Popular Science Monthly/Volume 51

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Popular Science Monthly  (1897) 
Volume 51
 
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May 1897

Korean Interviews 1
The Racial Geography of Europe: Stature IV 17
Reversions in Modern Industrial Life II 34
Principles of Taxation: Rules Under a Constitutional Government XVI 44
The Bubonic Plague 62
Highway Construction in Massachusetts 73
The Davenport Academy of Natural Sciences 83
Sources of the New Psychology 98
The Latent Vitality of Seeds 106
Strange Personifications 112
Sketch of James Nasmyth 117
Editor's Table 124
Scientific Literature 128
General Notices 131
Publications Received 135
Fragments of Science 136
Minor Paragraphs 141
Notes 143

June 1897

Evolution of the Modern Heavy Gun 145
The Silent City of the Muir Glacier 161
Principles of Taxation: Nomenclature and Forms of Taxation XVII 165
Suicide and the Environment 186
The Racial Geography of Europe: The Three European Races V 192
Globe Lightning 209
World's Geologists at St. Petersburg 212
Woman Suffrage and Education 222
The History of Alcohol I 231
The Public and its Public Library 242
Science as an Instrument of Education 253
Richard Owen 259
Editor's Table 266
Scientific Literature 270
General Notices 273
Publications Received 279
Fragments of Science 280
Minor Paragraphs 287
Notes 288

July 1897

The Racial Geography of Europe: France - The Teuton and the Celt VI 289
Forecasting the Progress of Invention 307
Some Facts About Wasps and Bees 315
The Principle of Economy in Evolution 324
Let Us Therewith Be Content 341
Wild Flowers of the California Alps 348
The Planet Saturn 357
North and South 367
The History of Alcohol II 377
The Mob Mind 390
Are Scorpions Matricides and Suicides? 398
Sketch of Horatio Hale 401
Editor's Table 411
Scientific Literature 417
General Notices 420
Publications Received 424
Fragments of Science 425
Minor Paragraphs 431
Notes 432

August 1897

The Racial Geography of Europe: France VII 433
New Questions in Medical Jurisprudence 454
Principles of Taxation: Nomenclature and Forms of Taxation XVIII 466
The Thyroid Gland in Medicine 481
The Despotism of Democracy 489
A Tortoise-Shell Wild Cat 507
Anthropology a University Study 510
Stones in the Head 514
A Lilliputian Monster 518
The Origin and Development of Number Systems 524
Ivory: Its Sources and Uses 534
The Paradox of Diderot 539
Sketch of James Croll 544
Correspondence 553
Editor's Table 554
Scientific Literature 559
General Notices 562
Publications Received 567
Fragments of Science 568
Minor Paragraphs 574
Notes 575

September 1897

Spanish Experiments in Coinage 577
The Hawks of New England 594
Principles of Taxation: Nomenclature and Forms of Taxation XIX 605
The Racial Geography of Europe: The Basques VIII 613
Objects and Results of Polar Research 635
The Giant Cactus 641
Eskimo Bows and Arrows 645
When Character Is Formed 648
The Scope of Botany 662
Alchemy Redivivus 671
The Forces in an Air Bubble 674
The Discovery of the Sun Spots 681
Fourteenth-Century Doctors 686
Sketch of Samuel Lockwood 692
Correspondence and Editor's Table 700
Scientific Literature 716
General Notices 708
Publications Received 712
Fragments of Science 713
Minor Paragraphs 718
Notes 720

October 1897

The Racial Geography of Europe: Italy IX 721
Franklin's Kite Experiment with Modern Apparatus 739
The Psychology of Belief 747
Free-Hand Drawing in Education 755
Principles of Taxation: The Existing Methods of Taxation XX 765
Some Unrecognized Laws of Nature 776
Science at the University of Chicago 784
The Idea of Murder Among Men and Animals 805
A Decade in Federal Railway Regulation 811
Early American Chemical Societies 819
The Economic Value of Animals 827
Sketch of Louis Figuier 834
Editor's Table 842
Scientific Literature 846
General Notices 849
Publications Received 854
Fragments of Science 855
Minor Paragraphs 862
Notes 863
Index 867