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Whipple Library

Department of History and Philosophy of Science

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New Books

The Whipple Library acquires on average over 500 books a year in hard copy and electronic format. This includes a mixture of new titles and older classics that meet the criteria set out in our Collection Development Policy.

A selection of recently catalogued titles is provided here. Click on the images for holdings and availability:


FastLane   Misa

Doctoring Traditions   Mukharji Country house library   Purcell Forgotten disease   Smith

Sex and death   Sterelny and Griffiths

Cryopolitics   Radin and Kowal, eds. Documenting the World   Mitman and Wilder, eds. Global lives of things   Gerritsen and Riello, eds.

 Quarantine   Bashford, ed.

Baroni Vannucci, Alessandra, Stradanus, 1523‐1605 court artist of the Medici Immunization   Blume How all politics became reproductive politics   Briggs

Life histories of genetic disease   Hogan

Franz Boas social activist   Hyatt Imagined empire   Kim States of disease   King
Rise of the modern hospital   Kisacky Imperfect pregnancies   Lowy