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Promethean ambitions : alchemy and the quest to perfect nature

Author: William R Newman
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Univ. of Chicago Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In this book, the author uses alchemy as a means to discuss the thinning boundary between the natural and the artificial. Focusing primarily on the period between 1200 and 1700, he examines the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William R Newman
ISBN: 0226575241 9780226575247 0226577120 9780226577128
OCLC Number: 255679936
Description: XV, 333 Seiten : Illustrationen
Responsibility: William R. Newman.
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"With close attention to historical and textual detail that is never less than engaging, Newman unpacks the historical accidents and political machinations that led to alchemy's marginalization, Read more...

 
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