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Nature's Museums: Victorian Science and the Architecture of Display

by Carla Yanni Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
02/2000
ISBN:
9780801863264
Format:
Hbk 224 pages

''Museums produced natural knowledge and were themselves architectural spectacles,'' writes Carla Yanni. ''As such, they comprise...

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Meteorology in America, 1800-1870 (POD)

by James Rodger Fleming Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
03/2000
ISBN:
9780801863592
Format:
Pb+ 292 pages

Between 1800 and 1870 meteorology emerged as both a legitimate science and a government service in America. Challenging the widely...

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Natural Knowledge in Preclassical Antiquity

by Mott T. Greene Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
10/2000
ISBN:
9780801863714
Format:
Pbk 208 pages

n describing the origins of modern ''science,'' historians often fail to appreciate or misread how the ancients understood and...

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Flight in America: From the Wrights to the Astronauts 3ed

by Roger E. Bilstein Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
08/2001
ISBN:
9780801866852
Format:
Pbk 416 pages

Roger E. Bilstein's Flight in America has won acclaim as the foremost history of one of the twentieth century's landmark achievements--human...

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Pavlov's Physiology Factory: Experiment, Interpretation, Laboratory Enterprise

by Daniel P. Todes Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
12/2001
ISBN:
9780801866906
Format:
Hbk 512 pages

Russian physiologist and Nobel Prize winner Ivan Pavlov is most famous for his development of the concept of the conditional reflex...

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Central Neural States Relating Sex and Pain

by Richard J. Bodnar, Kathryn Commons, and Donald W. Pfaff Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
04/2002
ISBN:
9780801868276
Format:
Hbk 280 pages

Hormones strongly influence and even ''drive'' certain primitive behaviors. In Central Neural States Relating Sex and Pain, Richard...

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Fusion Quest

by T. Kenneth Fowler Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
01/1999
ISBN:
9780801870316
Format:
Cd 272 pages

In The Fusion Quest, T. Kenneth Fowler offers a vivid and colorful insider's account of the decades-long search for fusion power...

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Astrophysical Turbulence and Convection

by edited by J. Robert Buchler and Henry Kandrup Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
11/2001
ISBN:
9780801870453
Format:
Pbk 160 pages

Turbulence and convection are phenomena whose existence has long haunted astrophysicists because measuring them poses extremely...

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Biological Basis of Cocaine Addiction

by edited by Vanya QuiƱones-Jenab Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
11/2001
ISBN:
9780801870439
Format:
Pbk 230 pages

In the last 25 years, cocaine addiction has been established as a chronic relapsing brain disease. Research on the abuse of this...

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Evolution of New York City Subways: An Illustrated History of New York City's Transit Cars, 1867-1997

by Gene Sansone Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
04/2002
ISBN:
9780801868863
Format:
Hbk 424 pages

A collaborative labor of love by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the New York Transit Museum, Gene Sansone's Evolution...

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Field Techniques for Sea-Ice Research: Multimedia DVD

by Maya Salganek and Hajo Eicken University of Alaska Press
Pub Date:
01/2011
ISBN:
9780615370965
Format:
Dvd 0 pages

As much as one-tenth of the world's oceans are covered with sea ice, or frozen ocean water, at some point during the annual cycle....

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Teratogenic Effects of Drugs: A Resource for Clinicians (TERIS) 2ed

by J. M. Friedman, M.D., Ph.D., and Janine E. Polifka, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
07/2000
ISBN:
9780801863875
Format:
Hbk 736 pages

Teratogenic exposures during embryonic or fetal life can produce permanent abnormalities of structure or function. Although the...

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Tempos in Science and Nature: Structures, Relations, and Complexity

by edited by Claudio Rossi, Simone Bastianoni, Alessandro Donati, and Nadia Marchettini Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
03/2000
ISBN:
9780801864339
Format:
Pbk 464 pages

The complexity of nature has made it necessary to develop concepts and theories that have little in common with the reductionist...

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Radio and Television Regulation: Broadcast Technology in the United States, 1920-1960

by Hugh R. Slotten Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
10/2000
ISBN:
9780801864506
Format:
Hbk 328 pages

From AM radio to color television, broadcasting raised enormous practical and policy problems in the United States, especially...

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Quest for the African Dinosaurs: Ancient Roots of the Modern World

by Louis Jacobs Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
08/2000
ISBN:
9780801864810
Format:
Pbk 344 pages

Winner of the Colbert Award for the best adult book about dinosaurs Louis Jacobs reopened paleontologists' eyes to the African...

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