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Bee
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Bee

Claire Preston

This book will be of interest not only to beekeepers and producers of honey, but also to a wide general audience who appreciate the symbolism, society and cultural meanings of this industrious creature. It contains many...

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Bee
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Bee

Claire Preston

Follows the natural and cultural history of our relationship with the bees and the development of these legends, from ancient political descriptions of the bee to Renaissance debates about monarchy, and the accompanying scientific...

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Selected Poems: Sir Thomas Browne
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Selected Poems: Sir Thomas Browne

Sir Thomas Browne, Claire Preston

This collection of Sir Thomas Browne's writings includes the complete text of Urn Burial , selections from Religio Medici , and much else to give account of Browne as doctor, scientist, philosopher, Christian, political and...

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Dropping In: A Meditation Journal
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Dropping In: A Meditation Journal

Danyah Preston, Claire Coullon

Dropping In provides a unique space to reflect upon the practice of meditation. It features a purpose-designed interior to inspire and enrich the art of inner stillness, and is inclusive of all meditation styles.

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Thomas Browne and the Writing of Early Modern Science
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Thomas Browne and the Writing of Early Modern Science

Claire Preston (Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge)

In this illuminating study, Claire Preston examines Thomas Browne's work in the context of the development of scientific disciplines and practices in the seventeenth century. In particular, she charts the intellectual...

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Thomas Browne and the Writing of Early Modern Science
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Thomas Browne and the Writing of Early Modern Science

Claire Preston (Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge)

In this illuminating study, Claire Preston examines Thomas Browne's work in the context of the development of scientific disciplines and practices in the seventeenth century. In particular, she charts the intellectual...

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Happy Vaginas for the Over 40s: How to resuscitate your ageing asset and protect her from menopausal meltdown!
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Happy Vaginas for the Over 40s: How to resuscitate your ageing asset and protect her from menopausal meltdown!

Vernon Knight, Claire Preston

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The Poetics of Scientific Investigation in Seventeenth-Century England
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The Poetics of Scientific Investigation in Seventeenth-Century England

Claire Preston (Professor of Renaissance Literature, Professor of Renaissance Literature, Queen Mary University of London)

This study examines the way that scientists in the 16th and 17th centuries, who had not studied 'science' formally, used the tools of their literary education to formulate ideas about science and, at the same time, how the...

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Sir Thomas Browne: The World Proposed
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Sir Thomas Browne: The World Proposed

Reid Barbour (Gillian T Cell Distinguished Professor of English, University of North Carolina), Claire Preston (Fellow and Lecturer, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge)

An impressive line-up of scholars from across the world explore the significance of Sir Thomas Browne (1605-82), a virtuoso in learning whose many interests form a representative portrait of his age. Doctor, linguist, scientist,...

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