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Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures

Author: Helaine Selin
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht, 2016.
Series: Online access with purchase: Springer.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fully revised and expanded in a third edition boasting hundreds of new entries, this Springer encyclopedia offers exceptional scientific and geographical scope, with detailed articles on non-Western  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helaine Selin
ISBN: 9789400777460 9400777469
OCLC Number: 972058746
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Description: 1 online resource
Contents: From the contents: Abacus --
Agriculture in Indonesia --
Barrow in China --
Boats of the Precolonial Philippines: Butuan Boats --
Calendars and Timekeeping Around the World --
Divination: Science, Technology, and the Mantic Arts in Traditional China --
Environment and Nature: The Natural Environment in Native American Thought --
Food and the Maori --
Hydraulic Engineering in Ancient Peru and Bolivia --
Knowledge Systems: Indigenous Knowledge of Trees and Forests --
Land, Labor, Water, and Technology in Pre-Columbian South America --
Mausoleums of the Islamic World --
Probability in Non-Western Cultures --
Quinoa. A Millenary Grain in Northern Argentina --
Ship- and Boatbuilding in Ancient Egypt --
Technology: Inland Technology in China: Boat Building, Steerage and Propulsion --
Water Management and Reservoirs in India and Sri Lanka --
Zinc Production in China.
Series Title: Online access with purchase: Springer.
Responsibility: Helaine Selin.

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