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Louise Hill Curth, University of Winchester
'A plaine and easie waie to remedie a horse': equine medicine in early modern England is Louise Hill Curth's groundbreaking new book on the health and illness of what were historically the most important domesticated, working animals.
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.
Natalia Tsvetkova St. Petersburg State University
Failure of American and Soviet Cultural Imperialism In German Universities, 1945-1990 shows how and why both American and Soviet policies of the transformation of German universities eventually failed.
Edited by Irven M. Resnick
Contributions to this omnibus volume from twenty-seven internationally renowned scholars will introduce students of philosophy, science, and theology to the current state of research and multiple perspectives on the work of Albert the Great.
Helena M. Paavilainen
The development of medical drug therapy in medieval times is an interplay between tradition and innovation. This book tracks the changes in drug recommendations from the Arabic texts of Ibn Sīnā to Latin medical scholasticism, demonstrating their essential rationality.
Tobias Krüger, Staatsarchiv Solothurn
In Discovering the Ice Ages Tobias Krüger explores the discovery of the Ice Ages over the course of the 19th century, how the idea was received, and what further research it stimulated for the first time from an international perspective.
Edited by F. Jamil Ragep and Sally P. Ragep, with Steven Livesey
In this volume of conference papers originally presented at the University of Oklahoma, a distinguished group of scholars examines episodes in the transmission of premodern science and provides new insights into its cultural, philosophical and historical significance.
Edited by Bernard Lightman, York University, Gordon McOuat, University of King's College, and Larry Stewart, University of Saskatchwan
In The Circulation of Knowledge Between Britain, India and China, twelve scholars examine how knowledge, things and people moved within, and between, the East and the West from the early modern period to the twentieth century.
Edited by Joella G. Yoder, University of Wisconsin
A Catalogue of the Manuscripts of Christiaan Huygens inventories all known manuscripts written by Christiaan Huygens, all letters to or from him, plus family papers at UB Leiden. It also provides complete manuscript citations for Oeuvres Complètes.
William R. Newman
The present work contains a critical edition, translation, and study of the Summa perfectionis of Pseudo-Geber, the most influential of the many texts of medieval alchemy. The study addresses such questions as the author's identity, his corpuscular theory of matter, the influence of the Summa, ...
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