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Author Ray, Meredith K., 1969-

Title Daughters of alchemy : women and scientific culture in early modern Italy / Meredith K. Ray.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    509.2522 RAY    Available
Description 291 pages ; 25 cm.
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Series I Tatti studies in Italian Renaissance history
I Tatti studies in Italian Renaissance history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-280) and index.
Contents Caterina Sforza's experiments with alchemy -- The secrets of Isabella Cortese : practical alchemy and women readers -- Scientific culture and the Renaissance querelle des femmes : moderata fonte and Lucrezia Marinella -- Scientific circles in Italy and abroad : Camilla Erculiani and Margherita Sarrochi -- Epilogue.
Subject Women in science -- Italy -- History.
Women scientists -- Italy -- Biography.
Science -- Italy -- History.
ISBN 9780674504233 (alk. paper)
0674504232 (alk. paper)
Standard No. 40024773833

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