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Edited by Giorgio Strano, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza (IMSS), Florence
Edited by Adam Lucas and Steven A. Walton
Technology and Change in History is a peer-reviewed series of monographs which surveys the development of technology from different historical perspectives from the Ancient Near East and the Greco-Roman World to the medieval and early modern periods.
Edited by Jim Bennett, Science Museum, London and Sofia Talas, University of Paduan
Cabinets of Experimental Philosophy in Eighteenth-Century Europe explains how collections of instruments for demonstrating the principles of Newtonian science were offered successfully to a broad public audience and formed the basis of an intellectual, educational and cultural movement that ...
Patrick J. Boner, Johns Hopkins University
Spanning the course of his career, this book brings new light to Kepler’s vitalistic views and their central place in his world picture. It challenges our view of Kepler as a nascent mechanical philosopher who fell back on an older form of physics.
Louise Hill Curth, University of Winchester
This book is about medical beliefs and practices for animals in early modern England. Although there are numerous texts on the subject of human health, this is the first and only text to focus exclusively on animals during this period.
Edited by Cynthia Kosso and Anne Scott
Examining historical water use and ideology diachronically and cross regionally, this book reveals how religion, politics, science and social relationships transformed and were transformed by the manipulation of, uses of, and disputes over water in daily life, ceremonies, and literature.
Edited by Richard J.A. Talbert and Richard W. Unger
There was no sharp break between classical and medieval map making. Contributions by thirteen scholars offer fresh insight that demonstrates continuity and adaptation over the long term. This work reflects current thinking in the history of cartography and opens new directions for the future.
This comparative empirical study of milling technology in the pre-modern period draws on the latest research in archaeology, history and sociology to illuminate the social and economic significance of milling and the extent to which the modern period is built on ancient and medieval foundations.
This book is the first comprehensive study of the radical political thought of the brothers Johan and Pieter de la Court, two eminent theorists from the seventeenth-century Dutch Republic who played a pivotal role in the rise of commercial republicanism.
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