Galileo's instruments of credit : telescopes, images, secrecy (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Galileo's instruments of credit : telescopes, images, secrecy

Author: Mario Biagioli
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the aspects of Galileo's scientific life that extended beyond court culture and patronage, this title offers an account of the different systems of exchanges, communication, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mario Biagioli
ISBN: 0226045625 9780226045627 0226045617 9780226045610
OCLC Number: 751312365
Description: [12], 302 s. : il. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Mario Biagioli.

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"Biagioli reinterprets key episodes of Galileo's career and shows how his tactics rapidly shifted to match his changing circumstances. His study presents a fresh and interesting view of the Read more...

 
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