I TATTI STUDIES IN ITALIAN RENAISSANCE HISTORY
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Daughters of Alchemy

Women and Scientific Culture in Early Modern Italy

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$53.00 • £42.95 • €47.50

ISBN 9780674504233

Publication Date: 04/06/2015

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304 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

10 halftones

Villa I Tatti > I Tatti Studies in Italian Renaissance History

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Caterina Sforza’s Experiments with Alchemy
  • 2. The Secrets of Isabella Cortese: Practical Alchemy and Women Readers
  • 3. Scientific Culture and the Renaissance Querelle des Femmes: Moderata Fonte and Lucrezia Marinella
  • 4. Scientific Circles in Italy and Abroad: Camilla Erculiani and Margherita Sarrocchi
  • Epilogue
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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