Popular Science Monthly/Volume 30

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Popular Science Monthly  (1886) 
Volume 30
 
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November 1886

North America in the Ice Period 1
Origin and Results of Sunday Legislation 11
The Mental Faculties of Monkeys 17
Recent Advances in Solar Astronomy 24
Chevreul at a Hundred 33
Geology of the Atlantic Ocean I 41
Some Outlines from the History of Education III 51
Comte and Spencer on Sociology 65
The Hickory-Nuts of North America 70
The Hygienic Treatment of Consumption 79
Trade Distinctions in Alcoholic Liquors 96
Thistles 101
Inebriate Maniacs 109
Sketch of Professor Edward S. Holden 114
Editor's Table 121
Literary Notices 125
Popular Miscellany 134
Notes 142

December 1886

Science and Theology 145
Zoological Superstitions 162
The Higher Education of Woman 168
Energy in Plant-Cells 180
Geology of the Atlantic Ocean II 184
The New Requisitions for Admission at Harvard College 195
Life in the South-Sea Islands 199
Some Outlines from the History of Education IV 212
The Physiology of Attention and Volition 227
How to Warm our Houses 235
The Wings of Birds 240
Measuring the Earth's Surface 242
Sully's Hand-Book of Psychology 256
Sketch of M. Arago 259
Editor's Table 267
Literary Notices 269
Popular Miscellany 280
Notes 287

January 1887

What Makes the Rich Richer and the Poor Poorer 289
Misgovernment of Great Cities I 296
A Scientific Mission to Cambodia 310
The White-Footed Mouse 322
Manual Instruction 327
The Intermingling of Races 336
Science in Religious Education I 351
The Hound of the Plains 360
The Experimental Study of Nature 372
Vinegar and its Mother 378
The Week of Seven Days 384
The Voices of Animals 396
Sketch of Nicholas Prejevalski 402
Correspondence 409
Editor's Table 410
Literary Notices 414
Popular Miscellany 423
Notes 430

February 1887

The Laws of Habit 433
Science in Religious Education II 451
The South-African Diamond-Mines 459
Materialism and Morality 474
Science and Morals: A Reply 493
Some Points on the Land Question 507
Fetichism or Anthropomorphism 514
Misgovernment of Great Cities II 520
Fulgurites, or Lightning-Holes 529
Views of Life in the Crazy Mountains 539
Massage 543
Sketch of Charles C. Abbott 547
Correspondence 554
Editor's Table 555
Literary Notices 558
Popular Miscellany 568
Notes 575

March 1887

Are Railroads Public Enemies? I 577
A Mount Washington Sandwort 590
Birds and their Daily Bread 600
Higher Education of Women and the Family 612
The Habits and Family History of Centenarians 618
How a Naturalist Is Trained 631
Celebrated Clocks 640
Comparative Psychology: Its Objects and Problems 651
The Giant Birds of New Zealand 660
Genius and Mental Disease 663
Animal-Plants and Plant-Animals 678
Sketch of Edward L. Youmans 688
Editor's Table 698
Literary Notices 702
Popular Miscellany 712
Notes 719

April 1887

Brain-Forcing in Childhood 721
The History of a Delusion 733
Astronomy with an Opera-Glass I 743
Social and Physiological Inequality 757
Infection and Disinfection 765
On Melody in Speech 778
Scientific and Pseudo-Scientific Realism 789
Bird-Migration 803
A Remarkable Explosion 810
The Scientific Age 814
On the True Aim of Physiology 821
Turpentine-Farming 829
Rustic Superstition 832
Sketch of Leo Lesquereux 835
Correspondence 841
Editor's Table 842
Literary Notices 845
Popular Miscellany 854
Notes 863
Index 865