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

Author/Creator:
Harkness, Deborah E., 1965-
Publication:
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 349 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Science -- England -- London -- History -- 16th century.
Natural history -- England -- London -- History -- 16th century.
Science, Renaissance.
London (England) -- Social conditions -- 16th century.
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 16th century.
London (England) -- Intellectual life -- 16th century.
Contents:
Prelude: London, 1600 : the view from somewhere
Living on Lime street : "English" natural history and the European republic of letters
The contest over medical authority : Valentine Russwurin and the barber-surgeons
Educating Icarus and displaying Daedalus : mathematics and instrumentation in Elizabethan London
"Big science" in Elizabethan London
Clement Draper's prison notebooks : reading, writing, and doing science
From the Jewel house to Salomon's house : Hugh Plat, Francis Bacon, and the social foundations of the scientific revolution
Coda: Toward an ethnography of early modern science.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-329) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
9780300111965 (cloth : alk. paper)
0300111967 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
80020134