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Author Glassie, John.

Title A man of misconceptions : the life of an eccentric in an age of change / John Glassie.

Imprint New York : Riverhead Books, [2012], ©2012.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 KIRCHER,A GLA    Available
Description xvi, 335 pages : illustartions ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-324) and index.
Contents Apologetic Forerunner to This Kircherian Study -- Part One -- Incapable of Resisting the Force -- Inevitable Obstacles -- A Source of Great Fear -- Scenic Proceedings -- Chief Inciter of Action -- Beautiful Reports -- Part Two -- Secret Exotic Matters -- Habitation of Hell -- The Magnet -- An Innumerable Multitude of Catoptric Cats -- Four Rivers -- Egyptian Oedipus -- The Admiration of the Ignorant -- Little Worms -- Philosophical Transactions -- Underground World -- Fombom -- Everything -- Part Three -- Not As It Was -- Immune and Exempt -- Mentorella -- Closest of All to the Truth -- The Strangest Development.
Subject Kircher, Athanasius, 1602-1680.
Scientists -- Germany -- Biography.
Intellectuals -- Germany -- Biography.
Eccentrics and eccentricities -- Germany -- Biography.
Science -- Germany -- History -- 17th century.
Germany -- History -- 1618-1648 -- Biography.
Germany -- History -- 1648-1740 -- Biography.
Germany -- Intellectual life -- 17th century.
ISBN 9781594488719

 
    
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