Reviews

Author: 
Sara N. Hottinger
Reviewer: 
Andrew Fiss

Fiss on Hottinger, 'Inventing the Mathematician: Gender, Race, and Our Cultural Understanding of Mathematics'

Sara N. Hottinger. Inventing the Mathematician: Gender, Race, and Our Cultural Understanding of Mathematics. Albany: SUNY, 2016. 205 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-6009-3.

Reviewed by Andrew Fiss (Michigan Technological University) Published on H-PhysicalSciences (April, 2017) Commissioned by Daniel Liu

Author: 
Jan Rüger, Nikolaus Wachsmann, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ryan Dahn

Dahn on Rüger and Wachsmann, 'Rewriting German History: New Perspectives on Modern Germany'

Jan Rüger, Nikolaus Wachsmann, eds. Rewriting German History: New Perspectives on Modern Germany. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. 336. pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-34778-7.

Reviewed by Ryan Dahn (University of Chicago, CHSS) Published on H-PhysicalSciences (March, 2017) Commissioned by Daniel Liu

Author: 
Rebecca Priestley
Reviewer: 
Maria Rentetzi

Rentetzi on Priestley, 'Mad on Radium: New Zealand in the Atomic Age'

Rebecca Priestley. Mad on Radium: New Zealand in the Atomic Age. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 2012. Illustrations, graphs. xii + 284 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-86940-727-8.

Reviewed by Maria Rentetzi (National Technical University of Athens) Published on H-PhysicalSciences (September, 2014) Commissioned by Marta Jordi Taltavull

Uncovering New Zealand’s nuclearity

Author: 
Craig Martin
Reviewer: 
Arianna Borrelli

Borrelli on Craig Martin, 'Renaissance Meteorology: Pomponazzi to Descartes'

Craig Martin. Renaissance Meteorology: Pomponazzi to Descartes. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011. 224 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-0187-4.

Reviewed by Arianna Borrelli (Bergische Universität Wuppertal) Published on H-PhysicalSciences (September, 2014) Commissioned by Marta Jordi Taltavull

Renaissance Aristotelianism and Meteorology

Author: 
Monica Azzolini
Reviewer: 
Pietro Daniel Omodeo

Omodeo on Azzolini, 'The Duke and the Stars: Astrology and Politics in Renaissance Milan'

Monica Azzolini. The Duke and the Stars: Astrology and Politics in Renaissance Milan. I Tatti Studies in Italian Renaissance History Series. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012. Illustrations. 370 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-06663-2.

Reviewed by Pietro Daniel Omodeo (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science) Published on H-PhysicalSciences (December, 2013) Commissioned by Marta Jordi Taltavull

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