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  • Briefwechsel zwischen Franz Delitzsch und Wolf Wilhelm Graf Baudissinby Franz Delitzsch

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 17.76

    Der hier veröffentlichte Briefwechsel zwischen Franz Delitzsch und Wolf Wilhelm Graf Baudissin wurde von mir im Auftrag von Otto Eißfeldt, der seine Veröffentlichung seit langem vorbereitet hatte, am 19. Juli 1967 in der 134. Sitzung der Geisteswissenschaftlichen Sektion der damaligen Ar­ beitsgemeinschaft für Forschung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen... more...

  • Atomicby Jim Baggott

    Icon Books Ltd 2015; US$ 9.99

    Drawing on declassified material such as MI6's Farm Hall transcripts, coded Soviet messages cracked by American cryptographers in the Venona project, and interpretations by Russian scholars of documents from the Soviet archives, Atomic presents a brilliant new account of the race to build humankind's most destructive weapon. more...

  • A Companion to the History of Scienceby Bernard Lightman

    Wiley 2016; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00

    The Wiley Blackwell Companion to the History of Science is a single volume companion that discusses the history of science as it is done today, providing a survey of the debates and issues that dominate current scholarly discussion, with contributions from leading international scholars. Provides a single-volume overview of current scholarship... more...

  • The Edge of Objectivityby Charles Coulston Gillispie; Theodore M. Porter

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    Originally published in 1960, The Edge of Objectivity helped to establish the history of science as a full-fledged academic discipline. In the mid-1950s, a young professor at Princeton named Charles Gillispie began teaching Humanities 304, one of the first undergraduate courses offered anywhere in the world on the history of science. From Galileo's... more...

  • Stalin and the Scientistsby Simon Ings

    Faber & Faber 2016; US$ 21.87

    An epic story of courage, genius and terrible folly, this is the first history of how the Soviet Union's scientists became both the glory and the laughing stock of the intellectual world. Simon Ings weaves together what happened when a handful of impoverished and underemployed graduates, professors and entrepreneurs, collectors and charlatans,... more...

  • Adolphe Quetelet, Social Physics and the Average Men of Science, 1796-1874by Kevin Donnelly

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    Adolphe Quetelet was an influential astronomer and statistician whose controversial work inspired heated debate in European and American intellectual circles. In creating a science designed to explain the ?average man,? he helped contribute to the idea of normal, most enduringly in his creation of the Quetelet Index, which came to be known as the... more...

  • Astronomy in India, 1784-1876by Joydeep Sen

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Indian scientific achievements in the early twentieth century are well known, with a number of heralded individuals making globally recognized strides in the field of astrophysics. Covering the period from the foundation of the Asiatick Society in 1784 to the establishment of the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science in 1876, Sen explores... more...

  • Brewing Science, Technology and Print, 1700-1880by James Sumner

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2013; US$ 34.99

    How did the brewing of beer become a scientific process? Sumner explores this question by charting the theory and practice of the trade in Britain and Ireland during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. From an oral culture derived from home-based skills, brewing industrialized rapidly and developed an extensive trade literature, based increasingly... more...

  • Domesticating Electricityby Graeme Gooday

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2008; US$ 34.99

    This is an innovative and original socio-cultural study of the history of electricity during the late Victorian and Edward periods. Gooday shows how technology, authority and gender interacted in pre-World War I Britain. The rapid take-up of electrical light and domestic appliances on both sides of the Atlantic had a wide-ranging effect on consumer... more...