Collage of various historical images

Alumni Books - sorted by year

Camilo Quintero Toro, Birds of Empire, Birds of Nation. A History of Science, Economy, and Conservation in United States-Colombia Relations (Universidad de los Andes, 2012)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)
"Birds of Empire, Birds of Nation. A History of Science, Economy, and Conservation in United States-Colombia Relations" book cover image

"An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science" book cover image Edward J. Larson, An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science (Yale University Press, 2011)

Awarded an Honorable Mention in the 2011 National Outdoor Book Awards. Shortlisted for the 2012 Hessell-Tiltman prize.

Erika Lorraine Milam, Looking for a Few Good Males: Female Choice in Evolutionary Biology (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)
"Looking for a Few Good Males: Female Choice in Evolutionary Biology" book cover image

"Lessons amid the Rubble: An Introduction to Post-Disaster Engineering and Ethics" book cover image Sarah K. A. Pfatteicher, Lessons amid the Rubble: An Introduction to Post-Disaster Engineering and Ethics (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)

Jeffrey M. Jentzen, Death Investigation in America: Coroners, Medical Examiners, and the Pursuit of Medical Certainty (Harvard University Press, 2009)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)
"Death Investigation in America: Coroners, Medical Examiners, and the Pursuit of Medical Certainty" book cover image

"When Prayer Fails: Faith Healing, Children, and the Law" book cover image Shawn Francis Peters, When Prayer Fails: Faith Healing, Children, and the Law (Oxford University Press, 2008)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)

Pamela Gossin, Thomas Hardy's Novel Universe (Ashgate, 2007)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)
"Thomas Hardy's Novel Universe" book cover image

"Science Talk: Changing Notions of Science in American Culture" book cover image Daniel Patrick Thurs, Science Talk: Changing Notions of Science in American Culture (Rutgers University Press, 2007)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)

Judith A. Houck, Hot and Bothered: Women, Medicine, and Menopause in Modern America (Harvard University Press, 2006)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)
"Hot and Bothered: Women, Medicine, and Menopause in Modern America" book cover image

"The Coldest Crucible: Arctic Exploration and American Culture" book cover image Michael F. Robinson, The Coldest Crucible: Arctic Exploration and American Culture (University of Chicago Press, 2006)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)

Fa-ti Fan, British Naturalists in Qing China: Science, Empire, and Cultural Encounter (Harvard University Press, 2004)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)
"British Naturalists in Qing China: Science, Empire, and Cultural Encounter" book cover image

"Evolution: The Remarkable History of a Scientific Theory" book cover image Edward J. Larson, Evolution: The Remarkable History of a Scientific Theory (Modern Library, 2004)

Jole R. Shackelford, Philosophical Path for Paracelsian Medicine: The Ideas, Intellectual Context, and Influence of Petrus Severinus (1540-1602) (Museum Tusculanum Press, 2004)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)
"Philosophical Path for Paracelsian Medicine: The Ideas, Intellectual Context, and Influence of Petrus Severinus (1540-1602)" book cover image

"Elephant Slaves and Pampered Parrots: Exotic Animals in Eighteenth-Century Paris" book cover image Louise E. Robbins, Elephant Slaves and Pampered Parrots: Exotic Animals in Eighteenth-Century Paris (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)

Rennie B. Schoepflin, Christian Science on Trial: Religious Healing in America (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)
"Christian Science on Trial: Religious Healing in America" book cover image

"How to Write the History of the New World: Histories, Epistemologies, and Identities in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World" book cover image Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra, How to Write the History of the New World: Histories, Epistemologies, and Identities in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World (Stanford University Press, 2001)

Winner of the 2001 John E. Fagg Prize in Spanish and Latin American History and the 2001 Atlantic History Prize, both from the American Historical Association.

(Revised from a UW dissertation)

Edward J. Larson, Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion (Basic Books, 1997)

Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize in History
"Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion" book cover image

"To Make a Spotless Orange: Biological Control in California" book cover image Richard C. Sawyer, To Make a Spotless Orange: Biological Control in California (Iowa State Press, 1996)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)

Charlotte G. Borst, Catching Babies: The Professionalization of Childbirth, 1870-1920 (Harvard University Press, 1995)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)
"Catching Babies: The Professionalization of Childbirth, 1870-1920" book cover image

"Sex, Race, and Science: Eugenics in the Deep South" book cover image Edward J. Larson, Sex, Race, and Science: Eugenics in the Deep South (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995)

Susan E. Lederer, Subjected to Science: Human Experimentation in America before the Second World War (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)
"Subjected to Science: Human Experimentation in America before the Second World War" book cover image

"Between Copernicus and Galileo: Christoph Clavius and the Collapse of Ptolemaic Cosmology" book cover image James M. Lattis, Between Copernicus and Galileo: Christoph Clavius and the Collapse of Ptolemaic Cosmology (University of Chicago Press, 1994)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)

Michael A. Osborne, Nature, the Exotic, and the Science of French Colonialism (Indiana University Press, 1994)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)
"Nature, the Exotic, and the Science of French Colonialism" book cover image

"Patronage, Practice, and the Culture of American Science: Alexander Dallas Bache and the U. S. Coast Survey" book cover image Hugh Richard Slotten, Patronage, Practice, and the Culture of American Science: Alexander Dallas Bache and the U. S. Coast Survey (Cambridge University Press, 1994)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)

Patricia Spain Ward, Simon Baruch: Rebel in the Ranks of Medicine, 1840-1921 (University of Alabama Press, 1994)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)
"Simon Baruch: Rebel in the Ranks of Medicine, 1840-1921" book cover image

"Science, Medicine, and the State in Germany: The Case of Baden, 1815-1871" book cover image Arleen Marcia Tuchman, Science, Medicine, and the State in Germany: The Case of Baden, 1815-1871 (Oxford University Press, 1993)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)

A. Bowdoin Van Riper, Men among the Mammoths: Victorian Science and the Discovery of Human Prehistory (University of Chicago Press, 1993)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)
"Men among the Mammoths: Victorian Science and the Discovery of Human Prehistory" book cover image

"The Botanizers: Amateur Scientists in Nineteenth-Century America" book cover image Elizabeth B. Keeney, The Botanizers: Amateur Scientists in Nineteenth-Century America (University of North Carolina Press, 1992)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)

Gregg Mitman, The State of Nature: Ecology, Community, and American Social Thought, 1900-1950 (University of Chicago Press, 1992)

Winner of the 1994 Gustave O. Arlt Award in the Humanities from the Council of Graduate Schools

(Revised from a UW dissertation)
"The State of Nature: Ecology, Community, and American Social Thought, 1900-1950" book cover image

"The Founders of Humanistic Psychology" book cover image Roy Jose DeCarvalho, The Founders of Humanistic Psychology (Praeger Publishers, 1991)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)

John Patrick Swann, Academic Scientists and the Pharmaceutical Industry: Cooperative Research in Twentieth-Century America (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)
"Academic Scientists and the Pharmaceutical Industry: Cooperative Research in Twentieth-Century America" book cover image

"Unrolling Time: Christiaan Huygens and the Mathematization of Nature" book cover image Joella G.Yoder, Unrolling Time: Christiaan Huygens and the Mathematization of Nature (Cambridge University Press, 1988)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)

Rima D. Apple, Mothers and Medicine: A Social History of Infant Feeding, 1890-1950 (University of Wisconsin Press, 1987)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)
"Mothers and Medicine: A Social History of Infant Feeding, 1890-1950" book cover image

"Trial and Error: The American Controversy Over Creation and Evolution" book cover image Edward J. Larson, Trial and Error: The American Controversy Over Creation and Evolution (Oxford University Press, 1985)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)

John M. Eyler, Victorian Social Medicine: The Ideas and Methods of William Farr (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1979)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)
"Victorian Social Medicine: The Ideas and Methods of William Farr" book cover image

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