Reviews

Author: 
Jon Butterworth
Reviewer: 
Joseph D. Martin

Martin on Butterworth, 'Most Wanted Particle: The Inside Story of the Hunt for the Higgs, the Heart of the Future of Physics'

Jon Butterworth. Most Wanted Particle: The Inside Story of the Hunt for the Higgs, the Heart of the Future of Physics. New York: Experiment, 2016. 304 pp. $15.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61519-301-1.

Reviewed by Joseph D. Martin (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (June, 2018) Commissioned by Kathryn Olesko (Georgetown University)

Author: 
Christos Lynteris, Nicholas H. A. Evans, eds.
Reviewer: 
Rachel Podd

Podd on Lynteris and Evans, 'Histories of Post-Mortem Contagion: Infectious Corpses and Contested Burials'

Christos Lynteris, Nicholas H. A. Evans, eds. Histories of Post-Mortem Contagion: Infectious Corpses and Contested Burials. Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in Modern History Series. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. 230 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-62928-5.

Reviewed by Rachel Podd (Fordham University) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (April, 2018) Commissioned by Lucy C. Barnhouse (College of Wooster)

Author: 
Lorraine Daston, ed.
Reviewer: 
Boris Jardine

Jardine on Daston, 'Science in the Archives: Pasts, Presents, Futures'

Lorraine Daston, ed. Science in the Archives: Pasts, Presents, Futures. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 392 pp. $37.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-43236-6.

Reviewed by Boris Jardine (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (April, 2018) Commissioned by Dominic J. Berry (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Author: 
Courtney Fullilove
Reviewer: 
Francesca Bray

Bray on Fullilove, 'The Profit of the Earth: The Global Seeds of American Agriculture'

Courtney Fullilove. The Profit of the Earth: The Global Seeds of American Agriculture. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 288 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-45486-3.

Reviewed by Francesca Bray (University of Edinburgh) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (April, 2018) Commissioned by Dominic J. Berry (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Author: 
Erika Dyck, Larry Stewart, eds.
Reviewer: 
Michael Brown

Brown on Dyck and Stewart, 'The Uses of Humans in Experiment: Perspectives from the 17th to the 20th Century'

Erika Dyck, Larry Stewart, eds. The Uses of Humans in Experiment: Perspectives from the 17th to the 20th Century. Clio Medica Series. Leiden: Brill - Rodopi, 2016. Illustrations. xii + 297 pp. $149.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-28670-2.

Reviewed by Michael Brown (University of Roehampton) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (January, 2018) Commissioned by Darren N. Wagner

Author: 
Joseph Hanaway, John H. Burgess, eds.
Reviewer: 
Annmarie Adams

Adams on Hanaway and Burgess, 'The General: A History of the Montreal General Hospital'

Joseph Hanaway, John H. Burgess, eds. The General: A History of the Montreal General Hospital. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2016. 760 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-4685-1.

Reviewed by Annmarie Adams (McGill University) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (January, 2018) Commissioned by Darren N. Wagner

Author: 
Jana Madlen Schütte
Reviewer: 
Tillmann Taape

Taape on Schütte, 'Medizin im Konflikt: Fakultäten, Märkte und Experten in deutschen Universitätsstädten des 14. bis 16. Jahrhunderts'

Jana Madlen Schütte. Medizin im Konflikt: Fakultäten, Märkte und Experten in deutschen Universitätsstädten des 14. bis 16. Jahrhunderts. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2017. e-book. (e-book), ISBN 978-90-04-33159-4.

Reviewed by Tillmann Taape (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (December, 2017) Commissioned by Lucy C. Barnhouse

Author: 
Ronald R. Kline
Reviewer: 
Michael Burnam-Fink

Burnam-Fink on Kline, 'The Cybernetics Moment: Or Why We Call Our Age the Information Age'

Ronald R. Kline. The Cybernetics Moment: Or Why We Call Our Age the Information Age. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015. xi + 336 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-1671-7.

Reviewed by Michael Burnam-Fink (Arizona State University) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (November, 2017) Commissioned by Sean Seyer

Author: 
Gabriella Zuccolin
Reviewer: 
Jeff Doolittle

Doolittle on Zuccolin, 'Summa doctrina et certa experientia: Studi su medicina e filosofia per Chiara Crisciani'

Gabriella Zuccolin. Summa doctrina et certa experientia: Studi su medicina e filosofia per Chiara Crisciani. Micrologus Library Series. Florence: SISMEL, 2017. 490 pp. EUR 68.00 (paper), ISBN 978-88-8450-762-4.

Reviewed by Jeff Doolittle (Fordham University) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (October, 2017) Commissioned by Lucy C. Barnhouse

Author: 
Shobita Parthasarathy
Reviewer: 
Graham M. Dutfield

Dutfield on Parthasarathy, 'Patent Politics: Life Forms, Markets, and the Public Interest in the United States and Europe'

Shobita Parthasarathy. Patent Politics: Life Forms, Markets, and the Public Interest in the United States and Europe. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 304 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-43785-9.

Reviewed by Graham M. Dutfield (University of Leeds) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (October, 2017) Commissioned by Dominic J. Berry

Author: 
Joanna Radin
Reviewer: 
Sara M. Peres

Peres on Radin, 'Life on Ice: A History of New Uses for Cold Blood'

Joanna Radin. Life on Ice: A History of New Uses for Cold Blood. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 288 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-41731-8.

Reviewed by Sara M. Peres (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (October, 2017) Commissioned by Dominic J. Berry

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=49931

Author: 
Jim Endersby
Reviewer: 
Anna Svensson

Svensson on Endersby, 'Orchid: A Cultural History'

Jim Endersby. Orchid: A Cultural History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016. 288 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-37632-5.

Reviewed by Anna Svensson (KTH Royal Institute of Technology) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (October, 2017) Commissioned by Dominic J. Berry

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=49935

Author: 
Friedrich Steinle
Reviewer: 
Cameron Lazaroff-Puck

Lazaroff-Puck on Steinle, 'Exploratory Experiments: Ampère, Faraday, and the Origins of Electrodynamics'

Friedrich Steinle. Exploratory Experiments: Ampère, Faraday, and the Origins of Electrodynamics. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2016. 544 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4450-8.

Reviewed by Cameron Lazaroff-Puck (University of Minnesota) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (October, 2017) Commissioned by Daniel Liu

Author: 
Naoë Kukita Yoshikawa, ed.
Reviewer: 
Kristin Uscinski

Uscinski on Yoshikawa, 'Medicine, Religion and Gender in Medieval Culture'

Naoë Kukita Yoshikawa, ed. Medicine, Religion and Gender in Medieval Culture. Rochester: Boydell and Brewer, 2015. 310 pp. 99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84384-401-3.

Reviewed by Kristin Uscinski (State University of New York - Purchase College) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (August, 2017) Commissioned by Lucy C. Barnhouse

Author: 
Allen A. Debus
Reviewer: 
Will Tattersdill

Tattersdill on Debus, 'Dinosaurs Ever Evolving: The Changing Face of Prehistoric Animals in Popular Culture'

Allen A. Debus. Dinosaurs Ever Evolving: The Changing Face of Prehistoric Animals in Popular Culture. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, 2016. 320 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-9951-9.

Reviewed by Will Tattersdill (University of Birmingham) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (August, 2017) Commissioned by Darren N. Wagner

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