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American Philosophical Society
Passion of George Sarton: A Modern Marriage and its Discipline (Memoir 260)
George Sarton animated the discipline of history of science (HoS) in America. This vol. traces his youth & educ. in Belgium, & his marriage to Mabel Elwes. It follows the Sartonís in their path from idealistic refugees fleeing the invasion of Belgium in 1914 to destitute intellectuals at Harvard Univ. For 50 years, HoS as an acad. specialty owed much to Sartonís visions & anxieties, esp. as they were expressed in his marriage. Mabel Sarton sustained his enterprise & contributed to its form, which included parts of socialism, pacifism, aesthetics, & faith. Themes present in Sartonís early work include the common endeavor of artists & scientists, the private nature of scientific innovation, & the HoS as a bridge between the humanities & the natural sciences. Illus.
Beyond Combat: Essays in Military History in Honor of Russell F. Weigley (Transaction 97-4)
Chindali and English Dictionary with an Index to Proto-Bantu Roots: The Chindali Language of Malawi: Volume 1
Kronos, Shiva, and Asklepios: Studies in Magical Gems and Religions of the Roman Empire: Transactions, APS (Vol. 101, Part 5)
Portrait of Elizabeth Willing Powel (1743-1830) (Transaction 96-4)
Franz Boas and W. E. B. Du Bois at Atlanta University, 1906 (Transactions Vol. 98, Part 2)
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