Bibliography

The following list of titles includes first, books with some connection to the Yorkshire Philosophical Society, either directly about YPS, or published with the support of YPS or by YPS members; secondly related to YPS lectures. If you wish to purchase any of these books via Amazon, please follow the links from this page – YPS will receive a small commission from Amazon for each purchase. Alternatively, where indicated, some books are available to purchase at the YPS office or at lectures (see publications page for more details).

 

York 1831-1981: 150 Years of Scientific Endeavour and Social Change

Edited by Charles Feinstein

A collection of articles about York from 1831 to 1981 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Includes several contributions by YPS members.

The Nature of the World - The Yorkshire Philosophical Society 1822-2000

David Rubenstein

A history of the YPS from 1822 to 2000

The Almshouses of York

Carole Smith

Published by the Sessions Book Trust with support from a YPS grant. See Awards and Grants pages for more details. Carole Smith is current Vice-Chair of the Yorkshire Philosophical Society.

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A Descriptive Account of the Antiquities in the Grounds and in the Museum of the Yorkshire Philosophical Society

Charles Wellbeloved

A facsimile copy version of a Yorkshire Philosophical Society Publication (1852). Also available on-line from archive.org (follow link).

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A Hand-Book to the Antiquities in the Grounds and Museum of the Yorkshire Philosophical Society

Charles Wellbeloved

A facsimile copy version of a Yorkshire Philosophical Society Publication by Charles Wellbeloved (1881). Also available on-line from archive.org (follow link).

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An Atlas of Middle Eastern Affairs

Ewan Anderson

Related to lecture on 29 March 2010

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Septimius Severus: The African Emperor

Anthony Birley

Related to lecture on 15 February 2011

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Bones: Structure and Mechanics

John Currey

Related to lecture on 31 March 2009

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The Cruel Madness of Love’: Sex, Syphilis and Psychiatry in Scotland, 1880–1930

Gayle Davis

Related to lecture on 23 October 2012

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Medicine and Evolution

Edited by Sarah Elton and Paul O'Higgins

Related to lecture on 1 November 2011 and lecture on 15 February 2010

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Saving Global Capitalism

Editors: Fanelli, Hurl, Lefebvre and Ozcan

Related to lecture on 3 April 2012 (Hugo Radice contributing author)

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Silchester: City in Transition

Michael Fulford

Related to lecture on 2 November 2009

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The pain and the privilege: the women in Lloyd George’s life

Ffion Hague

Related to lecture on 26 October 2012

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Ove Arup: Master Builder of the Twentieth Century

Peter Jones

Related to lecture on 17 April 2012

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Captain Oates

Sue Limb and Patrick Cordingley

Related to lecture on 16 March 2012

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Animal Encounters

Arthur MacGregor

Related to lecture on 2 December 2008

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Extinctions and Invasions: A Social History of British Fauna

Terry O'Connor

Related to lecture on 25 April 2009

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The Great Man: Sir Robert Walpole: Scoundrel, Genius and Britain’s First Prime Minister

Edward Pearce

Related to lecture on 26 April 2011

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The Ocean of Life: The Fate of Man and the Sea

Callum Roberts

Related to lecture on 9 October 2012

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Modern Britain: A Social History, 1750-1997

Edward Royle

Related to lecture on 17 March 2009

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Wine: A Scientific Exploration

Edited by Merton Sandler and Roger Pinder

Related to lecture on 26 May 2009. Roger Pinder is Honorary Treasurer of the YPS.

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Lutyens and the Great War

Tim Skelton

Related to lecture on 1 February 2010

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The Trader, The Owner, The Slave: Parallel Lives in the Age of Slavery

James Walvin

Related to lecture on 18 November 2008

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The Formation Of The Solar System

Michael Woolfson

Related to lecture on 5 October 2009. Professor Woolfson is an Honorary Vice-President of the YPS

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Galileo: Watcher of the Skies

David Wootton

Related to lecture on 6 March 2012

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