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The curious life of Robert Hooke : the man who measured London

Author: Lisa Jardine
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Traces the career of the seventeenth-century Chief Surveyor, noting his work for London's rebuilding after the fire of 1666, his role in the emergence of modern science, and his place in the scientific revolution of the period.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
History
Named Person: Robert Hooke; Robert Hooke; Robert Hooke
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Jardine
ISBN: 006053897X 9780060538972 0060538988 9780060538989
OCLC Number: 53276386
Description: ix, 422 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Winner takes all 1 --
1 The boy from the Isle of Wight 21 --
2 A sincere hand and a faithful eye 57 --
3 Take no man's word for it 86 --
4 Architect of London's renewal 131 --
5 Skirmishes with strangers 177 --
6 Never at rest 214 --
7 Friends and family, at home and abroad 247 --
8 Argument beyond the grave 288.
Responsibility: Lisa Jardine.
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Traces the career of the seventeenth-century Chief Surveyor, noting his work for London's rebuilding after the fire of 1666, his role in the emergence of modern science, and his place in the scientific revolution of the period.

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