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link to catalog page, Ghost Stories for Darwin

Ghost Stories for Darwin

The Science of Variation and the Politics of Diversity

Author: Banu Subramaniam
Pub Date: November 2014

A wide-ranging meditation on differences and diversity in the sciences   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The Moral Property of Women

The Moral Property of Women

A History of Birth Control Politics in America

Author: Linda Gordon
Pub Date: 2007

The most complete history of birth control ever written   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Between Science and Literature

Between Science and Literature

An Introduction to Autopoetics

Author: Ira Livingston
Pub Date: November 2006

A shift in how we understand the world and ourselves, further displacing the nature/culture divide once so definitive for modernity   learn more...
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link to catalog page WEAVER, Medical Revolutionaries

Medical Revolutionaries

The Enslaved Healers of Eighteenth-Century Saint Domingue

Author: Karol K. Weaver
Pub Date: September 2006

How slave healers inspired the Haitian Revolution, toppled the slave system in Saint Domingue, and led to the loss of France’s most productive New World colony   learn more...
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link to catalog page RAMON Y CAJAL, Vacation Stories

Vacation Stories

Five Science Fiction Tales

Author: Santiago Ramón y Cajal
Pub Date: 2006

Written by Nobel Prize-winning Ramón y Cajal and translated into English for the first time by MacArthur Fellow Laura Otis, these five ingenious, early science fiction tales take a politically subversive and wickedly microscopic look at the nature, allure, and danger of scientific curiosity. (Think Jules Verne!)   learn more...
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link to catalog page GORDON, Heroes of Their Own Lives

Heroes of Their Own Lives

The Politics and History of Family Violence--Boston, 1880-1960

Author: Linda Gordon
Pub Date: April 2002

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link to catalog page HAZEN, The Village Enlightenment in America

The Village Enlightenment in America

Popular Religion and Science in the Nineteenth Century

Author: Craig James Hazen
Pub Date: February 2000

A fascinating investigation into how nineteenth-century religions attempted to justify their movements and beliefs by falling back on the “enlightened irrefutability” of science.   learn more...
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link to catalog page RAFTER, Creating Born Criminals Author: Nicole Hahn Rafter
Pub Date: 1998

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link to catalog page VERTINSKY, The Eternally Wounded Woman

The Eternally Wounded Woman

Women, Doctors, and Exercise in the Late Nineteenth Century

Author: Patricia A. Vertinsky
Pub Date: 1994

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link to catalog page DUFFY, From Humors to Medical Science

From Humors to Medical Science

A History of American Medicine

Author: John Duffy
Pub Date: 1993

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