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Archives of the scientific revolution the formation and exchange of ideas in seventeenth-century Europe

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Published by Boydell Press in Woodbridge [England], Rochester, NY .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Michael Hunter.
ContributionsHunter, Michael Cyril William.
LC ClassificationsQ224 .A73 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 216 p. :
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL692150M
ISBN 100851155537
LC Control Number97039325

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