Popular Science Monthly/Volume 36

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Popular Science Monthly  (1889) 
Volume 36
 
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November 1889

The Art of Cooking 1
Old and New Methods in Zoology 19
The Decadence of Farming 27
Sensitive Flames and Sound-Shadows 36
Conditions Affecting the Reproductive Power in Animals 48
Israelite and Indian: A Parallel in Planes of Culture I 52
Is the Human Body a Storage-Battery? 76
Responsibility in Mental Disease 81
The Lucayan Indians 88
Speech and Song I 99
Sketch of Prof. John Le Conte 112
Correspondence 120
Editor's Table 122
Literary Notices 124
Publications Received 130
Popular Miscellany 131
Notes 143

December 1889

The Descendants of Palaeolithic Man in America 145
Glass-Making III 154
Plain Words on the Woman Question 170
New Phases in the Chinese Problem 181
Governmental Aid to Injustice 191
Israelite and Indian: A Parallel in Planes of Culture II 193
Mental and Physical Training of Children 213
The Struggle of Sea and Land 222
The Royal Society of England 226
Speech and Song II 242
Suspension of Vitality in Animals 257
Sketch of Robert Koch 259
Editor's Table 264
Literary Notices 266
Publications Received 275
Popular Miscellany 276
Notes 286
Obituary Notes 288

January 1890

The Future Situs of the Cotton Manufacture of the United States 289
Public Schools as Affecting Crime and Vice 319
The Taouist Religion 329
Letters on the Land Question I 334
Two and a Half Per Cent 349
The Rare Forms of Orchids 359
Irrigation of Arid Lands 364
Palm-Trees and their Uses 371
A Harvest from the Ocean 377
Birds with Teeth 382
The Effect of Cave Life on Animals, and its Bearing on the Evolution Theory 389
The Chinese Theory of Evolution 397
Sketch of Alexander Wilson 400
Correspondence 408
Editor's Table 410
Literary Notices 413
Publications Received 422
Popular Miscellany 423
Notes 430
Obituary Notes 432

February 1890

New Chapters in the Warfare of Science: Comparative Mythology I 433
The Localization of Industries 454
The Evolution of the Modern Railway Bridge 461
Agriculture and the Single Tax 481
Chinese Silk-Lore 500
Letters on the Land Question II 507
Exercise for Chest Development 522
Canadian Asbestus: Its Occurrence and Uses 526
Chrysanthemums 531
Rainfall on the Plains 535
Long Fastings and Starvation 538
Sketch of James Glaisher, F.R.S. 546
Correspondence 552
Editor's Table 555
Literary Notices 559
Publications Received 569
Popular Miscellany 570
Notes 575

March 1890

New Chapters in the Warfare of Science: Comparative Mythology II 577
The Mission of Educated Women 601
Absolute Political Ethics 608
The Laws of Films 620
The Psychology of Prejudice 633
Origin of Land-Ownership 644
The Gross and Net Gain of Rising Wages 649
Concerning Shrews 663
A Chemical Prologue 668
The Physiognomy of the Mouth 678
The Meaning of Pictured Spheres 688
Sketch of A. F. J. Plateau 693
Correspondence 699
Editor's Table 701
Literary Notices 705
Publications Received 713
Popular Miscellany 714
Notes 718
Obituary Notes 720

April 1890

Science in the High School 721
Ethics and Religion 727
Darwin on the Fuegians and Patagonians 744
Is Education Opposed to Motherhood? 751
On the Natural Inequality of Men 761
Sloyd: Its Aim, Method, and Results 784
The Mysterious Music of Pascagoula 791
The Indwelling Spirits of Men 794
Northern Lights 801
Dragons, Fabled and Real 808
Alchemist's Gold 814
A Lesson in Co-operation 821
Intelligence of Squirrels 829
Sketch of David Rittenhouse 835
Correspondence 843
Editor's Table 845
Literary Notices 848
Popular Miscellany 858
Notes 863
Obituary Notes 864
Index 867