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Author Ogilvie, Brian W.

Title The science of describing [electronic resource] : natural history in Renaissance Europe / Brian W. Ogilvie.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvi, 385 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-365) and index.
Contents Introduction -- The world of Renaissance natural nistory -- The humanist invention of natural history -- A science of describing -- Common sense, classification, and the catalogue of nature -- Conclusion : what was Renaissance natural history.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Science -- Europe -- History -- 16th century.
Natural history -- Europe -- History -- 16th century.
Science, Renaissance.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0226620875 (cloth : alk. paper)

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