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The Resource Watching Vesuvius : a history of science and culture in early modern Italy, Sean Cocco, (electronic resource)

Watching Vesuvius : a history of science and culture in early modern Italy, Sean Cocco, (electronic resource)

Label
Watching Vesuvius : a history of science and culture in early modern Italy
Title
Watching Vesuvius
Title remainder
a history of science and culture in early modern Italy
Statement of responsibility
Sean Cocco
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cocco, Sean
Dewey number
551.210945/73
LC call number
QE523.V5
LC item number
C63 2013
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Volcanism
  • Volcanism
  • Vesuvius (Italy)
  • Vesuvius (Italy)
  • Vesuvius (Italy)
  • Naples (Italy)
  • Naples (Italy)
Label
Watching Vesuvius : a history of science and culture in early modern Italy, Sean Cocco, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-305) and index
Contents
Introduction : Vesuvius in the view South -- Approaches : humanists, naturalists, and Vesuvius in the late Renaissance -- Marvelous excesses : the eruption of 1631 -- Histories of ignition : from historia to causa -- Contesting Vesuvius : discordant meanings in the context of revolt -- On the face of this earth : Vesuvius and its kind -- Watching and philosophizing : from controversy to cosmopolitanism -- Formed by explosion : geology in the Neapolitan picturesque -- Conclusion: returns to the past
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000757259
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780226923710
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012020838
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000757259
Label
Watching Vesuvius : a history of science and culture in early modern Italy, Sean Cocco, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-305) and index
Contents
Introduction : Vesuvius in the view South -- Approaches : humanists, naturalists, and Vesuvius in the late Renaissance -- Marvelous excesses : the eruption of 1631 -- Histories of ignition : from historia to causa -- Contesting Vesuvius : discordant meanings in the context of revolt -- On the face of this earth : Vesuvius and its kind -- Watching and philosophizing : from controversy to cosmopolitanism -- Formed by explosion : geology in the Neapolitan picturesque -- Conclusion: returns to the past
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000757259
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780226923710
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012020838
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000757259

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