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The Resource Matters of exchange : commerce, medicine, and science in the Dutch Golden Age, Harold J. Cook

Matters of exchange : commerce, medicine, and science in the Dutch Golden Age, Harold J. Cook

Label
Matters of exchange : commerce, medicine, and science in the Dutch Golden Age
Title
Matters of exchange
Title remainder
commerce, medicine, and science in the Dutch Golden Age
Statement of responsibility
Harold J. Cook
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NLM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cook, Harold John.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • History of Medicine
  • Commerce
  • History, 17th Century
  • Science
  • Science
  • Netherlands
  • Medicine
Label
Matters of exchange : commerce, medicine, and science in the Dutch Golden Age, Harold J. Cook
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 473-535) and index
Contents
  • 1.
  • Worldly goods and the transformations of objectivity.
  • p. 1
  • 2.
  • information economy.
  • p. 42
  • 3.
  • Reformations tempered : in pursuit of natural facts.
  • p. 82
  • 4.
  • Commerce and medicine in Amsterdam.
  • p. 133
  • 5.
  • Truths and untruths from the Indies.
  • p. 175
  • 6.
  • Medicine and materialism : Descartes in the republic.
  • p. 226
  • 7.
  • Industry and analysis.
  • p. 267
  • 8.
  • Gardens of the Indies transported.
  • p. 304
  • 9.
  • Translating what works : the medicine of East Asia.
  • p. 339
  • 10.
  • refusal to speculate : sticking to simple things.
  • p. 378
  • 11.
  • Conclusions and comparisons.
  • p. 410
Control code
ocm71006718
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 562 p.
Isbn
9780300117967
Lccn
2006026973
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Label
Matters of exchange : commerce, medicine, and science in the Dutch Golden Age, Harold J. Cook
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 473-535) and index
Contents
  • 1.
  • Worldly goods and the transformations of objectivity.
  • p. 1
  • 2.
  • information economy.
  • p. 42
  • 3.
  • Reformations tempered : in pursuit of natural facts.
  • p. 82
  • 4.
  • Commerce and medicine in Amsterdam.
  • p. 133
  • 5.
  • Truths and untruths from the Indies.
  • p. 175
  • 6.
  • Medicine and materialism : Descartes in the republic.
  • p. 226
  • 7.
  • Industry and analysis.
  • p. 267
  • 8.
  • Gardens of the Indies transported.
  • p. 304
  • 9.
  • Translating what works : the medicine of East Asia.
  • p. 339
  • 10.
  • refusal to speculate : sticking to simple things.
  • p. 378
  • 11.
  • Conclusions and comparisons.
  • p. 410
Control code
ocm71006718
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 562 p.
Isbn
9780300117967
Lccn
2006026973
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.

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