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Bologna Studies in History of Science


Frederic L. Holmes, Eighteenth-century chemistry as an investigative enterprise, 1989, 144 pp.


John L. Heilbron, Weighing imponderables and other quantitative science around 1800, 1993, 337 pp.


Frederic L. Holmes, Between biology and medicine: the formation of intermediary metabolism, 1992, 114 pp.


Peter J. Bowler, Biology and social thought: 1850-1914, 95 pp.


I laboratori dell’università. Un incontro Bologna-Oxford, a cura di Anna Guangini e Giuliano Pancaldi, 1996, 127 pp. (copies available from


Robert Fox and Anna Guagnini, Laboratories, workshops, and sites. Concepts and practices of research in industrial Europe, 1800-1914, 1999, 214 pp.


Luigi Galvani International Workshop. Proceeedings, edited by Marco Bresadola and Giuliano Pancaldi, 1999, 215 pp. (copies available from


The structure of knowledge: classifications of science and learning since the Renaissance, edited by Tore Frängsmyr, 2001.


Electric bodies. Episodes in the history of medical electricity, edited by Paola Bertucci and Giuliano Pancaldi, 2001, 298 pp.

10 Natura, cultura, identità. Le università e l'identità europea, a cura di Giuliano Pancaldi, 2004, pp. 213 (copies available from

Storia, scienza e società. Ricerche sulla scienza in Italia nell’età moderna e contemporanea, a cura di Paola Govoni, 2006, 303 pp.

12 Impure cultures. Interfacing science, technology and humanities, edited by Massimo Mazzotti and Giuliano Pancaldi, 2010, 252 pp. (copies available from:
13 Electricity and Life. Episodes in the history of hybrid objects, edited by Giuliano Pancaldi, 2011, 183 pp. (copies available from:
14 Conoscenza e incertezza ai tempi del web, a cura di Giuliano Pancaldi e Francesco Martini, 2015, 124 pp. (copies available from: