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Daughters of alchemy : women and scientific culture in early modern Italy / Meredith K. Ray.

By: Ray, Meredith K, 1969-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: I Tatti studies in Italian Renaissance history: Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London : Harvard University Press, 2015Edition: 1st edition.Description: 291 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 25 centimetres.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780674504233 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Sforza, Caterina, 1463-1509 | Cortese, Isabella, active 16th century | Fonte, Moderata, 1555-1592 | Marinella, Lucrezia, 1571-1653 | Erculiani, Camilla | Sarrocchi, Margherita, approximately 1560-1617 | Women in science -- Italy -- History | Women scientists -- Italy -- Biography | Science -- Italy -- HistoryDDC classification:
Contents:
Caterina Sforza's experiments with alchemy -- The secrets of Isabella Cortese : practical alchemy and women readers -- Scientific culture and the Renaissance querelle des femmes : moderata fonte and Lucrezia Marinella -- Scientific circles in Italy and abroad : Camilla Erculiani and Margherita Sarrochi -- Epilogue.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [249]-280) and index.

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