Popular Science Monthly/Volume 18

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Popular Science Monthly  (1880) 
Volume 18
 
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November 1880

The Development of Political Institutions I 1
The Sun's Heat 11
Education as a Hindrance to Manual Occupations 26
The Glacial Man in America 31
A Flock of Mythological Crows 43
The Electric Burglar-Alarm 56
Mental Imagery 64
Henry and Faraday 76
The Evolution of Organic Form 80
The Profusion of Life 96
Criticisms Corrected II 101
Hypnotism 108
Sketch of Lewis H. Morgan 114
Correspondence 122
Editor's Table 125
Literary Notices 129
Popular Miscellany 137
Notes 143

December 1880

The Development of Political Institutions II 145
Science and Culture 159
Experiments with the Jumpers of Maine 170
The August Meteors 178
Early Practice of Medicine by Women 191
Methods in Industrial Education 202
The Migrations of Fishes 212
Domestic Motors I 217
Indigestion as a Cause of Nervous Depression I 226
Oriental Music 237
The Sabbath I 246
Biographical Sketch of Professor Dumas 257
Correspondence 262
Editor's Table 265
Literary Notices 270
Popular Miscellany 277
Notes 287

January 1881

The Development of Political Institutions III 289
Physical Education I 303
The Sabbath II 310
Domestic Motors II 323
The Advantages of Ignorance 337
Aesthetic Evolution in Man 339
A Japanese Typhoon 356
Artificial Hypnotism 362
Examination of Thermometers at the Yale Observatory 367
Indigestion as a Cause of Nervous Depression II 374
Oil-Plants of French Guiana 384
Criticisms Corrected III 387
Lubbock on Insect Conservatism 396
Distinctions Between Real and Apparent Death 401
Sketch of General Albert J. Myer 408
Editor's Table 412
Literary Notices 418
Popular Miscellany 424
Notes 431

February 1881

The Development of Political Institutions IV 433
Origin of the Plow and Wheel-Carriage 448
Physical Education II 456
Horses and their Feet 468
Domestic Motors III 483
The Value of Accomplishments 496
Darwin on the Movements of Plants 498
Atmospheric Electricity 513
Optical Illusions of Motion 519
Evolution of the Chemical Elements 526
Only a Vine-Slip 539
The Meteors of November 13th-15th 542
Prehistoric Science En Fete 544
Sketch of Count Pourtales 549
Editor's Table 553
Literary Notices 559
Popular Miscellany 567
Notes 575

March 1881

Physical Education III 577
The Problem of Municipal Nuisances 585
Cerebral Localization; Or, The New Phrenology 599
A Piece of Coal 610
The Development of Political Institutions V 624
Lingering Barbarism 638
The Legal Position of Married Women 643
Rock-Weathering, as Illustrated in Churchyards 654
The State as an Educator 664
Morals of Luxury 669
Mind as a Measure of Nature 681
Sketch of Professor Benjamin Peirce 691
Correspondence 696
Editor's Table 697
Literary Notices 698
Popular Miscellany 707
Notes 719

April 1881

The Development of Political Institutions VI 721
The Black Races of Oceanica 744
Physical Education IV 753
History of Chronology 760
Some Notes on a Doctor's Liability 769
The Origin and Structure of Volcanic Cones I 776
Man and the Vertebrate Series 783
The Relative Hardiness of Plants 797
What Is a Cold? 801
The Purification of Sewer-Waters 806
Mr. Frank Buckland 812
The Felicity of Naturalists 821
Plantation Folk-Lore 824
An Ancient Scientist 833
Sketch of Michel Chasles 840
Literary Notices 843
Popular Miscellany 851
Notes 863
Index 865