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Ingenious pursuits : building the scientific revolution

Author: Lisa Jardine
Publisher: New York : Nan A. Talese, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Focuses on a series of virtuoso advancements among them the discovery of the circulation of blood, the perfection of the mechanical clock, enhance astronomical observation, fundamental developments i mathematics, selective animal and plant breeding, and the development of chemical substance analysis that transformed the thinking o the early modern world and inaugurated forces for change that laid the very  Read more...
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Named Person: Social Science.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Jardine
ISBN: 0385493258 9780385493253 0316647527 9780316647526
OCLC Number: 41420589
Description: xviii, 444 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Signs of the Times --
Scale Models --
Subtle Anatomy --
Running Like Clockwork --
Breaking New Ground --
Strange Specimens --
Examining the Evidence --
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Responsibility: Lisa Jardine.
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"Focuses on a series of virtuoso advancements among them the discovery of the circulation of blood, the perfection of the mechanical clock, enhance astronomical observation, fundamental developments i mathematics, selective animal and plant breeding, and the development of chemical substance analysis that transformed the thinking o the early modern world and inaugurated forces for change that laid the very foundations for modern thought". -- Jacket.

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