Ash, Eric H., 1972-, Power, knowledge, and expertise in Elizabethan England , c2004
Power, knowledge, and expertise in Elizabethan England / Eric H. Ash.
- Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2004.
- Physical Description:
- viii, 265 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
- Reference LibraryDA356 .A69 2004 (LC)Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Table of contents
- Includes bibliographical references (-248) and index.
- Subject Terms:
- Expertise -- Political aspects -- Great Britain.Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 16th century.Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1558-1603.Knowledge, Sociology of -- History -- 16th century.Power (Social sciences) -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century.
- Introduction : mediators and Elizabethan England
- German miners, English mistrust, and the importance of being "expert"
- Expert mediation and the rebuilding of Dover Harbor
- Early mathematical navigation in England
- Secants and sailors : Elizabethan manuals of navigation
- Truth and utility : Francis Bacon and the expertise of natural philosophy.