Popular Science Monthly/Volume 38

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Popular Science Monthly  (1890) 
Volume 38
 
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November 1890

The Origin of Music 1
The Relations of Men of Science to the General Public 19
The Root-Tip 31
My Class in Geometry 40
The Logic of Free Trade and Protection 48
Habits of the Box Tortoise 60
The History of a Star 66
Some Lessons from Barbarism 82
The Use of Alcohol in Medicine 86
Human Selection 93
School Life in Relation to Growth and Health 107
Sketch of Amos Eaton 113
Correspondence 119
Editor's Table 120
Literary Notices 124
Publications Received 133
Popular Miscellany 134
Notes 144

December 1890

The Development of American Industries Since Columbus: Iron and Steel Industry I 145
What Shall We Do with the Dago? 172
The Identity of Light and Electricity 179
Defenses of Burrowing Spiders 189
Architecture and the Environment 194
What Is Individualism? 205
The Pororoca or Bore of the Amazon 208
The Experiences of a Diver 216
Dress and Physique of the Point-Barrow Eskimos 222
Prairie Flowers of Late Autumn 229
The Duk-Duk Ceremonies 236
The Sensations of Pleasure and Pain 243
Animal Life in the Great Desert 247
Adelbert von Chamisso as a Naturalist 252
Correspondence 264
Editor's Table 267
Literary Notices 272
Publications Received 280
Popular Miscellany 281
Notes 287
Obituary Notes 288

January 1891

New Chapters in the Warfare of Science: Comparative Philology I 289
The Peopling of America 305
The Development of American Industries Since Columbus: Iron and Steel Industry II 314
Star-Streams and Nebulae 338
The Aryan Question and Prehistoric Man I 341
The Storage of Electricity 355
Elementary Botany in General Education 363
The Intelligence of Cats 368
Predisposition, Immunity, and Disease 380
The Decline of Rural New England 384
The Principles of Decoration 390
Sketch of Elisha Mitchell 398
Correspondence 407
Editor's Table 409
Literary Notices 413
Publications Received 423
Popular Miscellany 424
Notes 430
Obituary Notes 432

February 1891

New Chapters in the Warfare of Science: Comparative Philology II 433
The Development of American Industries Since Columbus: Iron and Steel Industry III 449
Precision in Physical Training 467
Greeting by Gesture I 477
Progress in Agricultural Science 491
The Aryan Question and Prehistoric Man II 502
The Storage of Cold 517
Coeducation in Swiss Universities 524
Chinese Buddhism 530
Shetland Ponies 538
Sketch of Jean-Charles Houzeau 544
Correspondence 553
Editor's Table 554
Literary Notices 557
Publications Received 565
Popular Miscellany 566
Notes 575

March 1891

Supposed Tendencies to Socialism 577
The Development of American Industries Since Columbus: Iron and Steel Industry IV 586
Hypocrisy as a Social Elevator 599
Cultivation of Sisal in the Bahamas 606
Dr Koch's Method of Treating Consumption 617
The Tyranny of the State 622
Greeting by Gesture II 629
Non-Conductors of Heat 644
On Vodu-Worship 651
The Relative Value of Cements 663
Adaptation to Climate 670
Laws of Government Among the Lower Animals 677
International Congress of Americanists 685
Sketch of Samuel Latham Mitchill 691
Correspondence 699
Editor's Table 701
Literary Notices 705
Publications Received and Popular Miscellany 712
Notes 719
Obituary Notes 720

April 1891

From Freedom to Bondage 721
A Brief History of the Ohio River 739
Street-Cleaning in Large Cities 748
Training for Character 755
What Keeps the Bicycler Upright? 766
Professor Huxley on the War-Path I 775
Social Changes in California 794
Dr. Henry T. Schliemann 803
The Badger and the Fox 807
Race Influence and Disease 817
Scientific Jottings in Egypt 823
Whale-Catching at Point Barrow 830
Sketch of Daniel Garrison Brinton 836
Editor's Table 841
Literary Notices 844
Publications Received 853
Popular Miscellany 854
Notes 863
Index 865