Volume 86 | Number 4 | July-August 1998
A review of Eve's Herbs, by John M. Riddle.
A review of The Logic of Medicine 2nd ed., by Edmond A. Murphy.
A review of The Black Death and the Transformation of the West, edited by David Herlihy and Samuel K. Cohn Jr.
Science in the Twentieth Century, edited by John Krige and Dominique Pestre.
A review of Redeeming Culture: American Religion in an Age of Science, by James Gilbert.
A review of Landmark Essays on Rhetoric and the Environment, edited by Craig Waddell.
A review of The King's Midwife: A History and Mystery of Madame du Courdray, by Nina Rattner Gelbart.
A review of A History of Dogs in the Early Americas, by Marion Schwartz.
A review of Nonverbal Communication: Where Nature Meets Culture, edited by Ullica Segerstrsle and Peter Molnár.
A review of Talking About Leaving: Why Undergraduates Leave the Sciences, by Elaine Seymour and Nancy Hewitt.
Total Records : 26
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