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Author Costa, Palmira Fontes da.

Title The singular and the making of knowledge at the Royal Society of London in the eighteenth century / by Palmira Fontes da Costa.

Publication Info. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 214 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-208) and index.
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Summary The central subject of this book is the status of singular experiences in the making of natural knowledge at the Royal Society of London in the eighteenth century. It makes a significant contribution to our understanding of the importance of the reporting and display of extraordinary phenomena at the Royal Society in this period, and shows that the success of these practices was largely based on their multiple roles within the Society, where singular experiences not only promoted natural hist ...
Subject Royal Society (Great Britain) -- History -- 18th century.
Royal Society (Great Britain) (OCoLC)fst00538339
Animals -- Abnormalities -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Natural history -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Science -- Philosophy -- History -- 18th century.
NATURE -- Essays.
NATURE -- Reference.
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Ecotourism.
Animals -- Abnormalities. (OCoLC)fst00809469
Natural history. (OCoLC)fst01034268
Science -- Philosophy. (OCoLC)fst01108336
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Natural History -- history.
Societies -- history.
History, 18th Century.
Great Britain.
Chronological Term 1700-1799
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Costa, Palmira Fontes da. Singular and the making of knowledge at the Royal Society of London in the eighteenth century. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2009 (DLC) 2009483131 (OCoLC)304147975
ISBN 9781443804097 (electronic bk.)
1443804096 (electronic bk.)
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