Pamela O. Long
Pamela O. Long is an independent historian of premodern European history and the history of science and technology. She has received grants and fellowships from many institutions, including the American Academy in Rome, the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, and the National Science Foundation. She is a co-director of the Michael of Rhodes Project. She is the author of Openness, Secrecy, Authorship: Technical Arts and the Culture of Knowledge from Antiquity to the Renaissance and co-editor of the Historical Perspectives on Technology, Society and Culture Series.
Artisan/Practitioners and the Rise of the New Sciences, 1400-1600
This book provides the historical background for a central issue in the history of science: the influence of artisans, craftsmen, and other practitioners on the...