Encyclopedia of the scientific revolution

from Copernicus to Newton

By Applebaum, Wilbur

Publishers Summary:
"This unique reference book focuses on scientific development in the 16th and 17th centuries, when the field of science underwent tremendous advances and discoveries. The 441 articles cover scientists, processes, phenomena, philosophy, religion, and professional societies."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001.

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ISBN
978-0-81531-503-2
Publisher
New York : Garland Pub., 2000.


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Library Journal

Reviewed on August 1, 2000

Filling a hole in reference collections on the history of science, this tome brings together a great collection of articles on the progress of scientific discovery in the 16th and 17th centuries. The text, which considers the social and philosophical climate of the period as well as the science itself, is equally good at covering the concrete (such as institutions, people, and instrumentation) and the abstract (such as t...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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