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The Resource The mindful hand : inquiry and invention from the late Renaissance to early industrialisation, edited by Lissa Roberts, Simon Schaffer, Peter Dear

The mindful hand : inquiry and invention from the late Renaissance to early industrialisation, edited by Lissa Roberts, Simon Schaffer, Peter Dear

Label
The mindful hand : inquiry and invention from the late Renaissance to early industrialisation
Title
The mindful hand
Title remainder
inquiry and invention from the late Renaissance to early industrialisation
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lissa Roberts, Simon Schaffer, Peter Dear
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
T173.8
LC item number
.M565 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1955-
  • 1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Roberts, Lissa
  • Schaffer, Simon
  • Dear, Peter
Series statement
History of science and scholarship in the Netherlands
Series volume
9
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Technological innovations
  • Science
  • Industrial arts
Label
The mindful hand : inquiry and invention from the late Renaissance to early industrialisation, edited by Lissa Roberts, Simon Schaffer, Peter Dear
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Comets and cannonballs : reading technology in a sixteenth-century library / Mary Henninger-Voss -- In a sixteenth-century goldsmith's workshop / Pamela H. Smith -- Constructive thinking : a case for dioptrics / Fokko Jan Dijksterhuis -- Between precedent and experiment : restoring the Acqua Vergine in Rome (1560-70) / Katherine W. Rinne -- Amending nature : draining the English fens / Eric H. Ash -- The Beemster Polder : conservative invention and Holland's great pleasure garden / Alette Fleischer -- Demonstration and verification in engineering : ascertaining truth and telling fictions along the Canal du Midi / Chandra Mukerji -- Mapping stream engines and skill in eighteenth-century Holland / Lissa Roberts -- Wind-gun, air-gun or pop-gun : the fortunes of a philosophical instrument / Jim Bennett -- Apothecary shops, laboratories and chemical manufacture in eighteenth-century Germany / Ursula Klein -- 'The charter'd Thames' : naval architecture and experimental spaces in Georgian Britain / Simon Schaffer -- From the grand whim to the gasworks : 'philosophical fireworks' in Georgian England / Simon Werrett -- The intersection of industry and state in eighteenth-century Britain / William Ashworth -- Becoming competitive : England's papermaking apprenticeship,
  • 1700-1800 / Leonard Rosenband -- The identity engine : printing and publishing at the beginning of the knowledge economy / Adrian Johns
Control code
UCb127834151
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 503 p.
Isbn
9789069844831
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
The mindful hand : inquiry and invention from the late Renaissance to early industrialisation, edited by Lissa Roberts, Simon Schaffer, Peter Dear
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Comets and cannonballs : reading technology in a sixteenth-century library / Mary Henninger-Voss -- In a sixteenth-century goldsmith's workshop / Pamela H. Smith -- Constructive thinking : a case for dioptrics / Fokko Jan Dijksterhuis -- Between precedent and experiment : restoring the Acqua Vergine in Rome (1560-70) / Katherine W. Rinne -- Amending nature : draining the English fens / Eric H. Ash -- The Beemster Polder : conservative invention and Holland's great pleasure garden / Alette Fleischer -- Demonstration and verification in engineering : ascertaining truth and telling fictions along the Canal du Midi / Chandra Mukerji -- Mapping stream engines and skill in eighteenth-century Holland / Lissa Roberts -- Wind-gun, air-gun or pop-gun : the fortunes of a philosophical instrument / Jim Bennett -- Apothecary shops, laboratories and chemical manufacture in eighteenth-century Germany / Ursula Klein -- 'The charter'd Thames' : naval architecture and experimental spaces in Georgian Britain / Simon Schaffer -- From the grand whim to the gasworks : 'philosophical fireworks' in Georgian England / Simon Werrett -- The intersection of industry and state in eighteenth-century Britain / William Ashworth -- Becoming competitive : England's papermaking apprenticeship,
  • 1700-1800 / Leonard Rosenband -- The identity engine : printing and publishing at the beginning of the knowledge economy / Adrian Johns
Control code
UCb127834151
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 503 p.
Isbn
9789069844831
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps

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