J. L. Heilbron

J. L. Heilbron, formerly Professor of History and the Vice Chancellor at the University of California, Berkeley, is a Senior Research Fellow at Worcester College, University of Oxford. He was awarded the George Sarton Medal by the History of Science Society in 1993 for his contributions to the field.

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Cover: The Sun in the Church: Cathedrals as Solar ObservatoriesThe Sun in the Church: Cathedrals as Solar ObservatoriesHeilbron, J. L.PAPERBACK04/02/2001$34.50
Cover: The Dilemmas of an Upright Man: Max Planck and the Fortunes of German Science, With a New AfterwordThe Dilemmas of an Upright Man: Max Planck and the Fortunes of German Science, With a New AfterwordHeilbron, J. L.PAPERBACK09/01/2000$30.00
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Jacket: The Chinese Must Go: Violence, Exclusion, and the Making of the Alien in America, by Beth Lew-Williams, from Harvard University Press

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In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we’re showcasing titles that document the Asian American experience. Our second excerpt comes from Beth Lew-Williams’s prizewinning book The Chinese Must Go: Violence, Exclusion, and the Making of the Alien in America, which historian Richard White describes as “a powerful argument about racial violence that could not be more timely.” Monday night, Gong was asleep in his tent when the vigilantes returned