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The limits of matter : chemistry, mining, and Enlightenment / Hjalmar Fors.
- Fors, Hjalmar
About this work
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2015.
241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Introduction: the edges of the map -- Of witches, trolls, and inquisitive men -- Chymists in the mining business -- From curious to ingenious knowledge -- Elements of enlightenment -- Capturing the laughing gnome -- Conclusion: material reality and the Enlightenment.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Where to find it
Location StatusHistory of MedicineAHB.393.AA6-7 Open shelves