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link to catalog page, Behind the Gas Mask

Behind the Gas Mask

The U.S. Chemical Warfare Service in War and Peace

Author: Thomas I. Faith
Pub Date: October 2014

A timely history of the conflict over the American use of chemical weapons during and after WWI   learn more...

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...

link to catalog page, Unruly Spirits

Unruly Spirits

The Science of Psychic Phenomena in Modern France

Author: M. Brady Brower
Pub Date: November 2010

A fascinating history of parapsychic phenomena in France during the age of Sigmund Freud   learn more...

link to catalog page, Bridging Divides

Bridging Divides

The Origins of the Beckman Institute at Illinois

Author: Theodore L. Brown
Pub Date: September 2009

Celebrating the Beckman Institute's first twenty years as a world leader in interdisciplinary science and technology   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Cattell Controversy

The Cattell Controversy

Race, Science, and Ideology

Author: William H. Tucker
Pub Date: March 2009

Investigating one of the most significant controversies in contemporary psychology   learn more...

link to catalog page JACK, Science on the Home Front

Science on the Home Front

American Women Scientists in World War II

Author: Jordynn Jack
Pub Date: November 2009

A critical assay of the rhetorical and cultural obstacles faced by women scientists   learn more...

link to catalog page OLSON, Science and Scientism in Nineteenth-Century Europe Author: Richard G. Olson
Pub Date: December 2008

Exploring the natural scientific foundations of far-reaching social ideologies   learn more...

link to catalog page LOERZEL, Alchemy of Bones

Alchemy of Bones

Chicago's Luetgert Murder Case of 1897

Author: Robert Loerzel
Pub Date: May 2007

The sensational story behind one of the first criminal investigations to use forensic analysis   learn more...

link to catalog page, Books of Secrets

Books of Secrets

Natural Philosophy in England, 1550-1600

Author: Allison Kavey
Pub Date: October 2007

How cultural categories shaped--and were shaped by--new ideas about controlling nature   learn more...

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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