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Possessing nature : museums, collecting, and scientific culture in early modern Italy / Paula Findlen.

By: Findlen, Paula.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Studies on the history of society and culture ; 20.Publisher: Berkeley ; London : University of California Press, c1994Description: xvii, 449 p. : ill., facsims. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0520073347; 0520073347 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Science museums -- Italy -- History | Science museums -- Europe -- History | Natural history museums -- Italy -- History | Natural history museums -- Europe -- HistoryDDC classification:
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069.44 SHASHOUA Conservation of plastics : 069.44 THINGS Things fall apart-- : 069.44 THOMSON The museum environment / 069(45):93 FINDLEN Possessing nature : 069(47):93 PAPER The paper museum of the Academy of Sciences in St. Petersburg, c. 1725-1760 : 069.4:93 GAMMON Deaccessioning and its discontents : a critical history / 069.4:93 JENKINS Keeping their marbles : how the treasures of the past ended up in museums... and why they should stay there /

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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