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The Resource The curious life of Robert Hooke : the man who measured London, Lisa Jardine

The curious life of Robert Hooke : the man who measured London, Lisa Jardine

Label
The curious life of Robert Hooke : the man who measured London
Title
The curious life of Robert Hooke
Title remainder
the man who measured London
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Jardine
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the career of the seventeenth-century Chief Surveyor, noting his work for London's rebuilding after the fire of 1666, his role in the emergence of modern science, and his place in the scientific revolution of the period
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jardine, Lisa
Dewey number
  • 509.2
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q143.H7
LC item number
J37 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hooke, Robert
  • Hooke, Robert
  • Hooke, Robert
  • Hooke, Robert
  • Scientists
  • Scholars
  • Science
  • Scholars
  • Science
  • Scientists
  • Great Britain
Label
The curious life of Robert Hooke : the man who measured London, Lisa Jardine
Link
http://www.h-net.org/review/hrev-a0e0o2-aa
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 397-414) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 57
  • 3
  • Take no man's word for it
  • 86
  • 4
  • Architect of London's renewal
  • 131
  • 5
  • Skirmishes with strangers
  • 177
  • Introduction :
  • 6
  • Never at rest
  • 214
  • 7
  • Friends and family, at home and abroad
  • 247
  • 8
  • Argument beyond the grave
  • 288
  • Winner takes all
  • 1
  • 1
  • The boy from the Isle of Wight
  • 21
  • 2
  • A sincere hand and a faithful eye
Control code
ocm53276386
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
ix, 422 pages
Isbn
9780060538972
Lccn
2003056993
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o53276386
  • (OCoLC)53276386
Label
The curious life of Robert Hooke : the man who measured London, Lisa Jardine
Link
http://www.h-net.org/review/hrev-a0e0o2-aa
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 397-414) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 57
  • 3
  • Take no man's word for it
  • 86
  • 4
  • Architect of London's renewal
  • 131
  • 5
  • Skirmishes with strangers
  • 177
  • Introduction :
  • 6
  • Never at rest
  • 214
  • 7
  • Friends and family, at home and abroad
  • 247
  • 8
  • Argument beyond the grave
  • 288
  • Winner takes all
  • 1
  • 1
  • The boy from the Isle of Wight
  • 21
  • 2
  • A sincere hand and a faithful eye
Control code
ocm53276386
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
ix, 422 pages
Isbn
9780060538972
Lccn
2003056993
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o53276386
  • (OCoLC)53276386

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