Plagues Upon the Earth, Maladies of Empire, Our History of Addiction, Secret of Life, and More in History of Science | Academic Best Sellers

Best sellers in the topic "History of Science," September 2021 to date, as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO.

September 2021 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO.

Cover of Plagues Upon the Earth: Disease and the Course of Human History, by Kyle Harper. Yellow cover with circular photos of bacteria and viruses, in addition to an old globe, an old drawing of a ship, and and old drawing of a plague doctor1. Plagues Upon the Earth: Disease and the Course of Human History.
Harper, Kyle
Princeton University Press
2021. ISBN 9780691192123 $35.00

2. Maladies of Empire: How Colonialism, Slavery, and War Transformed Medicine.
Downs, Jim
Belknap Harvard
2021. ISBN 9780674971721 $29.95

3. Urge: Our History of Addiction.
Fisher, Carl Erik
Penguin Books
2022. ISBN 9780525561446 $30.00

4. Secret of Life: Rosalind Franklin, James Watson, Francis Crick, and the Discovery of DNA's Double Helix.
Markel, Howard
W W Norton
2021. ISBN 9781324002239 $30.00

5. Vulnerable System: The History of Information Security in the Computer Age.
Stewart, Andrew
Cornell University Press
2021. ISBN 9781501758942 $34.95

6. You Bet Your Life: From Blood Transfusions to Mass Vaccination, the Long and Risky History of Medical Innovations.
Offit, Paul A
Basic Books
2021. ISBN 9781541620391 $28.00

7. New History of Modern Computing.
Haigh, Thomas
MIT Press
2021. ISBN 9780262542906 $40.00

8. Uncountable: A Philosophical History of Number and Humanity from Antiquity to the Present.
Nirenberg, David
University of Chicago Press
2021. ISBN 9780226646985 $30.00

9. Our Biggest Experiment: An Epic History of the Climate Crisis.
Bell, Alice R
2021. ISBN 9781640094338 $27.00

10. From Data to Quanta: Niels Bohr's Vision of Physics.
Perovic, Slobodan
University of Chicago Press
2021. ISBN 9780226798332 $45.00

11. Life Is Simple: How Occam's Razor Set Science Free and Shapes the Universe.
McFadden, Johnjoe
Basic Books
2021. ISBN 9781541620445 $32.00

12. Elements: A Visual History of Their Discovery.
Ball, Philip
University of Chicago Press
2021. ISBN 9780226775951 $35.00

13. Scientist: E.O. Wilson: A Life in Nature.
Rhodes, Richard
2021. ISBN 9780385545556 $30.00

14. Science Wars: The Battle Over Knowledge and Reality.
Goldman, Steven L.
Oxford University Press US
2022. ISBN 9780197518625 $35.00

15. Silken Thread: Five Insects and Their Impacts on Human History.
Wiedenmann, R. N.
Oxford University Press US
2021. ISBN 9780197555583 $39.95

16. We Are All Whalers: The Plight of Whales and Our Responsibility.
Moore, Michael J.
University of Chicago Press
2021. ISBN 9780226803043 $25.00

17. (Very) Short History of Life on Earth: 4.6 Billion Years in 12 Pithy Chapters.
Gee, Henry
St Martin's Press
2021. ISBN 9781250276650 $24.99

18. DSM: A History of Psychiatry's Bible.
Horwitz, Allan V.
Johns Hopkins University Press
2021. ISBN 9781421440699 $35.00

19. Climate Chaos: Lessons on Survival from Our Ancestors.
Fagan, Brian M
Public Affairs
2021. ISBN 9781541750876 $30.00

20. Plant Hunter: A Scientist's Quest for Nature's Next Medicines.
Quave, Cassandra Leah
2021. ISBN 9781984879110 $27.00

21. Phantom Plague: How Tuberculosis Shaped History.
Krishnan, Vidya
Public Affairs
2022. ISBN 9781541768468 $27.00

22. Killer Instinct: The Popular Science of Human Nature in Twentieth-Century America.
Weidman, Nadine M.
Harvard University Press
2021. ISBN 9780674983472 $45.00

23. Explorers of Deep Time: Paleontologists and the History of Life.
Plotnick, Roy
Columbia University Press
2022. ISBN 9780231195348 $35.00

24. Topography of Wellness: How Health and Disease Shaped the American Landscape.
Carr, Sara Jensen
University of Virginia Press
2021. ISBN 9780813946290 $79.50

25. Forgotten Botanist: Sara Plummer Lemmon's Life of Science and Art.
Brown, Wynne L
University of Nebraska Press
2021. ISBN 9781496222817 $27.95

26. Owning the Sun: A Peoples History of Monopoly Medicine from Aspirin to COVID-19.
Zaitchik, Alexander
2022. ISBN 9781640095069 $26.00

27. Jungle: How Tropical Forests Shaped the World--and Us.
Roberts, Patrick
Basic Books
2021. ISBN 9781541600096 $32.00

28. Ordering the Myriad Things: From Traditional Knowledge to Scientific Botany in China.
Menzies, Nicholas K.
University of Washington Press
2021. ISBN 9780295749457 $99.00

29. Clocks Are Telling Lies: Science, Society, and the Construction of Time.
Johnston, Scott Alan
McGill-Queens University Press
2022. ISBN 9780228008439 $49.95

30. Water: A Visual and Scientific History.
Challoner, Jack
MIT Press
2021. ISBN 9780262046145 $39.95

31. Doctoring the Black Death: Medieval Europe's Medical Response to Plague.
Aberth, John
Rowman & Littlefield
2021. ISBN 9780742557239 $39.00

32. Observing Evolution: Peppered Moths and the Discovery of Parallel Melanism.
Grant, Bruce S.
Johns Hopkins University Press
2021. ISBN 9781421441658 $59.95

33. Body Fantastic.
Gonzalez-Crussi, Frank
MIT Press
2021. ISBN 9780262045889 $29.95

34. Man from the Future: The Visionary Life of John Von Neumann.
Bhattacharya, Ananyo
W W Norton
2022. ISBN 9781324003991 $30.00

35. Forgotten Clones: The Birth of Cloning and the Biological Revolution.
Crowe, Nathan
University of Pittsburgh Press
2021. ISBN 9780822946274 $60.00

36. New Pandemics, Old Politics: Two Hundred Years of War on Disease and Its Alternatives.
De Waal, Alex
Polity Press
2021. ISBN 9781509547791 $64.95

37. Making Space for Women: Stories from Trailblazing Women of Nasa's Johnson Space Center
Editor: Jennifer M. Ross-Nazzal
Texas A & M University Press
2022. ISBN 9781623499938 $30.00

38. App Kid: How a Child of Immigrants Grabbed a Piece of the American Dream.
Sayman, Michael, 1996-
Alfred A Knopf
2021. ISBN 9780525656197 $27.00

39. Science in the Ancient World: From Antiquity Through the Middle Ages.
Lawson, Russell M
2021. ISBN 9781440873522 $109.00

40. Terra Incognita: A History of Ignorance in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries; Trans. by Susan Pickford.
Corbin, Alain
Polity Press
2021. ISBN 9781509546268 $24.95

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