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The limits of matter : chemistry, mining, and Enlightenment / Hjalmar Fors.

  • Fors, Hjalmar
Date
2015
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2015.

Physical description

241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Contents

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.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    AHB.393.AA6-7
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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780226194998
  • 022619499X