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A History of Science in Society: From Philosophy to Utility, Third Edition
A History of Science in Society: From Philosophy to Utility, Third Edition
By Andrew Ede and Lesley B. Cormack

A History of Science in Society is a concise overview that introduces complex ideas in a non-technical fashion. Ede and Cormack trace the history of the changing place of science in society and explore the link between the pursuit of knowledge and the desire to make that knowledge useful.

Published Aug 2016
Articulating Dinosaurs: A Political Anthropology
Articulating Dinosaurs: A Political Anthropology
By Brian Noble

An original and illuminating study of science, culture, and museums, Articulating Dinosaurs is a remarkable look at not just how we visualize the prehistoric past, but how we make it palpable it our everyday lives.

Published Jul 2016
Life Forms in the Thinking of the Long Eighteenth Century
Life Forms in the Thinking of the Long Eighteenth Century
Edited by Keith Michael Baker and Jenna M. Gibbs

Life Forms in the Thinking of the Long Eighteenth Century is a unique reappraisal of Enlightenment thought on nature, biology, and the organic world.

Published May 2016
A Century of Maritime Science: The St. Andrews Biological Station
A Century of Maritime Science: The St. Andrews Biological Station
Edited by Jennifer Hubbard, David Wildish, and Robert Stephenson

A Century of Maritime Science reviews the fisheries, environmental, oceanographic, and aquaculture research conducted over the last hundred years at St. Andrews from the perspective of the participating scientists.

Published Apr 2016
Doctors beyond Borders: The Transnational Migration of Physicians in the Twentieth Century
Doctors beyond Borders: The Transnational Migration of Physicians in the Twentieth Century
Edited by Laurence Monnais and David Wright

Doctors beyond Borders provides an essential historical perspective on the transnational migration of health care practitioners.

Published Apr 2016
The Jesuits II: Cultures, Sciences, and the Arts, 1540-1773
The Jesuits II: Cultures, Sciences, and the Arts, 1540-1773
Edited by John W. O’Malley, S.J., Gauvin Alexander Bailey, Steven J. Harris, and T. Frank Kennedy, S.J.

With contributions from distinguished scholars from a dozen different countries, The Jesuits, II continues in the illustrious tradition of its predecessor to make an important contribution to religious memory.

Published Mar 2016
Canada's Rural Majority: Households, Environments, and Economies, 1870-1940
Canada's Rural Majority: Households, Environments, and Economies, 1870-1940
By R.W. Sandwell

Canada’s Rural Majority is an engaging and accessible history of the distinctive experience of Canada's rural population, including not only farmers, but also hunters, gardeners, fishers, miners, loggers, and cannery workers who lived and worked in rural Canada.

Published Feb 2016
Horses in Society: A Story of Animal Breeding and Marketing Culture, 1800-1920
Horses in Society: A Story of Animal Breeding and Marketing Culture, 1800-1920
By Margaret E. Derry

Derry’s fascinating study is also a story of the evolution of animal medicine and humanitarian movements, and of international relations, particularly between Canada and the United States.

Published Dec 2015
The Sleep of Others and the Transformation of Sleep Research
The Sleep of Others and the Transformation of Sleep Research
By Kenton Kroker

Examining a vast historical period of 2500 years, Kroker separates the problems associated with the history of dreaming from those associated with sleep itself and charts sleep-related diseases such as narcolepsy, insomnia, and sleep apnea.

Published Dec 2015
Maestro of Science: Omond McKillop Solandt and Government Science in War and Hostile Peace, 1939-1956
Maestro of Science: Omond McKillop Solandt and Government Science in War and Hostile Peace, 1939-1956
By Jason S. Ridler

Jason S. Ridler draws on interviews and declassified records to paint a vivid picture of the influence and achievements of a Canadian leader in Cold War military research.

Published Oct 2015