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Humanism and the rise of science in Tudor England. by Antonia McLean

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Published by N. Watson Academic Publications in New York .
Written in English



  • England,
  • Great Britain


  • Humanism -- England -- History -- 16th century,
  • Science -- England -- History -- 16th century,
  • England -- Intellectual life -- 16th century,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Tudors, 1485-1603

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Bibliography: p. [238]-246.

LC ClassificationsDA320 .M24 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination258 p.
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4771958M
ISBN 100882020013
LC Control Number78188908

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