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The Jewel house : Elizabethan London and the scientific revolution / Deborah E. Harkness.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 509.421 HAR (Text) 31951003648919 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780300111965 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0300111967 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 349 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-329) and index.
Summary, etc.: "The book examines six particularly fascinating episodes of scientific inquiry and dispute in the London of the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, bringing to life the individuals involved and the challenges they faced. These men and women experimented and invented, argued and competed, waged wars in the press, and struggled to understand the complexities of the natural world. Together their stories illuminate the blind alleys and surprising twists and turns taken as medieval philosophy gave way to the empirical, experimental culture that became a hallmark of the Scientific Revolution."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject: Science, Renaissance.
Science > England > London > History > 16th century.
Natural history > England > London > History > 16th century.
London (England) > Social life and customs > 16th century.
London (England) > Social conditions > 16th century.
London (England) > Intellectual life > 16th century.

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