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The Resource Wonders and the order of nature, 1150-1750, Lorraine Daston, Katharine Park

Wonders and the order of nature, 1150-1750, Lorraine Daston, Katharine Park

Label
Wonders and the order of nature, 1150-1750
Title
Wonders and the order of nature, 1150-1750
Statement of responsibility
Lorraine Daston, Katharine Park
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses how European scientists from the High Middle Ages through the Enlightenment used wonders, monsters, curiosities, marvels, and other phenomena to envision the natural world
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Daston, Lorraine
Dewey number
306.4/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q124.97
LC item number
.D38 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science, Medieval
  • Science
  • Science
  • Natural History
  • Science
  • Errors, Scientific
  • Science
  • Science
  • Curiosities and wonders
  • Natural history
  • Science
  • Science, Medieval
  • Science
Label
Wonders and the order of nature, 1150-1750, Lorraine Daston, Katharine Park
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 451-497) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: At the Limit -- I. The Topography of Wonder -- II. The Properties of Things -- III. Wonder Among the Philosophers -- IV. Marvelous Particulars -- V. Monsters: A Case Study -- VI. Strange Facts -- VII. Wonders of Art, Wonders of Nature -- VIII. The Passions of Inquiry -- IX. The Enlightenment and the Anti-Marvelous
Control code
000154992
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
511 pages
Isbn
9780942299915
Lccn
96049411
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 154992
  • (OCoLC)35961443
Label
Wonders and the order of nature, 1150-1750, Lorraine Daston, Katharine Park
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 451-497) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: At the Limit -- I. The Topography of Wonder -- II. The Properties of Things -- III. Wonder Among the Philosophers -- IV. Marvelous Particulars -- V. Monsters: A Case Study -- VI. Strange Facts -- VII. Wonders of Art, Wonders of Nature -- VIII. The Passions of Inquiry -- IX. The Enlightenment and the Anti-Marvelous
Control code
000154992
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
511 pages
Isbn
9780942299915
Lccn
96049411
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 154992
  • (OCoLC)35961443

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