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Volume 90 | Number 2 | March-April 2002


Of Theft and Honest Toil

Fiona Cowie

A review of Mind in Everyday Life and Cognitive Science, by Sunny Y. Auyang

Smallpox, Then and Now

Robert L. Dorit

A review of Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775û82, by Elizabeth A. Fenn, and Scourge: The Once and Future Threat of Smallpox, by Jonathan B. Tucker

A Naturalist in Paradise

James Secord

A review of The Alfred Russel Wallace Reader: A Selection of Writings from the Field, by Jane R. Camerini, and Alfred Russel Wallace: A Life, by Peter Raby

Camera Obscurities

Andreas Teuber

A review of Secret Knowledge: Rediscovering the Lost Techniques of the Old Masters, by David Hockney and Vermeer's Camera: Uncovering the Truth behind the Masterpieces, by Philip Steadman

Skewed Skepticism

Daniel Simberloff

A review of The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World, by Bjørn Lomborg


Total Records : 15


 

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