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Historical encyclopedia of natural and mathematical sciences

Author: Ari Ben-Menahem
Publisher: Berlin ; London : Springer, 2009.
Series: Springer reference
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This milestone extensive work combines the essentials of history - biography, chronology, political and economic background - with the observations, theories, principles, laws and equations that constitute the specifics of science. The 5800-page Encyclopedia arises from the conviction that the optimal perspective on science is through the lens of history, setting aside traditional divisions of discipline and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ben-Menahem, Ari.
Historical encyclopedia of natural and mathematical sciences.
Berlin ; London : Springer, 2009
(OCoLC)237176875
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ari Ben-Menahem
ISBN: 9783540688327 3540688323 9783540688310 3540688315 9783540688341 354068834X
OCLC Number: 318545341
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: v. 1. Prescience-1583 CE --
v. 2. 1583 CE-1819 CE --
v. 3. 1820 CE-1894 CE --
v. 4. 1895 CE-1931 CE --
v. 5. 1931 CE-1950 CE --
v. 6. 1950 CE-2008 CE.
Series Title: Springer reference
Responsibility: A. Ben-Menahem.

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This masterwork presents biographies of scientists, engineers, explorers and inventors who left their mark on science, and includes 380 articles summarizing the time-line of ideas, plus tables,  Read more...

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