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Author Principe, Lawrence, author.
Title The secrets of alchemy / Lawrence M. Principe.
Publisher Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2013, ©2013.
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 Book Stacks  QD13 .P75 2013  AVAILABLE
Descript v, 281 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-271) and index.
Contents What is alchemy? -- Origins : Graeco-Egyptian chemeia -- Development : Arabic al-k¯imiy¯a -- Maturity : Medieval Latin alchemia -- Redefinitions, revivals, and reinterpretations : alchemy from the eighteenth century to the present -- The golden age : practicing chymistry in the early modern period -- Unveiling the secrets -- The wider world of chymistry.
ISBN 9780226682952 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
0226682951 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
Series Synthesis
Synthesis (University of Chicago. Press)
Subject Alchemy -- History.
Alchemists.

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