(September 2017) latest issue of centaurus now online

You will find three original articles, nine book reviews and a limelight on the situation of history of sciences in Roumania in the latest regular issue of Centaurus

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Table of contents



Original Articles


Kari Tove Elvbakken and Annette Lykknes


  • Relationships between Academia, State and Industry in the Field of Food and Nutrition: The Norwegian Chemist Sigval Schmidt-Nielsen (1877–1956) and His Professional Roles, 1900–1950 (pages 257–280)



Daniele Cozzoli

  • Ethno-biology during the Cold War: Biocca’s Expedition to Amazonia (pages 281–309)

Laurent Loison

  • The Life Organic, The Theoretical Biology Club and the Roots of Epigenetics - by Erik L. Peterson (pages 310–311)

Sokhieng Au

  • Old Age, New Science: Gerontologists and Their Biosocial Visions, 1900–1960 - by Hyung W. Park (pages 311–313)

Cyrus C. M. Mody

  • A Companion to the History of American Science - by Georgina M. Montgomery and Mark A. Largent (pages 313–315)

Charles Thorpe

  • The Hope and Vision of J. Robert Oppenheimer - by Michael A. Day (pages 315–316)

Oliver Hochadel

  • A Companion to the History of Science, Blackwell Companions to World History - by Bernard Lightman (pages 316–318)

Abraham C. Flipse

  • The Territories of Science and Religion - by Peter Harrison (pages 318–320)

Per Pippin Aspaas

  • Jesuit Science and the End of Nature’s Secrets - by Mark A. Waddell (pages 320–322)

Renzo Baldasso

  • Visual Cultures in Science and Technology. A Comparative History - by Klaus Hentschel (pages 322–324)

Philippe Fontaine

  • Rational Action: The Sciences of Policy in Britain and America, 1940–1960 - by William Thomas (pages 324–326)


Young Scholar Lecture ESHS 2016

Massimiliano Badino

  • What Have the Historians of Quantum Physics Ever Done for Us? (pages 327–346)


European Society for the History of Science

  • New Feature: Now History of Science in Romania (pages 347–352)