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Possessing nature

museums, collecting, and scientific culture in early modern Italy

by Paula Findlen

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy,
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Science museums -- Italy -- History.,
    • Science museums -- Europe -- History.,
    • Natural history museums -- Italy -- History.,
    • Natural history museums -- Europe -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 409-432) and index.

      StatementPaula Findlen.
      SeriesStudies on the history of society and culture ;, 20
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ105.I8 F56 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 449 p. :
      Number of Pages449
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1406679M
      ISBN 100520073347
      LC Control Number93014997

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