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Groundbreaking scientific experiments, inventions, and discoveries of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

Author: Robert E Krebs
Publisher: Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, ©2004.
Series: Groundbreaking scientific experiments, inventions, and discoveries through the ages.
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Describes experiments, inventions, and discoveries of the period, as well as the scientists, physicians, and scholars responsible for them. Individuals such as Leonardo da Vinci, Marco Polo, and Galileo are included, along with entries on reconstructive surgery, Stonehenge, eyeglasses, the microscope, and the discovery of smallpox.
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Krebs, Robert E., 1922-
Groundbreaking scientific experiments, inventions, and discoveries of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003060075
(OCoLC)52726675
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Krebs
ISBN: 0313058520 9780313058523 9781429473880 1429473886 9780313324338 0313324336
OCLC Number: 61248817
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 315 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Astronomy --
Geography and exploration --
Biological sciences: botany and zoology --
Medicine, disease, and health --
Mathematics --
Physics and chemistry --
Inventions and innovations --
Weapons and war.
Series Title: Groundbreaking scientific experiments, inventions, and discoveries through the ages.
Responsibility: Robert E. Krebs.

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