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American Philosophical Society
First Carlisle: Sir James Hay, First Earl of Carlisle as Courtier, Diplomat and Entrepreneur, 1580-1636: Transactions, American Philosophical Soc. (vol. 74, part 7)
Roy E. Schreiber (au)
A study of James Hay, a little known 17th-century Scotsman who was a key figure in the early Stuart era. Unlike the vast majority of Scots who entered England with James I, Hay absorbed the culture of England & tried to become a genuine part of it, in order to play an important role for his adopted country on both the nat. & internat. level. For more than 3 decades Hay was at the right hand of those who made the decisions, & advised them on what to decide. Between 1616 & 1629 Hay conducted trips to virtually every major Western European nation. Hayís lesser gentry origins, emphasis on civilian govít. employment (as opposed to the military), devotion to the court over the country & ardent entrepreneurship all single him out as a Jacobean aristocrat.
Essays and Reviews in History and History of Science (Transaction 96-5)
Alhacen on Image-Formation and Distortion in Mirrors: Volume 2, English Translation (Transactions 98, Part 1, Volume 2)
Johann Schonerís Globe of 1515: Transcription and Study: Transactions, APS (Vol. 100, Part 5)
Stationerís Voice: The English Almanac Trade in the Early Eighteenth Century (Transaction 95-4)
Alhacen on Image-Formation and Distortion in Mirrors: Volume One: Introduction and Latin Text (Transactions 98, Part 1, Volume 1)
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