Scientia Canadensis

Volume 39, Number 1, 2016–2017 

Table of contents (18 articles)

  1. Editor’s Note

Articles

  1. Scientific Instruments on the move in the North American Magnetic Survey, 1843-1844
  2. Early Canadian Botanical Photography at the Exposition universelle, Paris 1867
  3. The Origins of the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  4. Technology Development at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography, 1962-1986

Book Reviews  / Comptes rendus

  1. Jessica Van Horssen. A Town Called Asbestos: Environmental Contamination, Health and Resilience in a Resource Community. 228p. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2019. $32.95 (paperback) ISBN: 978-0-77482842-0
  2. François Jarrige. Technocritiques.Du refus des machines à la contestation des technosciences. Paris : Éditions de la découverte, 2014. 420 p. 28.00$. ISBN 978-2-7071-7823-7
  3. Jean-Pierre Proulx (avec la collaboration de Christian Dessureault et Paul Aubin). La genèse de l’école publique et de la démocratie scolaire au Québec. Les écoles de syndics. 1814-1838. Jean-Pierre Proulx (avec la collaboration de Christian Dessureault et Paul Aubin). Québec : Presses de l’Université Laval, 2014. 497 p. 49.00$. ISBN 978-2-7637-2388-4
  4. Richard A. Jarrell. Educating the Neglected Majority: The Struggle for Agricultural and Technical Education in Nineteenth-Century Ontario. 418pp. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, 2016. $37.95 (paperback). ISBN: 9-78-0-7735-4738-4
  5. Yves Gingras. Les dérives de l’évaluation de la recherche. Du bon usage de la bibliométrie. Paris : Raisons d’Agir, 2014. 122 pp. 14,95$. ISBN 978-2-91210-77-56
  6. Daniel Macfarlane. Negotiating a River: Canada, the US and the Creation of the St. Lawrence Seaway. 356pp. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2014. $34.95 (paperback). ISBN: 978-0774-8264-33
  7. Roberta M. Styran and Robert R. Taylor. This Colossal Project: Building the Welland Ship Canal. 340 pp. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2016. $44.95 (hardcover). ISBN: 978-0773-5479-02
  8. Raf De Bont. Stations in the Field: A History of Place-Based Animal Research, 1870-1930. 208 pp. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014. $40.00 USD (paperback). ISBN: 978-0226-1420-67
  9. Nikolas Rose et Joelle M. Abi-Rached. Neuro: The New Brain Sciences and the Management of the Mind. Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2013. 335 p. 28.70$ ISBN 978-0-691-14961-5
  10. Margaret Porter (texte édité, augmenté et analysé par Lucia Ferretti). Histoire de l’Hôpital Sainte-Anne de Baie-Saint-Paul. Dans Charlevoix, tout se berce. Québec : Éditions du Septentrion, 2014. 312 pp. 27,95$. ISBN 978-2-8944-8795-2
  11. Dan Malleck. When Good Drugs Go Bad: Opium, Medicine, and the Origins of Canada’s Drug Laws. 249 pp. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2015. $34.95 (paperback). ISBN: 978-0774-8292-05
  12. Jason Sean Ridler. Maestro of Science: Omond McKillop Solandt and Government Science in War and Hostile Peace, 1939–1956. 246 pp. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015. $55.00 (hardcover). ISBN: 978-1442-6474-73
  13. Ben Bradley, Jay Young, Colin M. Coates, editors. Moving Natures: Mobility and Environment in Canadian History. 338 pp. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2016. $34.95 (paperback) and Open Access (ebook.)