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Force-producing models

JESPER LÜTZEN

in Mechanistic Images in Geometric Form: Heinrich Hertz's 'Principles of Mechanics'

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198567370
eISBN:
9780191717925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567370.003.0026
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The correctness of Heinrich Hertz's image of mechanics is essentially reduced to one question: whether it is possible to construct hidden systems and connections to the tangible systems, such that ... More


Reception, extension and impact

JESPER LÜTZEN

in Mechanistic Images in Geometric Form: Heinrich Hertz's 'Principles of Mechanics'

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198567370
eISBN:
9780191717925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567370.003.0027
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Heinrich Hertz's book Principles of Mechanics aroused widespread interest in the physics and, to a certain degree, the mathematics community. When Hertz died, his book received much attention. It was ... More


Manor and Hide: The Manorial Roots of European Social Structures

in Why Europe: The Medieval Origins of Its Special Path

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226532530
eISBN:
9780226532387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226532387.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the emergence of the manorial and hide systems in the same time and at the same place as the agrarian revolution of the early Middle Ages. The “classic form of the manorial ... More


The Conjugal Family and Bilateral Kinship: Social Flexibility through Looser Ties of Descent

in Why Europe: The Medieval Origins of Its Special Path

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226532530
eISBN:
9780226532387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226532387.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter analyzes family in medieval Europe. In his survey “Characteristics of the Western Family Considered over Time,” Peter Laslett grouped specific characteristics of the European family into ... More


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