Scientia Canadensis

Volume 40, Number 1, 2018 

Table of contents (16 articles)

  1. Editors’ Note


  1. Hydro Democracy: Water Power and Political Power in Ontario
  2. ‘One-Day-Wide’ Canada: History, Geography, and Aerial Views at Trans Canada Air Lines, 1945-1955
  3. Tools for Rational Development: The Canada Land Inventory and the Canada Geographic Information System in Mid-twentieth century Canada
  4. The Global Repercussions of the 1947 Symposium on Fish Populations in Toronto: Scientific Networks and the Over-fishing Question

Book Review Essay  / Essai de Comptes rendus

  1. Past Calculations: New Histories of Computing Technology / Andrew J, Nelson. The Sound of Innovation: Stanford and the Computer Music Revolution. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2015. 236 pp. $36 USD. ISBN 9780262028769 / Alison Gazzard. Now the Chips Are Down: The BBC Micro. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2016. 260 pp. $38 USD. ISBN 9780262034036 / Thomas Haigh, Mark Priestley, and Crispin Rope. ENIAC in Action: Making and Remaking the Modern Computer Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2016. 360 pp. $38 USD. ISBN 9780262033985 / Chris Bernhardt. Turing’s Vision: The Birth of Computer Science. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2016. 208 Out of print. ISBN 9780262034548

Book Reviews  / Comptes rendus

  1. Lynne Heasley and Daniel Macfarlane. Border Flows: A Century of the Canadian-American Water Relationship. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2016. 336 pp. $34.95. ISBN 978-1-55238-895-2 (Paperback)
  2. Melinda Baldwin. Making Nature. The History of a Scientific Journal. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. 328 p. 45.00 $. ISBN 978-0-2262-6145-4
  3. Robert Lacroix et Louis Maheu. Les grandes universités de recherche : Institutions autonomes dans un environnement concurrentiel. Montréal : Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2015. 325 p. 34,95 $. ISBN 9782760633957
  4. Michael Riordan, Lillian Hoddeson, and Adrienne W. Kolb. Tunnel Visions: The Rise and Fall of the Superconducting Super Collider. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. 448 pp. $40. ISBN 978-0-226-29479-7
  5. Dan Bouk. How Our Days Became Numbered. Risk and the Rise of the Statistical Individual. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. 294 pp. 40,00 $. ISBN 978-0-2262-5917-8
  6. Marc Vallières. Le Québec emprunte : Syndicats financiers et finances gouvernementales, 1867-1987. Québec: Éditions du Septentrion, 2015. 432 p. 44.95 $. ISBN 978-2-8944-8840-9
  7. Dominique Pestre, dir. Le gouvernement des technosciences. Gouverner le progrès et ses dégâts depuis 1945. Paris: La Découverte, 2014. 321 p. 42.95 $. ISBN 978-2-7071-7504-5
  8. Mourad Djebabla-Brun. Combattre avec les vivres: l’effort de guerre alimentaire canadien en 1914-1918. Québec: Les éditions du Septentrion, 2015. 477 pp. 39,95$. ISBN 978-2-8944-8838-6
  9. David Kaiser and W. Patrick McCray eds. Groovy Science: Knowledge, Innovation and American Counterculture. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016. 466 pp. $27. 9780226372914 (paperback)
  10. William Feindel and Richard Leblanc. The Wounded Brain Healed: The Golden Age of the Montreal Neurological Institute, 1934–1984. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2016. 632 pp. $100. 9780773546370

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