Zuoyue Wang

Book Reviews

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Matthew Farish, The Contours of America’s Cold War

In Journal of American History 98, no. 4 (March 2012): 1191-1192.


Jon Hunner, J. Robert Oppenheimer, the Cold War, and the Atomic West

In Pacific Historical Review 80, no. 1 (February 2011): 161-162.


Zhang Jian, Ke xue she tuan zai jin dai Zhongguo de ming yun: yi Zhongguo ke xue she wei zhong xin (Science associations and the change of society in modern China: A study on the Science Society of China),

In Isis 99, no. 2 (June 2008): 437-438.


Charles Thorpe, Oppenheimer: The Tragic Intellect

In Isis 99, no. 1 (March 2008): 228-229.


John Krige, American Hegemony and the Postwar Reconstruction of Science in Europe,

In Register of the Kentucky Historical Society 105, no. 2 (Spring 2007): 358-360.


Laurence Schneider, Biology and Revolution in Twentieth-Century China

In East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine, no. 23 (2005): 145-146.


Richard Polenberg, In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer: The Security Clearance Hearing,

in Isis 95, no. 4 (December 2004): 750-751.


Evan A. Feigenbaum, China’s Techno-Warriors: National Security and Strategic Competition from the Nuclear and the Information Age,

In Journal of Interdisciplinary History 35, no. 4 (Spring 2004): 679-681.


Paul Dickson, Sputnik: The Shock of the Century,

in Isis 94, no. 4 (December 2003): 766-767.

Edward Teller with Judith Shoolery, Memoirs: A Twentieth-Century Journey in Science and Politics in Isis 94, no. 2 (June 2003): 419-420.

Morris Low (ed.), Beyond Joseph Needham: Science, Technology, and Medicine in East and Southeast Asia in Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences 32, no. 2 (2002): 5-6.

Allan A. Needell, Science, Cold War, and the American State: Lloyd V. Berkner and the Balance of Professional Ideals in Isis 93, no. 2 (June 2002): 343-345.

Robert Crease, Making Physics: A Biography of Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1946-1972, in Annals of Science 58, no.1 (2001): 93-94.

Fan Dainian and Robert S. Cohen (eds.), Chinese Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, in Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences 31, no. 2 (2001): 382-383.

Iris Chang, Thread of the Silkworm, in Isis 91, no. 3 (September 2000): 628-629.

William J. Haas, China Voyager: Gist Gee's Life in Science in Isis 90, no. 4 (December 1999): 845-846.  Co-authored by Jedidiah Kroncke.

G. Pascal Zachary, Endless Frontier: Vannevar Bush, Engineer of the American Century, in Isis 90, no. 2 (June 1999): 386-387.

Daniel R. Sarewitz, Frontiers of Illusion: Science, Technology, and the Politics of Progress, in Isis 90, no. 1 (March 1999): 147-148.

H. Lyman Miller, Science and Dissent in Post-Mao China: The Politics of Knowledge, in Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences 27, pt. 2 (1997): 363-364.

Paul Forman and José M. Sanchez-Ron (eds.), National Military Establishments and the Advancement of Science and Technology, in Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences 27, pt. 2 (1997): 358-359.

Etel Solingen (ed.), Scientists and the State: Domestic Structures and International Context, in Technology and Culture 37, no. 1 (January 1996): 213-215.

Philip Stehle, Order, Chaos, Order: The Transition from Classical to Quantum Physics, in Physics Today 48, no. 1 (January 1995): 56.

Jack S. Goldstein, A Different Sort of Time: The Life of Jerrold R. Zacharias, Scientist, Engineer, Educator, in Isis 84, no. 4 (December 1993): 825-826.

Bruce L. R. Smith, American Science Policy since World War II, in Isis 84, no. 3 (September 1993): 614-615.

Lillian Hoddeson, et al. (eds.), Out of the Crystal Maze: Chapters from the History of Solid State Physics, in American Journal of Physics 61, no. 8 (August 1993): 766.

David Cahan, An Institute for an Empire: The Physikalisch-Technische Reichsanstalt, 1871-1918, in American Journal of Physics 58, (1990): 604-605.

Richard Rhodes, The Making of the Atomic Bomb, in Technology and Culture 30, (1989): 1078-1081.  Reprinted in Elizabeth Thomason (ed.), Nonfiction Classics for Students: Presenting Analysis, Context, and Criticism on Nonfiction Works (New York: Gale Group, 2001), 210-211.