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Science in antiquity

Author: Jon Mandaville; Edwin Newman; Knowledge Products.; Blackstone Audiobooks.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Knowledge Products : Blackstone Audiobooks, 2007.
Series: Science & discovery.; Audio classics series.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The scientific impulse can be said to have existed forever. But only with the written word did there emerge a record of speculations about how and why things happen. Middle Eastern civilizations developed ways to measure and describe (e.g. math and the alphabet); Greek philosophers classified natural objects and studied cause and effect. This is the story of ancient science, from Asia to the Mediterranean Basin."
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
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Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Mandaville; Edwin Newman; Knowledge Products.; Blackstone Audiobooks.
ISBN: 9781433238413 1433238411
OCLC Number: 78586548
Notes: Unabridged.
Audio file.
Title from image on Web page (viewed Jan. 17, 2007).
Previously released on compact disc, 2006.
Performer(s): Read by Edwin Newman.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (3 hr.))
Series Title: Science & discovery.; Audio classics series.
Responsibility: [by Jon Mandaville ; edited by Jack Sommer and Mike Hassell].

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"The scientific impulse can be said to have existed forever. But only with the written word did there emerge a record of speculations about how and why things happen. Middle Eastern civilizations developed ways to measure and describe (e.g. math and the alphabet); Greek philosophers classified natural objects and studied cause and effect. This is the story of ancient science, from Asia to the Mediterranean Basin."

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