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An age of science and revolutions, 1600-1800

Author: Toby E Huff
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2005.
Series: Medieval and early modern world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an overview of the new scientific experiments and theories taking place between 1600 and 1800 all over the world and how these events changed the world. Includes a discussion on the rise of democracy. Includes illustrations and maps.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toby E Huff
ISBN: 019517724X 9780195177244 0195221575 9780195221572 0195222695 9780195222692
OCLC Number: 760080172
Description: 173 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Settlements, trade, and conflict : the North American experience --
Rude awakenings : wealth redefined --
Most magnificent : the Ottoman Empire --
Peacocks and the power of pachyderms : the wonders of Mughal India --
Missionaries, maps, and magistrates with pink parasols : China encounters modern science --
The secrets of the heavens : new scientific theories --
The toolbox of the Enlightenment : the scientific revolution --
Bold ideas and prison sentences : the literary life --
Rising stars : Women in the Enlightenment --
Heads rolling : democracy and the consent of the people --
Epilogue : Benjamin Franklin, enlightened American.
Series Title: Medieval and early modern world.
Responsibility: Toby E. Huff.

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Presents an overview of the new scientific experiments and theories taking place between 1600 and 1800 all over the world and how these events changed the world. Includes a discussion on the rise of democracy. Includes illustrations and maps.

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