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    Cover: New Rome: The Empire in the EastNew Rome: The Empire in the EastStephenson, PaulHARDCOVER01/18/2022$35.00Not yet available
    Cover: Killer Instinct: The Popular Science of Human Nature in Twentieth-Century AmericaKiller Instinct: The Popular Science of Human Nature in Twentieth-Century AmericaWeidman, NadineHARDCOVER10/26/2021$45.00Not yet available
    Cover: Maladies of Empire: How Colonialism, Slavery, and War Transformed MedicineMaladies of Empire: How Colonialism, Slavery, and War Transformed MedicineDowns, JimHARDCOVER09/07/2021$29.95
    Cover: A History of Data Visualization and Graphic CommunicationA History of Data Visualization and Graphic CommunicationFriendly, Michael
    Wainer, Howard
    HARDCOVER06/08/2021$49.95
    Cover: Vera Rubin: A LifeVera Rubin: A LifeMitton, Jacqueline
    Mitton, Simon
    HARDCOVER02/11/2021$29.95
    Cover: Science under Fire: Challenges to Scientific Authority in Modern AmericaScience under Fire: Challenges to Scientific Authority in Modern AmericaJewett, AndrewHARDCOVER12/08/2020$39.95
    Cover: Neutron Stars: The Quest to Understand the Zombies of the CosmosNeutron Stars: The Quest to Understand the Zombies of the CosmosMoskvitch, KatiaHARDCOVER09/15/2020$29.95
    Cover: Rational Fog: Science and Technology in Modern WarRational Fog: Science and Technology in Modern WarLindee, M. SusanHARDCOVER09/15/2020$45.00
    Cover: The Black Box of Biology: A History of the Molecular RevolutionThe Black Box of Biology: A History of the Molecular RevolutionMorange, Michel
    Cobb, Matthew
    HARDCOVER06/09/2020$45.00
    Cover: The Scientific Method: An Evolution of Thinking from Darwin to DeweyThe Scientific Method: An Evolution of Thinking from Darwin to DeweyCowles, Henry M.HARDCOVER04/14/2020$35.00
    Cover: The Italian Renaissance of MachinesThe Italian Renaissance of MachinesGalluzzi, Paolo
    Mandelbaum, Jonathan
    HARDCOVER02/04/2020$41.00
    Cover: Newton’s Apple and Other Myths about ScienceNewton’s Apple and Other Myths about ScienceNumbers, Ronald L.
    Kampourakis, Kostas
    PAPERBACK01/07/2020$19.00
    Cover: Forgotten Healers: Women and the Pursuit of Health in Late Renaissance ItalyForgotten Healers: Women and the Pursuit of Health in Late Renaissance ItalyStrocchia, Sharon T.HARDCOVER12/17/2019$52.00
    Cover: Neptune’s Laboratory: Fantasy, Fear, and Science at SeaNeptune’s Laboratory: Fantasy, Fear, and Science at SeaAdler, AntonyHARDCOVER11/19/2019$41.00
    Cover: The Number of the Heavens: A History of the Multiverse and the Quest to Understand the CosmosThe Number of the Heavens: A History of the Multiverse and the Quest to Understand the CosmosSiegfried, TomHARDCOVER09/17/2019$29.95
    Cover: Zwicky: The Outcast Genius Who Unmasked the UniverseZwicky: The Outcast Genius Who Unmasked the UniverseJohnson, JohnHARDCOVER09/10/2019$35.00
    Cover: Third ThoughtsThird ThoughtsWeinberg, StevenPAPERBACK08/13/2019$18.00
    Cover: Assembling the Dinosaur: Fossil Hunters, Tycoons, and the Making of a SpectacleAssembling the Dinosaur: Fossil Hunters, Tycoons, and the Making of a SpectacleRieppel, LukasHARDCOVER06/24/2019$29.95
    Cover: Gravity’s Century: From Einstein’s Eclipse to Images of Black HolesGravity’s Century: From Einstein’s Eclipse to Images of Black HolesCowen, RonHARDCOVER05/06/2019$26.95
    Cover: The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River YearsThe Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River YearsThorson, Robert M.PAPERBACK04/30/2019$20.00
    Cover: Collecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British MuseumCollecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British MuseumDelbourgo, JamesPAPERBACK03/18/2019$18.95
    Cover: Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy, With a New AfterwordRipples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy, With a New AfterwordSchilling, GovertPAPERBACK03/18/2019$18.95
    Cover: Shen Gua’s EmpiricismShen Gua’s EmpiricismZuo, YaHARDCOVER09/10/2018$49.95
    Cover: Third ThoughtsThird ThoughtsWeinberg, StevenHARDCOVER08/06/2018$25.95
    Cover: Universe in Creation: A New Understanding of the Big Bang and the Emergence of LifeUniverse in Creation: A New Understanding of the Big Bang and the Emergence of LifeGould, Roy R.HARDCOVER05/07/2018$24.95
    Cover: The Great Rift: Literacy, Numeracy, and the Religion-Science DivideThe Great Rift: Literacy, Numeracy, and the Religion-Science DivideHobart, Michael E.HARDCOVER04/16/2018$42.00
    Cover: Calculated Values: Finance, Politics, and the Quantitative AgeCalculated Values: Finance, Politics, and the Quantitative AgeDeringer, WilliamHARDCOVER02/19/2018$48.00
    Cover: Inside the Lost Museum: Curating, Past and PresentInside the Lost Museum: Curating, Past and PresentLubar, StevenHARDCOVER08/07/2017$35.00
    Cover: Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of AstronomyRipples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of AstronomySchilling, GovertHARDCOVER07/31/2017$29.95
    Cover: How the Vertebrate Brain Regulates Behavior: Direct from the LabHow the Vertebrate Brain Regulates Behavior: Direct from the LabPfaff, DonaldHARDCOVER05/22/2017$40.00
    Cover: Kin: How We Came to Know Our Microbe RelativesKin: How We Came to Know Our Microbe RelativesIngraham, John L.HARDCOVER05/08/2017$40.00
    Cover: Naming the Local: Medicine, Language, and Identity in Korea since the Fifteenth CenturyNaming the Local: Medicine, Language, and Identity in Korea since the Fifteenth CenturySuh, SoyoungHARDCOVER05/08/2017$39.95
    Cover: The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River YearsThe Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River YearsThorson, Robert M.HARDCOVER04/24/2017$29.95
    Cover: Zero Degrees: Geographies of the Prime MeridianZero Degrees: Geographies of the Prime MeridianWithers, Charles W. J.HARDCOVER03/13/2017$29.95
    Cover: The Rhinoceros and the Megatherium: An Essay in Natural HistoryThe Rhinoceros and the Megatherium: An Essay in Natural HistoryPimentel, Juan
    Mason, Peter
    HARDCOVER01/09/2017$29.95
    Cover: Making Faces: The Evolutionary Origins of the Human FaceMaking Faces: The Evolutionary Origins of the Human FaceWilkins, Adam S.HARDCOVER01/02/2017$48.00
    Cover: Success and Suppression: Arabic Sciences and Philosophy in the RenaissanceSuccess and Suppression: Arabic Sciences and Philosophy in the RenaissanceHasse, Dag NikolausHARDCOVER11/28/2016$63.50
    Cover: Vanishing America: Species Extinction, Racial Peril, and the Origins of ConservationVanishing America: Species Extinction, Racial Peril, and the Origins of ConservationPowell, Miles A.HARDCOVER11/14/2016$42.00
    Cover: Cycles of Invention and Discovery: Rethinking the Endless FrontierCycles of Invention and Discovery: Rethinking the Endless FrontierNarayanamurti, Venkatesh
    Odumosu, Toluwalogo
    HARDCOVER10/24/2016$40.00
    Cover: Body Messages: The Quest for the Proteins of Cellular CommunicationBody Messages: The Quest for the Proteins of Cellular CommunicationFantuzzi, GiamilaHARDCOVER09/26/2016$42.00
    Cover: Cancer Stem Cells: Philosophy and TherapiesCancer Stem Cells: Philosophy and TherapiesLaplane, LucieHARDCOVER06/06/2016$42.00
    Cover: Lysenko’s Ghost: Epigenetics and RussiaLysenko’s Ghost: Epigenetics and RussiaGraham, LorenHARDCOVER04/11/2016$24.95
    Cover: Bone Rooms: From Scientific Racism to Human Prehistory in MuseumsBone Rooms: From Scientific Racism to Human Prehistory in MuseumsRedman, Samuel J.HARDCOVER03/14/2016$40.00
    Cover: The Myth of Race: The Troubling Persistence of an Unscientific IdeaThe Myth of Race: The Troubling Persistence of an Unscientific IdeaSussman, Robert WaldPAPERBACK03/14/2016$21.00
    Cover: Animal Electricity: How We Learned That the Body and Brain Are Electric MachinesAnimal Electricity: How We Learned That the Body and Brain Are Electric MachinesCampenot, Robert B.HARDCOVER02/15/2016$45.00
    Cover: Bird Relics: Grief and Vitalism in ThoreauBird Relics: Grief and Vitalism in ThoreauArsić, BrankaHARDCOVER01/04/2016$56.00
    Cover: The Lost Art of Finding Our WayThe Lost Art of Finding Our WayHuth, John EdwardPAPERBACK11/16/2015$23.00
    Cover: Newton’s Apple and Other Myths about ScienceNewton’s Apple and Other Myths about ScienceNumbers, Ronald L.
    Kampourakis, Kostas
    HARDCOVER11/04/2015$40.00
    Cover: August Weismann: Development, Heredity, and EvolutionAugust Weismann: Development, Heredity, and EvolutionChurchill, Frederick B.HARDCOVER06/09/2015$56.00
    Cover: The Measure and Meaning of Time in Mesoamerica and the AndesThe Measure and Meaning of Time in Mesoamerica and the AndesAveni, Anthony F.HARDCOVER05/11/2015$75.00
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    In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene