Scientia Canadensis
Canadian Journal of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine
Revue canadienne d'histoire des sciences, des techniques et de la médecine

Volume 31, Number 1-2, 2008 Natural Science in the New World: The Descriptive Enterprise Guest-edited by Victoria Dickenson and Elsbeth Heaman

Table of contents (32 articles)


  1. Introduction. Natural Science in the New World: The Descriptive Enterprise
  2. La première iconographie du castor
  3. Cartier, Champlain, and the Fruits of the New World: Botanical Exchange in the 16th and 17th Centuries
  4. Medical Encounters and Exchange in Early Canadian Missions
  5. The Hudson’s Bay Company as a Context for Science in the Columbia Department
  6. Placing Colonial Ornithology: Imperial Ambiguities in Upper Canada, 1791- 1841
  7. Science on a Salad Plate? Thinking About the Representation of Natural History in the Canadian Historic Dinner Service Project
  8. Allan Brooks, Naturalist and Artist (1869-1946): The Travails of an Early Twentieth Century Wildlife Illustrator in North America

Research Note / Note de recherche

  1. Climat et médecine à Québec au milieu du 18e siècle

Book Reviews: General / Comptes rendus : Général

Book Reviews: Science / Comptes rendus : Science

Book Reviews: Technology / Comptes rendus : Technologie

Book Reviews: Medicine / Comptes rendus : Médecine

  1. Clio in the Clinic: History in Medical Practice. Edited by Jacalyn Duffin. (Toronto. University of Toronto Press, 2005. xxii + 334 p., ill. isbn 0-8020-3854-9 hc. $65 0-8020-3798-4 pb. 35$)
  2. Rockefeller Foundation Funding and Medical Education in Toronto, Montreal and Halifax. By Marianne P. Fedunkiw. (Montreal / Kingston : McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2005. xiv + 201 p., ill., notes, bibl., index. isbn 0-7735-2897-0 $75)
  3. An Element of Hope: Radium and the Response to Cancer in Canada 1900-1940. By Charles Hayter. (Montreal / Kingston : McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2005. 288 p., ill., notes, bibl., index. isbn 978-0-7735-2869-7 hc. $80)
  4. Body Counts: Medical Quantification in Historical Perspective / La quantification médicale. Perspectives historiques et sociologiques. Edited by Gérard Jorland, Annick Opinel, George Weisz. (Montréal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2005. x + 401p., index. isbn 0-7735-2925-x $34.95)
  5. The Fall of an Icon: Psychoanalysis and Academic Psychiatry. By Joel Paris. (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005. 226 p., isbn 978-0-8020-3933-0 hc. $53 978-0-8020-3772-5 pb. $29.95)
  6. Histoire des orthophonistes et audiologistes au Québec, 1940-2005. Pratiques cliniques, aspirations professionnelles et politiques de la santé. Par Julien Prud’homme. (Montréal : Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2005. xvi + 149 p., notes, bibl. isbn 2-7605-1378-5 25 $)
  7. The Drug Trial: Nancy Olivieri and the Science Scandal that Rocked the Hospital for Sick Children. By Miriam Shuchman. (Toronto: Random House Canada, 2005. 464 p., isbn 978-0-679-31084-6 $34.95)
  8. Labour in the Laboratory: Medical Laboratory Workers in the Maritimes. By Peter L. Twohig. (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2005. 264 p., notes, bibl., ill., ISBN 978-0-7735-2861-1 $70)
  1. Contributors

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