Table of contents for The salt of the earth : natural philosophy, medicine, and chymistry in England, 1650-1750 / by Anna Marie Roos.

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CONTENTS 
List of Illustrations ...................................................................... xi 
Acknowledgements ..................................................................... xv 
Chapter One The Context of Salts ........................................ 1 
Chapter Two Paracelsian Concepts of Salts ........................... 10 
Chapter Three Van Helmont, Salts, and Natural History 
 in Early Modern England ...................................................... 47 Chapter Four From Salts to Saline Spirits-
the Rise of
 Acids ........................................................................................ 108 Chapter Five Salts and Saline Spirits in the 
Medical 
Marketplace and Literature: Patent Medicines and 
 Chymical Satire ...................................................................... 155 Conclusion From Saline Acids to Acidifying 
Oxygen ............ 194 Appendix Translation from Latin of Martin Lister's Exercises 
 on the Healing Springs of England (1684) .................................... 207 
Bibliography ................................................................................ 269 
Index ........................................................................................... 287 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Science -- Europe -- Philosophy -- History -- 16th century.
Science -- Europe -- Philosophy -- History -- 17th century.
Medicine -- Europe -- Philosophy -- History -- 16th century.
Medicine -- Europe -- Philosophy -- History -- 17th century.
Salt -- History -- Europe.
Salt -- Health aspects.
Renaissance.
Paracelsus, 1493-1541 -- Influence.
Helmont, Jean Baptiste van, 1577-1644 -- Influence.