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  1. Galileo's French Correspondents.Frederic J. Baumgartner - 1988 - Annals of Science 45 (2):169-182.
    This paper examines the correspondence and contacts between Galileo and a number of French intellectuals. It demonstrates that exchanges between Galileo and those Frenchmen did much to stimulate an interest in new scientific ideas in France, especially in astronomy; for example, Galileo provided a number of good telescopic lenses that did much to establish observational astronomy in France. The Frenchmen for their part provided Galileo with considerable useful information. Several were very active in his support after the condemnation of 1633 (...)
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  • Hygeia or Panacea? Ethnogeography and Health in Canada: Seventeenth to Eighteenth Century.Nancy Hudson-Rodd - 1995 - History of European Ideas 21 (2):235-246.
    The seventeenth century was one of scientific fervour and of fundamental change in how the natural world was to be approached. With increased voyages abroad, the world was being drawn into Europe and each country wanted to be the first to capture the ‘Codex Naturae’. French physician/naturalists were examining and dissecting nature and Jesuit missionaries were documenting day-to-day life of First Peoples in the New World. The interplay between an ethnogeography and a scientific knowledge including an environmentally orientated medical geography (...)
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  • Histories of Scientific Societies: Needs and Opportunities for Research.Robert E. Schofield - 1963 - History of Science 2 (1):70.
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