Volume 87 | Number 2 | March-April 1999
A review of Paths of Innovation: Technological Change in 20th-Century America, by David C. Mowery and Nathan Rosenberg.
A review of A House Built on Sand: Exposing Postmodernist Myths about Science, edited by Noretta Koertge.
A review of Great Feuds in Science: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever, by Hal Hellman.
A review of Foraging for Survival: Yearling Baboons in Africa, by Stuart A. Altmann.
A review of The Aspiring Adept: Robert Boyle and His Alchemical Quest, by Lawrence M. Principe.
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