Reviews

Author: 
Maya J. Goldenberg
Reviewer: 
Bernice L. Hausman

Hausman on Goldenberg, 'Vaccine Hesitancy: Public Trust, Expertise, and the War on Science'

Maya J. Goldenberg. Vaccine Hesitancy: Public Trust, Expertise, and the War on Science. Science, Values, and the Public Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2021. 272 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4655-7

Author: 
Jennifer D. Penschow
Reviewer: 
Theo Dekker

Dekker on Penschow, 'Battling Smallpox before Vaccination: Inoculation in Eighteenth-Century Germany'

Jennifer D. Penschow. Battling Smallpox before Vaccination: Inoculation in Eighteenth-Century Germany. Clio Medica Series. Leiden: Brill, 2022. Illustrations. 312 pp. $150.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-46513-8; $155.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-90-04-46537-4.

Reviewed by Theo Dekker (Universiteit Leiden) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (May, 2022) Commissioned by Penelope K. Hardy (University of Wisconsin-La Crosse)

Author: 
Jonathan Finn
Reviewer: 
Declan Abernethy

Abernethy on Finn, 'Beyond the Finish Line: Images, Evidence, and the History of the Photo-Finish'

Jonathan Finn. Beyond the Finish Line: Images, Evidence, and the History of the Photo-Finish. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2020. Tables, illustrations. 248 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-228-00343-4.

Reviewed by Declan Abernethy (Georgia Institute of Technology) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (May, 2022) Commissioned by Penelope K. Hardy (University of Wisconsin-La Crosse)

Author: 
Adam Crymble
Reviewer: 
Julia Lewandoski

Lewandoski on Crymble, 'Technology and the Historian: Transformations in the Digital Age'

Adam Crymble. Technology and the Historian: Transformations in the Digital Age. Topics in the Digital Humanities Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2021. 272 pp. $19.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-252-05260-6; $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08569-7; $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04371-0.

Reviewed by Julia Lewandoski (California State University San Marcos) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (May, 2022) Commissioned by Penelope K. Hardy (University of Wisconsin-La Crosse)

Author: 
Joris Mercelis
Reviewer: 
Henry Schmidt

Schmidt on Mercelis, 'Beyond Bakelite: Leo Baekeland and the Business of Science and Invention'

Joris Mercelis. Beyond Bakelite: Leo Baekeland and the Business of Science and Invention. Lemelson Center Studies in Invention and Innovation Series. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2020. 378 pp. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-262-53869-5

Author: 
Anne Lawrence-Mathers
Reviewer: 
Jean-Olivier Richard

Richard on Lawrence-Mathers, 'Medieval Meteorology: Forecasting the Weather from Aristotle to the Almanac'

Anne Lawrence-Mathers. Medieval Meteorology: Forecasting the Weather from Aristotle to the Almanac. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. 296 pp. $28.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-40600-0; $84.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-41839-3; $23.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-108-30750-5.

Reviewed by Jean-Olivier Richard (University of St. Michael's College in the University of Toronto) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (May, 2022) Commissioned by Penelope K. Hardy (University of Wisconsin-La Crosse)

Author: 
Alexander Hall
Reviewer: 
Max Long

Long on Hall, 'Evolution on British Television and Radio: Transmissions and Transmutations'

Alexander Hall. Evolution on British Television and Radio: Transmissions and Transmutations. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021. 296 pp. $119.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-030-83042-7.

Reviewed by Max Long (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (April, 2022) Commissioned by Penelope K. Hardy (University of Wisconsin-La Crosse)

Author: 
Margaret E. Schotte
Reviewer: 
Christine M. Petto

Petto on Schotte, 'Sailing School: Navigating Science and Skill, 1550-1800'

Margaret E. Schotte. Sailing School: Navigating Science and Skill, 1550-1800. Information Cultures Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019. Illustrations. xi + 297 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2953-3

Author: 
Helena Ekerholm, Karl Grandin, Christer Nordlund, Pateince A. Schell, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jeremy Vetter

Vetter on Ekerholm and Grandin and Nordlund and Schell and eds., 'Understanding Field Science Institutions'

Helena Ekerholm, Karl Grandin, Christer Nordlund, Pateince A. Schell, eds. Understanding Field Science Institutions. Sagamore Beach: Science History Publications, 2017. 358 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-88135-483-6.

Reviewed by Jeremy Vetter (University of Arizona) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (January, 2022) Commissioned by Dominic J. Berry (University of Birmingham)

Author: 
Sally Frampton
Reviewer: 
Mary Chapman

Chapman on Frampton, 'Belly-Rippers, Surgical Innovation and the Ovariotomy Controversy'

Sally Frampton. Belly-Rippers, Surgical Innovation and the Ovariotomy Controversy. Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in Modern History Series. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. 340 pp. $31.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-78610-0.

Reviewed by Mary Chapman (University of Leeds) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (September, 2021) Commissioned by Dominic J. Berry (University of Birmingham)

Author: 
Barbara Hahn
Reviewer: 
Marie Thébaud-Sorger

Thébaud-Sorger on Hahn, 'Technology in the Industrial Revolution (New Approaches to the History of Science and Medicine)'

Barbara Hahn. Technology in the Industrial Revolution (New Approaches to the History of Science and Medicine). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. 238 pp. $89.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-18680-4.

Reviewed by Marie Thébaud-Sorger (Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS)) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (August, 2021) Commissioned by Dominic J. Berry (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Author: 
Ann Blair, Kaspar von Greyerz, eds.
Reviewer: 
Thokozani Kamwendo

Kamwendo on Blair and Greyerz, 'Physico-theology: Religion and Science in Europe, 1650–1750'

Ann Blair, Kaspar von Greyerz, eds. Physico-theology: Religion and Science in Europe, 1650–1750. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020. viii + 274 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-3846-7.

Reviewed by Thokozani Kamwendo (University of Durham) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (August, 2021) Commissioned by Dominic J. Berry (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Author: 
W. Patrick McCray
Reviewer: 
Animesh Chatterjee

Chatterjee on McCray, 'Making Art Work: How Cold War Engineers and Artists Forged a New Creative Culture'

W. Patrick McCray. Making Art Work: How Cold War Engineers and Artists Forged a New Creative Culture. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2020. 344 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-262-04425-7

Reviewed by Animesh Chatterjee (Technische Universität Darmstadt) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (June, 2021) Commissioned by Dominic J. Berry (London School of Economics and Political Science)

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