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‘A More Beautiful City’: Robert Hooke and the Rebuilding of London after the Great Fire

Robert Hooke (1635–1703) is a pivotal figure in the intellectual life of seventeenth-century Europe. In the study to hand, Michael Cooper intends to ‘rectify some of the neglect and misunderstandings about Hooke by examining his work in London as City Surveyor after the Great Fire and relating this to his work in science’ (p. 2).Continue reading “‘A More Beautiful City’: Robert Hooke and the Rebuilding of London after the Great Fire”