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Science and technology in world history; v.3: The black death, the Renaissance, the Reformation and the scientific revolution.

9780786461721

Science and technology in world history; v.3: The black death, the Renaissance, the Reformation and the scientific revolution.

Deming, David.

McFarland & Co.

2012

321 pages

$65.00

Q125

Deming (arts and sciences, U. of Oklahoma) presents the third volume in a comprehensive history of science that chronologically follows the development of modern science from the fourteenth century and the onset of the Little Ice Age and the Black Death, to the Renaissance and the Reformation, to the Scientific Revolution, within cultural context. It covers witchcraft and magic, the printing press, humanism, Leonardo da Vinci, Martin Luther, the birth of modern medicine, the reform of anatomy and physiology, educational reform and Peter Ramus, Nicolaus Copernicus, Tycho Brahe, Johannes Kepler, Galileo Galilei, Francis Bacon, experimental philosophy in the seventeenth century, and Isaac Newton.

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