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Possessing Nature Museums, Collecting and Scientific Culture in Early Modern Italy

By: Paula Findlen
449 pages, Bw illus, figs
Possessing Nature
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  • Possessing Nature ISBN: 9780520205086 Paperback Apr 1996 Usually dispatched within 4 days
  • Possessing Nature ISBN: 9780520073340 Hardback Dec 1994 Out of Print #31517
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Winner of the 1995 Howard R. Marraro Prize of the American Catholic Historical Association - `Paula Findlen's study contributes in important new ways to our understanding of science in the 16th and 17th centuries...She examines the ways in which values such as memory, civility, and curiosity shaped new science, and she does so impressively' - Harold J Cook, Science Magazine.

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Paula Findlen is Professor of History and Director of the Science, Technology and Society Program at Stanford University
By: Paula Findlen
449 pages, Bw illus, figs
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