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- DescriptionIn September 2008, an international conference on the history of alchemy was held at El Escorial, close to the ancient location of the distilling houses operating under royal patronage during the second half of the 16th century.
- Author BiographyMiguel Lopez Perez completed his PhD at the University Complutense of Madrid, Spain, in 1999, with a thesis on alchemy in early modern Spain: Alquimia, terapeutica y sanidad en la Espana de los Austrias Menores. He has been an independent researcher since 2005 and President of the Spanish Society for the History of Alchemy since 2008. He has published more than forty books, articles and book chapters on the Spanish history of alchemy. He is currently preparing two books: Money for Nothing: The History of a Classical Alchemical Fraud, from the Middle Ages to Today, and History of Potabile Gold. Didier Kahn is a Researcher at the CNRS, in the Centre d'etude de la langue et de la litterature francaises des XVIe et XVIIe siecles (CELLF 17e-18e). He is the author of Alchimie et paracelsisme en France a la fin de la Renaissance (1567-1625) (Geneva: Droz, 2007), and his next book is an annotated edition of Montfaucon de Villar's Le Comte de Gabalis (1670), to be published by Champion (Paris) by December 2010. He is currently preparing a book on early modern French alchemical circles and patronage, and another on the cultural context of alchemical debates in early modern France. Mar Rey Bueno completed her PhD at the University Complutense of Madrid in 2000 with a thesis entitled Tradicion y Modernidad. La asistencia farmaceutica en la corte espanola de los siglos XVI y XVII, receiving the Extraordinary Doctorate award of this University for her work. She has eleven books and a long list of chapters of books, articles and exhibitions to her name, mainly related to the history of alchemy, early modern Spanish magic, and women in Spanish culture. She has done much of her work as independent scholar since 2004. She is currently running a course at El Escorial on the History of Pharmacy. After more than ten years of research, she is preparing an edition on Spain's King Philip II.
- PublisherCambridge Scholars Publishing
- Date of Publication19/11/2010
- GenreAlternative Belief Systems
- Place of PublicationNewcastle upon Tyne
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge Scholars Publishing
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight771 g
- Width148 mm
- Height212 mm
- Spine38 mm
- Edited byDidier Kahn,Mar Rey-Bueno,Miguel Lopez-Perez
- Format DetailsWith dust jacket
- Edition Statement1st Unabridged
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