History of science, medicine & technology acquisitions, Feb.-Mar. 2016

This is a list of books added to our catalog with call number Q-T and history or biography in the subject headings plus a few books added by request. This is not a comprehensive list of new books. There are certainly other new books related to the history of science, technology and medicine, so please search the catalog for specific titles. Requests welcome! You can send requests to Ruth Lewis, to your primary Subject Librarian, or to the book request form. Please click on the titles for current location and status of the book. Remember that the Becker Medical Library also adds books and ebooks which may interest WU history of science folks!

Antivaccine heresy [electronic resource] : Jacobson v. Massachusetts and the troubled history of compulsory vaccination in the United States / Karen L. Walloch. Rochester studies in medical history. Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2015.
Beastly possessions [electronic resource] : animals in Victorian consumer culture / Sarah Amato. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2015]
Body by Darwin : how evolution shapes our health and transforms medicine / Jeremy Taylor. Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, [2015]
Bridges / Judith Dupré introductory interview with Frank O. Gehry design by Alleycat. New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers : Distributed by Workman Pub. Co., ©1997.
Chanel and her world / by Edmonde Charles-Roux [translated from the French by Daniel Wheeler]. New York : Vendome Press, ©1981.
Charles Bell and the anatomy of reform / Carin Berkowitz. Chicago London : The University of Chicago Press, 2015.
Companion to the history of American science [electronic resource] / edited by Georgina M. Montgomery and Mark A. Largent. Wiley Blackwell companions to American history. Chichester, UK Malden, MA : John Wiley & Sons, 2016
Conjuring science : a history of scientific entertainment and stage magic in modern France / Sofie Lachapelle. New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Cosmic web : mysterious architecture of the universe / J. Richard Gott. Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2016]
Domesticity in the making of modern science / edited by Donald L. Opitz, Staffan Bergwik and Brigitte Van Tiggelen. Houndsmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Driven by fear [electronic resource] : epidemics and isolation in San Francisco’s house of pestilence / Guenter B. Risse. History of emotions. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2016]
Early history of embodied cognition 1740-1920 : the Lebenskraft-debate and radical reality in German science, music, and literature / edited by John A. McCarthy, Stephanie M. Hilger, Heather I. Sullivan, Nicholas Saul. Internationale Forschungen zur Allgemeinen und Vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft volume 189. Leiden Boston : Brill Rodopi, [2016]
Einheit und Vielfalt : Franz Ungers (1800-1870) Konzepte der Naturforschung im internationalen Kontext / Marianne Klemun (Hg.). Göttingen : V&R unipress : Vienna University Press, [2016]
Einstein encyclopedia / Alice Calaprice, Daniel Kennefick, and Robert Schulmann. Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2015]
Ex-prodigy : my childhood and youth / by Norbert Wiener. New York : Simon and Schuster, 1953.
Falafel nation : cuisine and the making of national identity in Israel / Yael Raviv. Studies of Jews in society Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2015]
Fashion in the forties / Julian Robinson. London : Academy Editions New York : St. Martin’s Press, 1976.
Food and health in early modern Europe : diet, medicine and society, 1450-1800 / David Gentilcore. London New York : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc., 2016
Galeno, obra, pensamiento e influencia : coloquio internacional celebrado en Madrid, 22-25 de Marzo de 1988 / edición preparada por J.A. López Férez. Madrid : Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, [1991]
Grand spas of Central Europe : a history of intrigue, politics, art, and healing / David Clay Large. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
Gratitude / Oliver Sacks. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Histories of medicine and healing in the Indian Ocean world, Volume 1. The medieval and early modern period / Anna Winterbottom and Facil Tesfaye. Palgrave series in Indian Ocean world studies Basingstoke, Hampshire [UK] New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Homo patiens : approaches to the patient in the ancient world / edited by Georgia Petridou and Chiara Thumiger. Studies in ancient medicine volume 45. Leiden Boston : Brill, [2016]
Ill composed : sickness, gender, and belief in early modern England / Olivia Weisser. New Haven : Yale University Press, [2015]
Jemima code : two centuries of African American cookbooks / Toni Tipton-Martin forewords by John Egerton and Barbara Haber. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2015.
Keeping the nation’s house [electronic resource] : domestic management and the making of modern China / Helen M. Schneider. Contemporary Chinese studies series. Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2011.
Knowledge and the public interest, 1575-1725 [electronic resource] / Vera Keller. New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Let there be water : Israel’s solution for a water-starved world / Seth M. Siegel. New York : Thomas Dunne Books/ St. Martin’s Press, 2015.
Localization and its discontents : a genealogy of psychoanalysis and the neuro disciplines / Katja Guenther. Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2015
Madness in civilization : a cultural history of insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the madhouse to modern medicine / Andrew Scull. Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2015.
Mathematics in ancient Egypt : a contextual history / Annette Imhausen. Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2016]
Medical innovation : science, technology and practice / edited by Davide Consoli, Andrea Mina, Richard R. Nelson and Ronnie Ramlogan. Routledge international studies in health economics. Abingdon, Oxon New York : Routledge, 2016.
Medieval Islamic hospital : medicine, religion, and charity / Ahmed Ragab. New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Medieval medicine : a reader / edited by Faith Wallis. Readings in medieval civilizations and cultures 15. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, c2010.
Mental disorders in the classical world / edited by W.V. Harris. Columbia studies in the classical tradition v. 38. Leiden Boston : Brill, [2013]
Merritt Parkway / Bruce Radde. New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1993.
Mummies, cannibals and vampires : the history of corpse medicine from the Renaissance to the Victorians / Richard Sugg. London New York : Routledge, 2016.
Natural and the human : science and the shaping of modernity, 1739-1841 / Stephen Gaukroger. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Nobel lectures. Physics, 1901-1995 [electronic resource]. [Singapore] : World Scientific, [1999]
On the constitution of the art of medicine The art of medicine A method of medicine to Glaucon / Galen edited and translated by Ian Johnston. Loeb classical library LCL 523. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2016.
On Theriac to Piso, attributed to Galen : a critical edition with translation and commentary / by Robert Leigh. Studies in ancient medicine, volume 47. Leiden Boston : Brill, [2016]
Pastrami [on] rye : an overstuffed history of the Jewish deli / Ted Merwin. New York London : New York University Press, [2015]
Photographs of environmental phenomena: scientific images in the wake of environmental awareness, USA 1860s-1970s / Gisela Parak. Image v. 79. [Bielefeld?] : Transcript, [2015]
Poetics of scientific investigation in seventeenth-century England / Claire Preston. Oxford New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Savoring Gotham [electronic resource] : a food lover’s companion to New York City / edited by Andrew F. Smith. Oxford New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Scientific communication across the Iron Curtain / Christopher D. Hollings. SpringerBriefs in history of science and technology. Cham New York : Springer, [2016]
Seven pillars of statistical wisdom / Stephen M. Stigler. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2016.
Silence, scapegoats, self-reflection : the shadow of Nazi medical crimes on medicine and bioethics / Volker Roelcke, Sascha Topp, Etienne Lepicard (eds.). Formen der Erinnerung Band 59. Göttingen : V & R unipress, [2014]
Turing’s Revolution The Impact of His Ideas about Computability [electronic resource] / Sommaruga, Giovanni. Springer International Publishing, 2015.
Uncertain histories : accumulation, inaccessibility, and doubt in contemporary photography / Kate Palmer Albers. Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2015]
Victorian medicine and popular culture / edited by Louise Penner and Tabitha Sparks. Science and culture in the nineteenth century 28. Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2016.
We could not fail : the first African Americans in the Space Program / Richard Paul & Steven Moss. Austin : University of Texas Press, [2015]
Weight and value in pre-coinage societies / Anna Michailidou. Meletēmata 42, 61. Athens : Diffusion de Boccard, 2005-2008.
When breath becomes air / Paul Kalanithi foreword by Abraham Verghese. New York : Random House, [2016]
World’s fairs on the eve of war [electronic resource] : science, technology, & modernity, 1937-1942 / Robert H. Kargon, Johns Hopkins University, Karen Fiss, California College of the Arts, Morris Low, University of Queensland), Arthur P. Molella, Smithsonian Institution. Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press [2015]
Wounds and wound repair in medieval culture [electronic resource] / edited by Larissa Tracy and Kelly DeVries. Explorations in Medieval culture, 2352-0299 ; volume 1 Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2015]
Yellow Emperor’s classic of internal medicine / chapters 1-34 translated from the Chinese with an introductory study by Ilza Veith foreword by Linda L. Barnes. Berkeley : University of California Press, 2016
Yves Saint Laurent / by Yves Saint Laurent and Diana Vreeland [and others]. New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art : C.N. Potter, [1983]

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Ruth is a librarian at Washington University for biology, math, history of science; she is also scholarly communications coordinator. Email: rlewis@wustl.edu Phone: 314-935-4819