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 35, Number 1-2, 2012 Science in Government Guest-edited by Philip Enros

Table of contents (32 articles)


  1. Introduction: Science in Government
  2. « The Rainmakers » : le Service météorologique du Canada et la recherche sur la modification du temps dans l’après-guerre
  3. Politics and Defence Research in the Cold War
  4. Science gouvernementale et nation building : Parcs Canada et la réinterprétation des territorialités locales
  5. Science in the City: Contesting the City Architect’s Office in Toronto
  6. Canadian Science Policy and the Retreat from Transformative Politics: The Final Years of the Science Council of Canada, 1985-1992
  7. Performing Strategic Science in the Public Interest: Updating the Policy Debate Regarding Government Science

Book Reviews / Comptes rendus

General / Général


Technology / Technologie

Environment / Environnement

Humanities and Social Sciences / Sciences humaines et sociales

Medicine / Médecine

  1. Laboratory Disease: Robert Koch’s Medical Bacteriology. By Christoph Gradmann, translated by Elborg Forster. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. 318 p., ill., bibl., index. ISBN 978-0-8018-9313-1 $37.00)
  2. Babies for the Nation: The Medicalization of Motherhood in Quebec, 1910-1970. By Denyse Baillargeon, translated by W. Donald Wilson. (Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2009. xiii + 323 p., ill., notes, bibl., index. ISBN 978-1-55458-058-3 $42.95) / The One Best Way? Breastfeeding History, Politics, and Policy in Canada. By Tasnim Nathoo and Aleck Ostry. (Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2009. xvi + 262 p., ill., tab., notes, bibl., index. ISBN 978-1-55458-147-4 $29.95)
  3. Hysteria Complicated By Ecstasy: The Case of Nanette Leroux. By Jan Goldstein. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009. 246 p. ISBN 978-0-6911-52370 $24.95)
  4. Contested Medicine: Cancer Research and the Military. By Gerald Kutcher. (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2009. x + 247 p., notes, bibl., index. ISBN 978-0-226-46531-9 $40.00)
  5. Histoire de la pharmacie en France et en Nouvelle-France au XVIIIe siècle. Par Stéphanie Tésio. (Québec: Presses de l’Université Laval, 2009. xxx + 331 p., ill., tab., notes, bibl., ann. ISBN 978-2-7637-8622-3 $34.95)
  6. The Making of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine: A Case Study in the History of Medical Education. Edited by Geoffrey Tesson, Geoffrey Hudson, Roger Strasser, and Dan Hunt. (Montreal/Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2009. 229 p. ISBN 978-0-7735-3649-4 $44.95)
  7. La médecine des preuves. Une histoire de l’expérimentation thérapeutique par essais cliniques contrôlés. Par Othmar Keel. (Montréal : Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2011. 166 p., bibl. isbn 978-2-7606-2051-3 24,95 $)

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