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Galileo's idol : Gianfrancesco Sagredo and the politics of knowledge / Nick Wilding.

By: Wilding, Nick.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago, Illinois ; London : The University of Chicago Press, c2014Description: 200 pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations (Black and white, and some colour), facsimiles, portraits ; 24 centimetres.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780226166971 (cloth : alk. paper); 022616697X (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Sagredo, Gianfrancesco, 1571-1620 | Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642 | Science -- Italy -- History -- 17th century | Science -- Political aspects -- Italy -- History -- 17th century | Scientists -- Italy -- Biography | Communication in science -- Italy -- History -- 17th century | Communication in science -- Political aspects -- Italy -- History -- 17th century
Contents:
The generation and dissolution of images -- Becoming a "great magneticall man" -- Drawing weapons -- Interceptions -- Interconnections -- Transalpine messengers -- Masks -- Conclusion: science, intercepted.
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Science & Technology Studies Collection 5"15/17":93 WILDING (Browse shelf) Available 2402083174

Includes bibliographical references (pages [179]-192) and index.

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