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Author Principe, Lawrence, author.
Title The secrets of alchemy [electronic resource] / Lawrence M. Principe.
Published Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2013.
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Electronic Book  QD13 .P75 2013eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource (v, 281 pages) : [8] pages of plates, illustrations.
Series Synthesis
Synthesis (University of Chicago. Press)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-271) and index.
Contents What is alchemy? -- Origins : Graeco-Egyptian chemeia -- Development : Arabic al-kīmiyā -- 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.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Alchemy -- History.
Alchemists.
Related To Print version: Principe, Lawrence,. The secrets of alchemy. Chicago ; University of Chicago Press, 2013. 9780226682952 0226682951 (DLC) 2012010213
ISBN 0226923789 (electronic bk.)
9780226923789 (electronic bk.)
9780226682952 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
0226682951 (hardcover : alkaline paper)