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Milestones of science

Author: Curt Suplee
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles three thousand years of scientific inquiry, covering such eras as the Classical Era, the Middle Ages, the Revolution, the Age of Reason, and the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Curt Suplee
ISBN: 0792279069 9780792279068
OCLC Number: 966238123
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 287 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: The dawn of inquiry --
600 B.C. to A.D. 500: the classical era --
A.D. 500 to 1500: the Middle Ages --
1500 to 1650: the Revolution --
1650 to 1700: the age of Newton --
1700s: the age of reason --
1800s: part one: the physical sciences --
1800s: part two: the life sciences --
1900s: part one: the physical sciences --
1900s: part two: the life sciences.
Responsibility: Curt Suplee.
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