Essays

Edited volumes and special issues

  • Oceans and Origins: Oceanography in the Twentieth Century, ed. Helen Rozwadowski and Anita Guerrini (Oregon State University Press, in press)
  • Experimenting with Animals in the Early Modern Era, ed. Domenico Bertoloni Meli and Anita Guerrini, special issue of Journal of the History of Biology, 46.2 (May 2013)
  • British Ballads and Broadsides, 1500-1800, ed. Patricia Fumerton and Anita Guerrini with Kris McAbee (Ashgate, 2010) Shortlisted for the 2011 Katharine Briggs Award, The Folklore Society
  • The Representation of Animals in the Early Modern Period, ed. Domenico Bertoloni Meli and Anita Guerrini, special issue of Annals of Science, 67:3(July 2010)

Works in progress

  • “Animals and Ecological Science,” in The Oxford Handbook of Animal Studies, ed. Linda Kalof (Oxford University Press, 2015)
  • “The Human Experimental Subject,” in Blackwell Companion to the History of Science, ed. Bernard Lightman (Wiley, 2015)
  • The Hermaphrodite of Charing Cross in The Uses of Humans in Experiment ed. Larry Stewart and Erika Dyck
  • Stories from the Slough: History and Ecology on the California Coast, ed. Jenifer E. Dugan and Anita Guerrini (edited volume, author or co-author of four chapters, in preparation)
  • “The Ghastly Kitchen: Animals, Cooking, and the Birth of Experimental Science” (article)
  • The Hermaphrodite of Charing Cross: Monsters and Anatomists in Early Modern Europe (book project)
  • Wild in the City: Animals in Early Modern Paris and London (book project)
  • Inside the Charnel House: Skeletons and their Histories in Early Modern Europe (book project)

Articles, book chapters, and essay reviews

“Enlightened Anatomies” (essay review of Hutton, The Study of Anatomy in Britain, 1700-1900; Maerker, Model Experts: Wax Anatomies and Enlightenment in Florence and Vienna, 1775-1815; Landers and Muñoz, eds., Anatomy and the Organization of Knowledge, 1500-1850), Eighteenth-Century Studies, 47.4 (summer 2014), 439-442.

“Reflection: the Skeleton,” in Oxford Philosophical Concepts: Health, ed. Peter Adamson. Oxford University Press, 2014, in press

Foreword, Grow Food, Cook Food, Share Food by Ken Albala.
Horning Series in the Humanities, Oregon State University Press, 2013

Eric Higgs, Donald Falk, Anita Guerrini, Marcus Hall, Jim Harris, Richard Hobbs, Stephen Jackson, Jeanine Rhemtulla, William Throop.
The Changing Role of History in Restoration Ecology
Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment (accepted)

Inside the Charnel House: the Display of Skeletons in Europe, 1500-1800
in The Fate of Anatomical Collections, ed. Rina Knoeff and Rob Zwijnenberg. Ashgate, 2014, in press

Experiments, Causation, and the Uses of Vivisection in the First Half of the Seventeenth Century
Journal of the History of Biology, 46.2 (May 2013), 227-254(online April 2012, DOI 10.1007/s10739-012-9319-7)

Introduction, with Domenico Bertoloni Meli,
special issue Experimenting with Animals in the Early Modern Era,  Journal of the History of Biology, 46.2 (May 2013), 167-70.

Perrault, Buffon, and the Natural History of Animals.
Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London, 66 (December 2012), 393-409 (online October 2012, doi: 10.1098/rsnr.2012.0044)

The Value of a Dead Body.
in Vital Matters, ed. Helen Deutsch and Mary Terrall. University of Toronto Press, 2012, 246-264

Health, Natural Philosophy, and the English Diet in 1700
Studies in History and Philosophy of Biology and Biomedical Sciences, 43 (June 2012), 349-356 (online December 2011, doi:10.1016/j.shpsc.2011.10.027)

Foreword, Artisan/Practitioners and the New Sciences, 1400-1600, by Pamela O. Long
Horning Series in the Humanities, Oregon State University Press, 2011

Informing Ecological Restoration in a Coastal Environment, with Jenifer E. Dugan
in Restoration and History, ed. Marcus Hall. Routledge, 2010, 131-142

Scots in London Medicine in the Early Eighteenth Century
in Scots in London in the Eighteenth Century, ed. Stana Nenadic. Bucknell University Press, 2010, 165-185

Advertising Monstrosity: Broadsides and Human Exhibition in Early Eighteenth-Century Britain
in British Ballads and Broadsides, 1500-1800, ed. Patricia Fumerton and Anita Guerrini with Kris McAbee. Ashgate, 2010, 109-127

Introduction: Straws in the Wind, with Patricia Fumerton,
British Ballads and Broadsides, 1500-1800, ed. Patricia Fumerton and Anita Guerrini with Kris McAbee. Ashgate, 2010, 1-9

Introduction, with Domenico Bertoloni Meli,
special issue The Representation of Animals in the Early Modern Period,Annals of Science, 67:3(July 2010), 299-301

The King’s Animals and the King’s Books: the Illustrations for the Paris Academy’s Histoire des animaux
Annals of Science
, 67:3 (July 2010), 383-404

Theatrical Anatomy: Duverney in Paris, 1670-1720
Endeavour 33(March 2009), 7-11

The Trouble with Plovers
in New Visions of Nature: Complexity and Authenticity, ed. Jozef Keulartz, Martin Drenthen, and James D. Proctor. Springer, 2009, 75-89

Animal Experiments and Anti-vivisection Debates in the 1820s,
in Frankenstein’s Science, ed. Christa Knellwolf and Jane Goodall. Ashgate, 2008, 71-85

Natural History, Natural Philosophy, and Animals, 1600-1800
in A Cultural History of Animals, vol. 4, 1600-1800, ed. Matthew Senior. Berg Publishers, 2007, 121-144

Alexander Monro primus and the Moral Theatre of Anatomy
The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation, 47:1(spring 2006), 1-18

The Virtual Ménagerie: The Histoire des animaux Project
Configurations 14: 1 (2006), 29-41(published 2008)

The Eloquence of the Body: Anatomy and Rhetoric at the Jardin du Roi,
in Sustaining Literature. Essays in Commemoration of the Life and Work of Simon Varey,   ed. Greg Clingham. Bucknell University Press, 2006, 271-287

The Creativity of God and the Order of Nature: Anatomizing Monsters in the Early Eighteenth Century,
in Monsters and Philosophy, ed. Charles Wolfe. Kings College London Press, 2005, 153-168

Anatomists and Entrepreneurs in Early Eighteenth-Century London
Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, 59:2 (April 2004), 219-239

Duverney’s Skeletons
Isis, 94:4 (December 2003), 577-603

The Burden of Procreation: Women and Preformation in the Work of George Garden and George Cheyne
in Science and Medicine in the Scottish Enlightenment, ed. Charles Withers and Paul Wood. Tuckwell Press, 2002, 172-190

Anatomizing the Renaissance (essay review of French, Dissection and Vivisection in the European Renaissance; Carlino, Books of the Body; French, Ancients and Moderns in the Medical Sciences)
Early Science and Medicine, 6:1 (February 2001), 35-38

The Rhetorics of Animal Rights
in Applied Ethics in Animal Research, ed. John P. Gluck, Tony DiPasquale and F. Barbara Orlans. Purdue University Press, 2001, 55-76

“A Scotsman on the Make”: The Career of Alexander Stuart
in The Scottish Enlightenment: Essays in Reinterpretation, ed. Paul Wood. University of Rochester Press, 2000, 157-176

The Hungry Soul: George Cheyne and the Construction of Femininity
Eighteenth-Century Studies, 32:3 (spring 1999), 279-291

Introduction, special review section on “The New Culinary History”
Early Science and Medicine, 4:2 (May 1999), 164-65

A Diet for a Sensitive Soul: Vegetarianism in Eighteenth-Century Britain
Eighteenth-Century Life, 23:2 (May 1999), 34-42

Robert Boyle’s Critique of Aristotle in The Origin of Forms and Qualities
in The Commentary Tradition on Aristotle’s De generatione et corruptione, ed. J.M.M.H. Thijssen and H.A.G. Braakhuis. Studia Artistarum series, Brepols, 1999, 207-219

The Truth about Truth (essay review of Shapin, Social History of Truth)
Early Science and Medicine, 3:1 (February 1998), 66-74

The Varieties of Mechanical Medicine: Borelli, Malpighi, Bellini, and Pitcairne
Nuncius, 27 (1997), 111-128

Newtonian Medicine and Religion,
in Religio Medici: Religion and Medicine in Seventeenth Century England, ed. Ole Peter Grell and Andrew Cunningham. Wellcome Institute Series, Ashgate, 1996, 293-312

Case History as Spiritual Autobiography: George Cheyne’s “Case of the Author,”
Eighteenth-Century Life, 19:2 (May 1995), 18-27

Chemistry Teaching at Oxford and Cambridge, circa 1700,
in Alchemy and Chemistry in the XVI and XVII Centuries, ed. Antonio Clericuzio and P.M. Rattansi. Kluwer, 1994, 183-199

Ether Madness: Newtonianism, Religion, and Insanity,
in Action and Reaction, ed. Paul Theerman and Adele F. Seeff. University of Delaware Press, 1993, 232-254

“A Club of Little Villains”: Rhetoric, Professional Identity and Medical Pamphlet Wars,
in Literature and Medicine during the Eighteenth Century, ed. Roy Porter and Marie Roberts. Routledge, 1993, 226-244

The Pathological Environment (essay review of Riley, The Eighteenth Century Campaign to Avoid Disease)
The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation, 31:2 (1990), 173-179

John Keill’s De operationum chymicarum ratione mechanica
(Introduction, transcription, translation), translated with Jole R. Shackelford,
Ambix, 36:3 (1989): 138‑152

Isaac Newton, George Cheyne, and the “Principia Medicinae,”
in The Medical Revolution of the Seventeenth Century, ed. Andrew Wear and Roger French. Cambridge University Press, 1989, 222-245

The Ethics of Animal Experimentation in Seventeenth‑Century England,
Journal of the History of Ideas, 50:3 (1989): 391‑407

Archibald Pitcairne and Newtonian Medicine,
Medical History, 31:1 (1987): 70‑83

The Tory Newtonians: Gregory, Pitcairne and their Circle,
Journal of British Studies, 25:3 (1986): 288‑311

James Keill, George Cheyne, and Newtonian Physiology, 1690‑1740,
Journal of the History of Biology, 18:2 (1985): 247‑266

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