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Galileo, courtier : the practice of science in the culture of absolutism / Mario Biagioli.

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  • ISBN: 0226045609 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xii, 402 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [1993]

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General Note: A gift from the William H. Willennar Foundation in memory of Aileen Willennar and Alice Willennar Close, 1999.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-391) and index.
Summary, etc.: A cultural and social history of science and a reexamination of Galileo's career within the etiquette, rhetoric, and patronage in the Italian princely courts.
Subject: Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642 > Knowledge > Science.
Science > History.
Despotism.

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