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The Rise of Scientific Europe, 1500-1800 By Edited by D. C. Goodman

The Rise of Scientific Europe, 1500-1800
by Edited by D. C. Goodman

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Deals with the growth of science throughout Europe, from 1500 to 1800. The book assumes no prior knowledge of the history of science, covering instead such topics as scientific societies, science education and communication. It includes the Copernican and Newtonian revolutions.
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The Rise of Scientific Europe, 1500-1800 by Edited by D. C. Goodman

Deals with the growth of science throughout Europe, from 1500 to 1800. The book assumes no prior knowledge of the history of science, covering instead such topics as scientific societies, science education and communication. It includes the Copernican and Newtonian revolutions. This book is designed to be of interest to Open Universty undergraduates specializing in arts and science or as a background book for teachers of science or students of history.

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Table of Contents


Europe's awakening; Copernicus and his revolution; spread of Copernicanism in Northern Europe; crisis in Italy; Iberian science - navigation, empire and counter-revolution; science from the earth in 17th-century England; scientific academics across Europe; reception of Newtonianism in Europe; Science on the fringe of Europe; 18th-century Europe; science in orthodox Europe; establishing science in 18th-century central Europe; the chemical revolution.

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GOR001715932
The Rise of Scientific Europe, 1500-1800 by Edited by D. C. Goodman
Edited by D. C. Goodman
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder Arnold
1991-11-21
416
034055861X
9780340558614
N/A
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