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Science and technology in world history

Author: David Deming
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers, [2010]-
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Science is a living, organic activity, the meaning and understanding of which have evolved incrementally over human history. This volume, the first in a roughly chronological series, explores the development of the methodology and major ideas of science, in historical context, from ancient times to the decline of classical civilizations around 300 A.D. It includes details specific to the histories of specialized  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Deming
ISBN: 9780786439324 0786439327 9780786458394 0786458399 9780786461721 0786461721 9780786494033 0786494034
OCLC Number: 627685093
Description: volumes <1-4> ; 26 cm
Contents: V. 1. The ancient world and classical civilization --
v. 2. Early Christianity, the rise of Islam, and the Middle Ages --
v. 3. The Black Death, the Renaissance, the Reformation, and the scientific revolution --
v. 4. The origin of chemistry, the principle of progress, the Enlightment and the Industrial Revolution.
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Explores the evolution of science from the advents of Christianity and Islam to the Middle Ages. Topics and individuals covered include: technological innovations during the Middle Ages; Islamic  Read more...


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