Reviews

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

Author: 
Karissa Haugeberg
Reviewer: 
Laura Kelly

Kelly on Haugeberg, 'Women against Abortion: Inside the Largest Moral Reform Movement of the Twentieth Century'

Karissa Haugeberg. Women against Abortion: Inside the Largest Moral Reform Movement of the Twentieth Century. Women in American History Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. 240 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08246-7; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04096-2.

Reviewed by Laura Kelly (University of Strathclyde) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (August, 2017) Commissioned by Darren N. Wagner

Author: 
Miri Shefer-Mossensohn
Reviewer: 
Daniel A. Stolz

Stolz on Shefer-Mossensohn, 'Science among the Ottomans: The Cultural Creation and Exchange of Knowledge'

Miri Shefer-Mossensohn. Science among the Ottomans: The Cultural Creation and Exchange of Knowledge. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2015. 262 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4773-0359-7.

Reviewed by Daniel A. Stolz (Northwestern University) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (July, 2017) Commissioned by Sean Seyer

Author: 
Jon Scott Logel
Reviewer: 
Leslie Tomory

Tomory on Logel, 'Designing Gotham: West Point Engineers and the Rise of Modern New York, 1817-1898'

Jon Scott Logel. Designing Gotham: West Point Engineers and the Rise of Modern New York, 1817-1898. Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War Series. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2016. 280 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-6372-6.

Reviewed by Leslie Tomory (McGill University) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (July, 2017) Commissioned by Sean Seyer

Author: 
Karen Hunger Parshall, Michael T. Walton, Bruce T. Moran, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ute Frietsch

Frietsch on Parshall and Walton and Moran, 'Bridging Traditions: Alchemy, Chemistry, and Paracelsian Practices in the Early Modern Era'

Karen Hunger Parshall, Michael T. Walton, Bruce T. Moran, eds. Bridging Traditions: Alchemy, Chemistry, and Paracelsian Practices in the Early Modern Era. Early Modern Studies Series. Kirksville: Truman State University Press, 2015. xxii + 311 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61248-134-0.

Author: 
Andrew Mangham
Reviewer: 
Andy C. Brown

Brown on Mangham, 'Dickens’s Forensic Realism: Truth, Bodies, Evidence'

Andrew Mangham. Dickens’s Forensic Realism: Truth, Bodies, Evidence. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2017. xvi + 253 pp. $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-1324-7.

Reviewed by Andy C. Brown (University of Exeter) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (June, 2017) Commissioned by Darren N. Wagner

Author: 
Gregg Mitman, Kelley Wilder, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sue Lurie

Lurie on Mitman and Wilder and eds., 'Documenting the World: Film, Photography, and the Scientific Record'

Gregg Mitman, Kelley Wilder, eds. Documenting the World: Film, Photography, and the Scientific Record. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015. 288 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-12911-2.

Reviewed by Sue Lurie (2M Research Associates, LLC) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (May, 2017) Commissioned by Sean Seyer

Author: 
Tiago Saraiva
Reviewer: 
Jeffrey Lewis

Lewis on Saraiva, 'Fascist Pigs: Technoscientific Organisms and the History of Fascism'

Tiago Saraiva. Fascist Pigs: Technoscientific Organisms and the History of Fascism. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2016. 344 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-262-03503-3.

Reviewed by Jeffrey Lewis (Ohio State University) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (April, 2017) Commissioned by Sean Seyer

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=48471

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