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Edited by Steven A. Walton
Research and instrumentation in warfare since 1500 demonstrates the rise of the scientific military, the complicated interaction with military institutions, and details of how scientists and engineers developed artillery and explosives, surveying and geophysics, pilot testing and siegework, and ...
Alex Levine and Adriana Novoa, University of South Florida
After setting out the intellectual, cultural, and political context of the reception of Darwinism in Argentina, this book presents original translations of central texts in that reception, most of which have never before appeared in English.
Hiro Hirai, Radboud University Nijmegen
Exploring Renaissance humanists’ debates on matter, life and the soul, this volume addresses the contribution of humanist culture to the evolution of early modern natural philosophy so as to shed light on the medical context of the Scientific Revolution.
Pieter Dhondt, Ghent University
Starting from the bicentenary of Helsinki University in 1840 and finishing with the opening of the University of Iceland in 1911, this volume analyses the importance of university jubilees in Northern Europe for the development of Scandinavist ideas.
Tom McInally, University of Aberdeen
This book deals with an area of Scotland’s intellectual history which previously has been neglected. The alumni of the Scots Colleges abroad gave a distinctive Catholic voice to the Enlightenment with major achievements in Arts, Architecture and scientific experimentation.
Edited by Gad Freudenthal and Samuel Kottek
This volume groups together some thirty indispensable biographical and thematic studies on the history of medicine among Jews, from Talmudic times to the 20th century, by some of the most knowledgeable historians, published between 1948 and 1985.
Edited by Alison D. Morrison-Low, National Museums Scotland, Sven Dupré, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science and Free University of Berlin, Stephen Johnston, Museum of the History of Science, University of Oxford, and Giorgio Strano, Museo Galileo, Florence
Marking the anniversary of the telescope’s invention, these collected essays highlight a number of significant historical episodes concerning this well-loved instrument, which has played a crucial role in Man’s thinking about his position – literally and philosophically – in the universe.
Anna Marie Roos, University of Oxford
This first full-length biography of Dr. Martin Lister (1639-1712), vice-president of the Royal Society, Royal Physician, and the first arachnologist and conchologist, provides an unprecedented picture of a seventeenth-century virtuoso.
Zur Shalev, University of Haifa
This book examines the scholarly genre of 'geographia sacra' in early modern Europe, tracing its contours, the outlooks and concerns of its practitioners, as well as the intersections of religion and geography in an age that saw dramatic revolutions in both fields.
Edited by Maria Berbara and Karl A.E. Enenkel
This volume focuses on the interdisciplinary investigation of Portuguese humanism, especially as a noteworthy player in the international network of early modern scholarship, literature and visual arts.
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