Table of contents for Matters of exchange : commerce, medicine, and science in the Dutch Golden Age / Harold J. Cook.

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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

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Science -- Netherlands -- History -- 17th century.
Netherlands -- Commerce -- History -- 17th century.
Medicine -- Netherlands -- History -- 17th century.