History of science, medicine & technology acquisitions, Jun-Jul 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!

32 yolks : from my mother’s table to working the line / Eric Ripert, with Veronica Chambers. New York : Random House, [2016]
After the war : women in physics in the United States / Ruth H. Howes, Caroline L. Herzenberg. IOP concise physics. San Rafael, CA : Morgan & Claypool Publishers, [2015]
Anatomy of murder : ethical transgressions and anatomical science during the Third Reich / Sabine Hildebrandt. Andean wonder drug : cinchona bark and imperial science in the Spanish Atlantic, 1630-1800 / Matthew James Crawford. Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2016]
Autobiography of a face / Lucy Grealy. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1994.
Bread in Ottoman Egypt / by Jamal Kamal Mahmoud. al-Daw?ah, Qa?ar Bayr?t : al-Markaz al-?Arab? lil-Ab??th wa-Dir?sat al-Siy?s?t, K?n?n al-Th?n? 2016.
Course of landscape architecture : a history of our designs on the natural world, from prehistory to the present / Christophe Girot. New York, New York : Thames & Hudson, 2016.
Crafting of the 10000 things : knowledge and technology in seventeenth-century China / [De] Xue Feng zhu Wu Xiujie, Bai Lanling yi. Feng huang wen ku. hai wai Zhongguo yan jiu xi lie. Nanjing Shi : Jiangsu ren min chu ban she, 2015.
Cultural politics of hygiene in India, 1890-1940 : contagions of feeling / Srirupa Prasad, University of Missouri-Columbia, USA. Cambridge imperial and post-colonial studies series. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Dictionary of Medical Vocabulary in English, 1375-1550 : Body Parts, Sicknesses, Instruments, and Medicinal Preparations: Part I & II [ebook with 3 concurrent users allowed] Norri, Juhani. Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge. 2016
Face of medicine : visualising medical masculinities in late nineteenth-century Paris / Mary Hunter Rethinking Art’s Histories. Manchester : Manchester University Press 2016.
Galen on the affected parts : translation from the Greek text with explanatory notes / Rudolph E. Siegel. Basel New York : S. Karger, 1976.
Gardens, Knowledge and the Sciences in the Early Modern Period. Hubertus Fischer, Volker R. Remmert, Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn Trends in the History of Science Springer, 2016
Institutional change and healthcare organizations : from professional dominance to managed care / W. Richard Scott [and others]. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2000.
Language of nature : reassessing the mathematization of natural philosophy in the seventeenth century / Geoffrey Gorham [and three others], editors. Minnesota studies in the philosophy of science v. 20. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2016]
Lenabell : a doctor’s memoir of a remarkable woman’s eighty year battle with sickle cell disease / Hugh Chaplin. [Philadelphia, Pa.] : Xlibris, c2003.
Life and limb : perspectives on the American Civil War / edited by David Seed, Stephen C. Kenny and Chris Williams. Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2015.
Light of the world : astronomy in al-Andalus / Joseph Ibn Na?mias edited, translated, and with a commentary by Robert G. Morrison. Berkeley series in postclassical Islamic scholarship 1. Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2016]
Literature in the age of celestial discovery : from Copernicus to Flamsteed / edited by Judy A. Hayden. Palgrave studies in literature, science and medicine. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Medicine and hygiene : some new perspectives / Zhu Pingyi zhu bian. Papers from the fourth International Conference on Sinology [Taibei Shi] : Zhong yang yan jiu yuan, 2013.
Merciful end : the Euthanasia movement in modern America / Ian Dowbiggin. Oxford [England] New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Naturalists, Explorers and Field Scientists in South-East Asia and Australasia [electronic resource] / Das, Indraneil. Springer International Publishing, 2016.
Newton’s apple and other myths about science / edited by Ronald L. Numbers and Kostas Kampourakis. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.
Positivism, science, and ‘The Scientists’ in Porfirian Mexico : a reappraisal / Natalia Priego. Liverpool Latin American Studies, New Series : 15. Liverpool : Liverpool Univ Press, 2016.
Psychiatry in communist Europe / edited by Mat Savelli and Sarah Marks. Mental health in historical perspective. Houndmills, Basingstoke Hampshire New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Sanitation in Urban Britain, 1560–1700 Leona J. Skelton. Taylor & Francis ebooks
Science, technology, and medicine in the modern Japanese Empire / edited by David G. Wittner and Philip C. Brown. Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia 113. Abingdon, Oxon New York, NY : Routledge, 2016.
Scientific communication across the Iron Curtain / Christopher D. Hollings. SpringerBriefs in history of science and technology. Cham New York : Springer, [2016]
Tu Youyou zhuan : Zhongguo shou huo Nuobei’er jiang de nü ke xue jia / Tu Youyou zhuan bian xie zu. Beijing Shi : Ren min chu ban she, 2015.
Victorian album : Julia Margaret Cameron and her circle / edited by Graham Ovenden introductory essay by David Cecil. New York : Da Capo Press, 1975.

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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