De re metallica

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Dover Publications, 1950 - 638 páginas
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One of the most important scientific classics of all time, this 1556 work on mining was the first based on field research and observation and the methods of modern science. 289 authentic Renaissance woodcuts. Translated by Herbert Hoover. Reprint of English (1912) edition.

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I agree with the description in hsifeng's review, but the book in my opinion is far from "dry". It starts with an amazing account by Agricola of why mining is a virtuous activity, one he explcitly ... Leer reseña completa

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REENACTORS VIEW: 1556 (translated from the original Latin) 638 pages: Everything you've ever wanted to know about the making of metals in our period. From finding the correct ore to smelting and ... Leer reseña completa

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