The Libraries would like to highlight some more new and diverse titles that have been added recently to the National Museum of American History Library.
Biomedicalization: technoscience, health, and illness in the U.S., Adele E. Clarke … [et al.], eds.
Contents: Biomedicalization: technoscientific transformations of health, illness, and U.S biomedicine / Adele E. Clarke, Janet K. Shim, Laura Mamo, Jennifer Ruth Fosket, and Jennifer R. Fishman — Charting (bio)medicine and (bio)medicalization in the United States, 1890/present / Adele E. Clarke, Jennifer Ruth Fosket, Laura Mamo, Jennifer R. Fishman, and Janet K. Shim — From the rise of medicine to biomedicalization: U.S. healthscapes and iconography, circa 1890/present / Adele E. Clarke — Gender and medicalization and biomedicalization theories / Elianne Riska — Fertility, Inc.: consumption and subjectification in U.S. lesbian reproductive practices / Laura Mamo — The body as image : an examination of the economic and political dynamics of magnetic resonance imaging and the construction of difference / Kelly Joyce — The stratified biomedicalization of heart disease : expert and lay perspectives on racial and class inequality / Janet K. Shim — Marking populations and persons at risk : molecular epidemiology and environmental health / Sara Shostak — Surrogate markers and surrogate marketing in biomedicine: the regulatory etiology and commercial progression of "ethnic" drug development / Jonathan Kahn — The making of Viagra: the biomedicalization of sexual dysfunction / Jennifer R. Fishman — Bypassing blame: bariatric surgery and the case of biomedical failure / Natalie Boero — Breast cancer risk as disease : biomedicalizing risk / Jennifer Ruth Fosket — Biopsychiatry and the informatics of diagnosis: governing mentalities / Jackie Orr.
Subject: Medical innovations — Social aspects — United States. Biotechnology — Social aspects — United States. Medical technology — Social aspects — United States. RA418.5.M4 B556 2010 NMAH MEDICINE & SCIENCE
Cultivating science, harvesting power: science and industrial agriculture in California. Christopher R. Henke. MIT Press, c2008.
Table of contents http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0813/2008008743.html
Subject: Agriculture — Research — California — Salinas River Valley. Agricultural productivity — California — Salinas River Valley. S541.5.C2 H46 2008
Encyclopedia of world's fairs and expositions, edited by John E. Findling and Kimberly D. Pelle; foreword by Vicente González Loscertales. McFarland & Co., c2008.
Table of contents http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0813/2008011205.html
Summary: "This encyclopedia contains individual histories of each of the nearly 100 World's Fairs and expositions held in more than 20 countries since 1851. Topics covered include goods, tourism, architecture, art and culture"–Provided by publisher.
Subject: Exhibitions — History. T395 .F56 2008 NMAH REFERENCE
Fashions of the gilded age, edited and with additional material by Frances Grimble. Lavolta Press, c2004.
Contents: v. 1. Undergarments, bodices, skirts, overskirts, polonaises, and day dresses, 1877-1882 — v. 2. Evening, bridal, sports, outer wear, accessories, and dressmaking, 1877-1882.
Subject: Fashion design. Dressmaking — Pattern design. Clothing and dress — History — 19th century. Costume — History — 19th century. TT507 .F355 2004 NMAH COSTUME
Enduring battle: American soldiers in three wars, 1776-1945. Christopher H. Hamner. University Press of Kansas, c2011.
Subject: Combat — Psychological aspects. Psychology, Military. Soldiers — United States — Psychology — History. World War, 1939-1945 — Psychological aspects. World War, 1939-1945 — United States. United States — History — Revolution, 1775-1783 — Psychological aspects. United States — History — Civil War, 1861-1865 — Psychological aspects. U22.3 .H248 2011
Maritime Maryland: a history / / William S. Dudley. Johns Hopkins University Press: in association with the Maryland Historical Society and the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 2010.
Contents: Colonial maritime heritage — From Revolutionary War to the War of 1812 — The War of 1812 in Chesapeake Bay — The surge of maritime Baltimore under sail and steam — Civil War on Chesapeake Bay — Oysters, crabs, fish, and watermen — Maritime commerce after the Civil War — The decline of working sail — The growth of recreational boating — Naval installations on the Bay — Maritime archaeology and cultural resources — Epilogue: our diminishing maritime environment.
Subject: Navigation — Maryland — History. Ships — Maryland — History. Shipping — Maryland — History. Maryland — History, Naval. VK24.M3 D835 2010