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<contents, vii; no folio> Contents Preface 1: Worldly Goods and the Transformations of Objectivity 2: An Information Economy: Commercial Values and Worldly Knowledge 3: Reformations Tempered: In Pursuit of Natural Facts 4: Commerce and Medicine in Amsterdam 5: Truths and Untruths from the Indies 6: Medicine and Materialism: Descartes in the Republic 7: Industry and Analysis 8: Gardens of the Indies Transported 9: Translating What Works: The Medicine of East Asia 10: The Refusal to Speculate: Sticking to Simple Things 11: Conclusions and Comparisons Notes Bibliography Index
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Science -- Netherlands -- History -- 17th century.
Netherlands -- Commerce -- History -- 17th century.
Medicine -- Netherlands -- History -- 17th century.