HAROLD J. COOK, Matters of Exchange. Commerce, Medicine and Science in the Dutch Golden Age.

Maria Conforti


Yale University Press, New Haven and London 2007. 

[...]global science occurred during the period of the rise of a global economy. Surely that was no coincidence (p. 416). In fact, while concentrating on the Netherlands and its overseas empire - an area still comparatively neglected by mainstream narratives of science, despite its centrality and at times cruciality to the history[...]

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