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The Jewel House: Elizabethan London and the Scientific Revolution

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Bestselling author Deborah Harkness ("A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night") explores the streets, shops, back alleys, and gardens of Elizabethan ... Show synopsis

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  • The Jewel House: Elizabethan London and the Scientific Revolution (Yale University Press) – Trade paperback (2008)
    by Deborah E Harkness

    The Jewel House: Elizabethan London and the Scientific Revolution

    Trade paperback, Yale University Press
    2008
    English
    349 pages

    ISBN: 0300143168
    ISBN-13: 9780300143164

    This book explores the streets, shops, back alleys, and gardens of Elizabethan London where a boisterous and diverse group of men and women shared a keen interest in the study of nature. These assorted merchants, gardeners, barber-surgeons, midwives, instrument makers, mathematics teachers, engineers, alchemists, and other experimenters formed a patchwork scientific community whose practices set the stage for the Scientific Revolution, Deborah Harkness contends. While Francis Bacon has been widely regarded as the father of ... Show more

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