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Newton and the origin of civilization / Jed Z. Buchwald & Mordechai Feingold.

Author/creator Buchwald, Jed Z.
Other author/creatorFeingold, Mordechai.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoPrinceton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, ©2013.
Descriptionix, 528 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Troubled Senses -- Troubled Numbers -- Erudition and Chronology in Seventeenth-Century England -- Isaac Newton on Prophecies and Idolatry -- Aberrant Numbers : The Propagation of Mankind before and after the Deluge -- Newtonian History -- Text and Testimony -- Interpreting Words -- Publication and Reaction -- The War on Newton in England -- The War on Newton in France -- The Demise of Chronology -- Evidence and History -- Appendix A: Signs, Conventions, Dating, and Definitions -- Appendix B: Newton's Computational Methods -- Appendix C: Commented Extracts from Newton's MS Calculations -- Appendix D: Placing Colures on the Original Star Globe -- Appendix E: Hesiod, Thales, and Stellar Risings and Settings.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [489]-514) and index.
LCCN 2012024733
ISBN9780691154787 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
ISBN0691154783 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
Standard identifier# 40021683162

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