Glass : a world history / Alan Macfarlane and Gerry Martin.

Author
Macfarlane, Alan [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2002.
Description
xi, 255 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

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Subject(s)
GlassHistory [Browse]
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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 220-233) and index.
Contents
1 Invisible glass -- 2 Glass in the West-from Mesopotamia to Venice -- 3 Glass and the origin of early science -- 4 Glass and the Renaissance -- 5 Glass and later science -- 6 Glass in the East -- The clash of civilisations -- 8 Spectacles and predicaments -- 9 Visions of the world -- App. 1 Types of glass -- App. 2 The role of glass in twenty experiments that changed the world -- Further reading -- Sources for quoted passages -- Bibliography -- Index.
ISBN
0226500284 (cloth : alk. paper)
LCCN
2002020493
OCLC
49860084
RCP
N - S

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