Book , Print in English

Matters of exchange : commerce, medicine, and science in the Dutch Golden Age

Harold J. Cook.
  • New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2007.
  • xiv, 562 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Subjects
Medical Subjects
Local Subjects
Genre
  • Student Collection.
  • History.
Contents
  • note: 1. Worldly goods and the transformations of objectivity
  • 2. information economy
  • 3. Reformations tempered : in pursuit of natural facts
  • 4. Commerce and medicine in Amsterdam
  • 5. Truths and untruths from the Indies
  • 6. Medicine and materialism : Descartes in the republic
  • 7. Industry and analysis
  • 8. Gardens of the Indies transported
  • 9. Translating what works : the medicine of East Asia
  • 10. refusal to speculate : sticking to simple things.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 473-535) and index.
  • OCLC
ISBN
  • 9780300117967
  • 0300117965
  • 9780300143218
  • 0300143214
Identifying numbers
  • EAN: 9780300117967
  • LCCN: 2006026973
  • OCLC: 71006718
  • OCLC: 71006718