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Edited by Horst Nowacki, TU Berlin and Wolfgang Lefèvre, Freie Universität Berlin and Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin
The design, construction and fabrication of complex two- and three-dimensional shapes in civil and naval architecture have always been a particularly demanding part of the art of engineering. This volume presents a comparative knowledge history in these two distinct branches of construction ...
Edited by Giorgio Strano, Museo Galileo, Florence, Stephen Johnston, Museum of the History of Science, University of Oxford, Mara Miniati, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, Florence, and Alison Morrison-Low, National Museums Scotland
These selected studies on sixteenth and eighteenth centuries European collections of scientific instruments, which were part of the princely ‘wunderkammern’, delineate an up-to-date-panorama about the formation of the most important museums of the history of science.
Elizabeth Lane Furdell, University of North Florida
Using unpublished and published sources, this book examines the history of diabetes in Britain from the perspective of healer and sufferer alike, focusing on medieval treatments, Renaissance-era diabetology, and the centuries-long debate among specialists over the site and cure of the disease.
This book explains how the Ars medicine ("The Art of Medicine") became the basic curriculum in the early universities. It shows how copies of this collection were produced, who owned them and how they were used in the classroom.
Karel Davids, VU University Amsterdam
This book provides a wide-ranging overview of Dutch technological leadership in the early modern Europe, it explains whence this leadership came about and why it ended and it explores to what extent the Dutch case illuminates the evolution of technological leadership in general.
In this critical edition of Nicole Oresme's 14th-century treatise on atmospheric refraction, Oresme uses optics and infinitesimals to help solve this vexing problem of astronomy, proposing that light travels along a curve through the atmosphere, centuries before Hooke and Newton.
Efraim Lev and Zohar Amar
The authors provide a new insight to the practice of medical care in the medieval world. They examine the medicinal prescriptions and references to materia medica of the Cairo Genizah by combining the approaches of ethnobotany and history of medicine.
This book charts the life and work of the neurophysiologist G. G. J. Rademaker against the background of flourishing early-20th-century Dutch clinical research, describing the rise and fall of the branch of experimental neurophysiology of which Rademaker was a master.
Edited by John M. Forrester and John Henry
An annotated translation of Jean Fernel’s On the Hidden Causes of Things (1542). A major innovatory work in Renaissance natural philosophy and medicine, and a crucially important source for understanding the notion of occult qualities, with a scholarly introduction.
This two-volume work describes the pre-industrial history of mechanical engineering and covers power generation, transport, manufacturing, and weapons technology. Important items are discussed in each section and performance data are presented in easily understood graphical format using over ...
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