The measure of reality : quantification and Western society, 1250-1600 /
Western Europeans were among the first, if not the first, to invent mechanical clocks, geometrically precise maps, double-entry bookkeeping, precise algebraic and musical notations, and perspective painting. By the sixteenth century more people were thinking quantitatively in western Europe than in...
|Published:||Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1997.|
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