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Seventeenth Century Art And Architecture
Author: Ann Sutherland Harris
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Release Date: 2005
Pages: 426
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Encompassing the socio-political, cultural background of the period, this title takes a look at the careers of the Old Masters and many lesser-known artists. The book covers artistic developments across six countries and examines in detail many of the artworks on display.

Chinese Technology In The Seventeenth Century
Author: Yingxing Song
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Pages: 372
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This 1637 classic on the history of traditional Chinese technology, profusely illustrated with 152 original woodcuts, covers agriculture, textiles, mining, metallurgy, chemical engineering, boat-building weapons manufacture, and more. Rich in scientific and historical background, its many annotations round out an impressive survey of technological progress.

Relations   Relationships In Seventeenth Century French Literature
Author: Jennifer Robin Perlmutter
Publisher: Gunter Narr Verlag
Release Date: 2006
Pages: 341
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This volume is devoted to the variety of relationships that defined France and ist citizens. Man's connection with God is explored, the travel raelation and the particular hierarchy that exists between a director and a dramatist, respectively. These themes are further addressed in the articles that follow on relationships of authority, Catholics and Protestants, books and Illustrations, literary genres, travel relations, aesthetics and ethics and family relationships.

Major Women Writers Of Seventeenth Century England
Author: James Fitzmaurice
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Release Date: 1997
Pages: 392
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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The first comprehensive anthology of seventeenth-century English women writers

Theology And The Scientific Imagination From The Middle Ages To The Seventeenth Century
Author: Amos Funkenstein
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Release Date: 1986
Pages: 421
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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"(This work) promises to raise the level and transform the nature of discourse on the relations of Christianity and science . . . (Funkenstein) leaps fearlessly from one philosophical mountaintop to another, comparing and contrasting doctrines in an amazing display of intellectual dexterity. The result is a bold study of ideas . . . bristling with insight and perceptive reinterpretation of familiar episodes in the history of natural philosophy".--David C. Lindberg, "Journal of the History of Medicine". *Lightning Print On Demand Title

The Medical Revolution Of The Seventeenth Century
Author: Roger French
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 1989-09-28
Pages: 328
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This consideration of the underlying forces which helped to produce a revolution in 17th century medicine sets out to show how, in the period between 1630 and 1730, medicine came to represent something more than a marginal activity and was influenced by the current developments of the day.

English Merchants In Seventeenth Century Italy
Author: Gigliola Pagano De Divitiis
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 1997
Pages: 202
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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An account of how England's merchants came to dominate trade at Italy's expense in the Mediterranean.

Absolutism And Society In Seventeenth Century France
Author: William Beik
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 1985
Pages: 375
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This analysis of the provincial reality of absolutism argues that the relationship between the regional aristocracy and the crown was a key factor in influencing the traditional social system of seventeenth century France.

The Dutch Garden In The Seventeenth Century
Author: John D. Hunt
Publisher: Dumbarton Oaks
Release Date: 1990
Pages: 214
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This wide-ranging collection of essays charts the history, scope, and spread of Dutch garden art during the seventeenth century. A group of scholars, mostly Dutch, surveys what has been called the "golden age" of Dutch garden design.

Popular Medicine In Seventeenth Century England
Author: Doreen Evenden Nagy
Publisher: Popular Press
Release Date: 1988
Pages: 140
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This monograph, the first detailed study of seventeenth-century popular medicine, depicts the major role which lay or popular medical practitioners played in the provision of seventeenth-century health care in England.