The Language of Mineralogy: John Walker, Chemistry and the Edinburgh Medical School, 1750-1800
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - Всего страниц: 309
In order to show how the classification practices of a defined institutional setting enabled naturalists to create systems of natural history, this book focuses on developments at the Medical School of the University of Edinburgh and in particular the teaching of one of Scotland's most influential Enlightenment naturalists, Dr John Walker.
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