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Gardens, Knowledge and the Sciences in the Early Modern Period

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    Chapter 1 Introduction
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    Chapter 2 The Art of Garden and Landscape Design and the Mathematical Sciences in the Early Modern Period
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    Chapter 3 “Without Design, or Fate, or Force”: Why Couldn’t John Evelyn Complete the Elysium Britannicum ?
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    Chapter 4 The Power of the Sun-King at the Potager du Roi
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    Chapter 5 The Organ of the Villa d’Este in Tivoli and the Standards of Pneumatic Engineering in the Renaissance
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    Chapter 6 Sundials on the Quirinal: Astronomy and the Early Modern Garden
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    Chapter 7 Jacques Lemercier’s Scenografia of Montjeu: Architectural Prints, Cartography, and Landscape in 1620
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    Chapter 8 Utopia, Science and Garden Art in the Early Modern Era
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    Chapter 9 Botanical Illustration and the Idea of the Garden in the Sixteenth Century Between Imitation and Imagination
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    Chapter 10 Gardens on Canvas and Paper: Cataloguing Botanical Abundance in Late Medici Tuscany
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    Chapter 11 Reconstructing Order: The Spatial Arrangements of Plants in the Hortus Botanicus of Leiden University in Its First Years
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    Chapter 12 Garden Visits, Observations, Reading and Excerpts: Martin Fogel (1634–1675) and His Techniques of Acquiring Knowledge
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    Chapter 13 Watering the Renaissance Garden: Horticultural Theory and Irrigation Practice in Sixteenth-Century Tuscany
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    Chapter 14 Gardening Nature, Gardening Knowledge: The Parallel Activities of Stabilizing Knowledge and Gardens in the Early Modern Period
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    Chapter 15 Gardening Knowledge Through the Circulation of Agricultural Treatises in Portugal From the Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries
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    Chapter 16 Commerce and Erudition: Civic Self-Representation Through Botany and Horticulture in Germany, Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries
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    Chapter 17 Landscape Design and the Natural Sciences in Germany and the United States in the Early Twentieth Century: “Reactionary Modernism”?
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Gardens, Knowledge and the Sciences in the Early Modern Period
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Springer International Publishing, June 2016
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-26342-7
978-3-31-926340-3, 978-3-31-926342-7

Fischer, Hubertus, Remmert, Volker R., Wolschke-Bulmahn, Joachim

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 33%
Student > Master 3 20%
Researcher 3 20%
Professor 1 7%
Student > Bachelor 1 7%
Other 4 27%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Arts and Humanities 9 60%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 13%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 7%
Unspecified 1 7%
Philosophy 1 7%
Other 3 20%