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Occult Sciences in the Renaissance

A Study in Intellectual Patterns

Wayne Shumaker (Author)

Available worldwide

Paperback, 287 pages
ISBN: 9780520038400
July 1979
$34.95, £24.95
"The only short and acceptable summary and analysis of the five Renaissance occult sciences." - Times Literary Supplement
"The only short and acceptable summary and analysis of the five Renaissance occult sciences." - Times Literary Supplement

"The . . . usefulness of this book for students of Renaissance literature and culture will not soon be ended." - Virginia Quarterly Review

"The absence of contaminating traces either of condescension or of credulousness give this absorbing volume a special authority and place on the shelves of any reader or any library where the history of modern thoughts is relevant." - Scientific American

"A remarkable summary and analysis of the five systems of esoteric science so influential in the Renaissance." - Milton Quarterly

"A magnificent job of tying together a vast number of diverse sources into a unified whole . . . engrossing in its entirety." -The Sciences

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