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Table of contents — Volume 38, Issue 3 Show all volumes and issues Tables of content are generated automatically and are based on records of articles contained that are available in the TIB-Portal index. Mills and Patricia L. The Mathematical Way in the Scientific Revolution. Slavery after Rome, — Howell, Technology in the Hospital: By painstaking and meticulous analysis [Newman] establishes the exact chemical experiments that Starkey had devised, identifying their ingredients in both seventeenth-century and modern terms Related articles in Google Scholar.

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Newman shows how studying an obscure and ambiguous figure can bring the science of the period to life.