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The Jewel house : Elizabethan London and the scientific revolution / Deborah E. Harkness.

  • Author

    Harkness, Deborah E., 1965-,

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    New Haven, [Conn.] ; London : Yale University Press, c2007.

  • Subject

    Science England London History 16th century

    Natural history England London History 16th century

    Science, Renaissance

    London (England) Social conditions 16th century.

    London (England) Social life and customs 16th century.

    London (England) Intellectual life 16th century.

  • Accession number


  • Class

    Reading Room - 87.7/HAR

  • ISBN

    9780300143164 (pbk.), 0300143168 (pbk.)

  • Language


  • Physical description

    xviii, 349 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-329) and index. Summary, etc: Harkness examines six episodes of scientific enquiry and dispute in 16th century London, bringing to life individuals involved and the challenges they faced.