European Collections of Scientific Instruments, 1550-1750 (History of Science and Medicine Library)

European Collections of Scientific Instruments, 1550-1750 (History of Science and Medicine Library)

Giorgio Strano


Collections of medical tools originated as a part of the Renaissance collections of 'naturalia' and 'arificialia'. Surveying and astronomical tools have been universal in such collections, their function being to provoke the viewers with the show of the extra energy ruler got by way of controlling technology. This publication bargains chosen reports approximately seen 16th and eighteenth centuries ecu collections of clinical tools. those stories additionally describe the task of significant software makers of the time, and their relation with consumers and rulers. ultimately, awareness is given to the position of these days museums and creditors in saving this medical background from dispersal. the result's an up to date landscape concerning the formation of an important museums of the historical past of science.The individuals comprise: Paolo Brenni, Filippo Camerota, Gloria Clifton, Wolfram Dolz, Sven Dupre, Karsten Gaulke, Sven Hauschke, Michael Korey, Mara Miniati, Tatiana M. Moisseeva, Peter Pla meyer, Klaus Schillinger, Giorgio Strano, Koenraad Van Cleempoel, and Ewa Wyka.

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