The Jewel House

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The Jewel House: Elizabethan London and the Scientific Revolution is a history of 16th-century London by American scholar Deborah Harkness. It explores the alchemical community of London in the 16th century, focusing on key figures from the time period whose accomplishments led to a scientific revolution.[1] According to WorldCat, the book is held in 1821 libraries.[2] The book was published in 2007 by Yale University Press.[3]

Reviews[edit]

The book was reviewed in Science;[4] Times Literary Supplement;[5] American Scientist;[6] Technology and Culture;[7] Bulletin of the History of Medicine;[8] ISIS;[9] Annals of Science;[10] Canadian Journal of History,.;[11] Renaissance Quarterly,;[12] Journal of Modern History;[13] History;[14] American Historical Review;[15] Renaissance Studies;[16] Journal of British Studies;[17] and Journal of Interdisciplinary History [18]

Awards[edit]

  • Winner of the 2008 John Ben Snow Foundation Prize for the best book published in any discipline of British Studies covering the period from 1400-1800.
  • Winner of the Pfizer Prize for Best Book in the History of Science from 2005-2007.[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harkness, Deborah. The Jewel House: Elizabethan London and the Scientific Revolution.New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008.
  2. ^ WorldCat author listing
  3. ^ "Deborah E. Harkness. The Jewel House: Elizabethan London and the Scientific Revolution". Humanities & Social Sciences Online. Retrieved 13 November 2014.
  4. ^ Review by N S Popper Science 319, no. 5859, (January 4, 2008): 34
  5. ^ Review by Lauren Kassell, TLS, the Times literary supplement. (March 06, 2009): 3
  6. ^ Review by Anthony Grafton, American Scientist, v96 n2 (20080301): 156-158
  7. ^ review by Peter Robert Dear Technology and Culture, 49, no. 3 (2008): 793-794
  8. ^ review by Stephen Pumfrey, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 84, no. 1 (2010): 125-126
  9. ^ review by Penelope Gouk, Isis. 99, no. 2, (2008): 395
  10. ^ review by W Shea, Annals of Science 66, no. 3, (2009): 439-441
  11. ^ review >by F Klaassen Canadian Journal of History, 43, no. 2, (2008): 293-294
  12. ^ Review by N H Clulee, Renaissance Quarterly, 61, no. 2, (2008): 634
  13. ^ Review by M Feingold, Journal of Modern History, 81, no. 4, (2009): 939-941
  14. ^ Review by Michael Hunter History, 94, no. 313 (2009): 98-99
  15. ^ Review by Jonathan Barry, American Historical Review 114, no. 1, (2009): 205
  16. ^ Review by Valentina Pugliano Renaissance Studies, v23 n3 (June 2009): 390-391
  17. ^ Review by Antonio Barrera-Osorio, Journal of British Studies, v47 n04 (20081021): 925-926
  18. ^ Review by Lisa T Sarasohn Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 39, no. 3 (2009): 413-414
  19. ^ "Yale University Press." (06 February 2014).Yale University Press

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