ISBN-10:
0521528631
ISBN-13:
9780521528634
Pub. Date:
10/31/2003
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
The Microscope in the Dutch Republic: The Shaping of Discovery

The Microscope in the Dutch Republic: The Shaping of Discovery

by Edward G. Ruestow
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ISBN-13: 9780521528634
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/31/2003
Series: Shaping of Discovery
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Of light, lenses and glass beads; 2. Seeming invitations; 3. Obstacles; 4. Discovery preempted; 5. Swammerdam; 6. Leeuwenhoek I: A clever burgher; 7. Leeuwenhoek II: Images and ideas; 8. Generation I: Turning against a tradition; 9. Generation II: The search for first beginnings; 10. A new world; Conclusion.

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