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General Reading Bibliography

A selection of primary and secondary source materials that provide deeper context for the issues and events discussed on this site.

Carroll, Sean B. Into the Jungle: Great Adventures in the Search for Evolution. San Francisco, CA: Benjamin Cummings, 2008.

Chadarevian, Soraya de and Harmke Kamminga, eds. Molecularizing Biology and Medicine: New Practices and Alliances, 1910s-1970s. Sydney, Australia: Harwood Academic Press, 1998.

Feldman, Simon D. and Alfred I. Tauber "Sickle Cell Anemia: Reexamining the First 'Molecular Disease'." Bulletin of the History of Medicine 1997, 71: 623-50.

Goodstein, Judith R. Millikan's School: A History of The California Institute of Technology. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1991.

Hager, Thomas. Force of Nature: The Life of Linus Pauling. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995.

Kamb, Barclay, Linda Pauling Kamb, Peter Jeffress Pauling, Alexander Kamb, and Linus Pauling, Jr. Linus Pauling: Selected Scientific Papers Volume I Physical Sciences, New Jersey: World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., 2001.

---. Linus Pauling: Selected Scientific Papers Volume II Biomolecular Sciences, New Jersey: World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., 2001.

Kay, Lily. Molecular Vision of Life: Caltech, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the rise of the new biology. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Kevles, Daniel J. In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985.

Kohler, Robert. Partners in Science. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991.

Krishnamurthy, Ramesh S, ed. The Pauling Symposium: A Discourse on the Art of Biography. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 1996.

Mead, Cliff and Thomas Hager, eds. Linus Pauling: Scientist and Peacemaker. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2001.

Morgan, Gregory J. "Emile Zuckerkandl, Linus Pauling and the Molecular Clock, 1959-1965." Journal of the History of Biology. 1998, 31(2): 155-78.

Paul, Diane B. The Politics of Heredity: Essays on Eugenics, Biomedicine and the Nature-Nurture Debate. New York: State University of New York Press, 1998.

Pauling, Linus. "Fifty Years of Progress in Structures of Chemical and Molecular Biology" Daedalus. 1970, 99(4): 988-1015.

Pauling, Linus. How to Live Longer and Feel Better. New York: W. H. Freeman and Company, 1986.

Pauling, Linus. Linus Pauling in His Own Words: Selected Writings, Speeches, and Interviews. Barbara Marinacci (ed.). New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995.

Pauling, Linus. Linus Pauling on Peace: A Scientist Speaks Out on Humanism and World Survival. Eds. Barbara Marinacci and Ramesh Krishamurthy. Los Altos, California: Rising Starr Press, 1998.

Pauling, Linus. No More War! Connecticut: Greenwood Press, Publishers, 1958.

Pauling, Linus and Harvey Itano, eds. Molecular Structure and Biological Specificity. Washington D.C.: American Institute of Biological Sciences, 1957.

Strasser, Bruno J. "Perspectives: Molecular Medicine: 'Sickle Cell Anemia, a Molecular Disease." Science. 1999, 286: 1488-490.

Suárez Díaz, Edna. "The Rhetoric of Informational Molecules: Authority and Promises in the Early Study of Molecular Evolution." Science in Context. 2007, 20 (4): 649-677.

Sutton, Francis X. "The Ford Foundation: The Early Years." Daedalus. 1987, 116: 41-91.

Tapper, Melbourne. In the Blood: Sickle Cell Anemia and the Politics of Race. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999.

Wailoo, Keith. Drawing Blood: Technology, and Disease Identity in Twentieth-Century America. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.

Wailoo, Keith. Dying in the City of the Blues: Sickle Cell Anemia and the Politics of Race and Health. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2001.

Wintrobe, Maxwell, ed. Blood, Pure and Eloquent: A Story of Discovery, of People, and of Ideas. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1980.

Zuckerkandl, Emile. "On the Molecular Evolutionary Clock." Journal of Molecular Evolution. 1987, 26: 34-46.

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