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The Cambridge history of science

Author: David C Lindberg; Ronald L Numbers; Michael H Shank
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013. ©2013
Series: Cambridge history of science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Cambridge history of science
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This volume in the highly respected Cambridge History of Science series is devoted to the history of science in the Middle Ages. Organized by topic and culture, its essays are written by a group of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David C Lindberg; Ronald L Numbers; Michael H Shank
ISBN: 9780521594486 0521594480 9781107521643 1107521645
OCLC Number: 865722830
Notes: General editors: David C. Lindberg and Ronald L. Numbers.
Includes index.
Description: XXIV, 677 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Michael H. Shank and David C. Lindberg --
Islamic culture and the natural sciences / F. Jamil Ragep --
Islamic mathematics / J.L. Berggren --
The mixed mathematical sciences : optics and mechanics in the Islamic Middle Ages / Elaheh Kheirandish --
Islamic astronomy / Robert G. Morrison --
Medicine in medieval Islam / Emile Savage-Smith --
Science in the Jewish communities / Y. Tzvi Langermann --
Science in the Byzantine Empire / Anne Tihon --
Schools and universities in medieval Latin science / Michael H. Shank --
The organization of knowledge : disciplines and practices / Joan Cadden --
Science and the medieval church / David C. Lindberg --
Natural knowledge in the early Middle Ages / Stephen C. McCluskey --
Early-medieval cosmology, astronomy, and mathematics / Bruce S. Eastwood --
Early-medieval medicine and natural science / Vivian Nutton --
Translation and transmission of Greek and Islamic science to Latin Christendom / Charles Burnett --
The twelfth-century renaissance / Charles Burnett --
Medieval alchemy / William R. Newman --
Change and motion / Walter Roy Laird --
Cosmology / Edward Grant --
Astronomy and astrology / John North --
The science of light and color, seeing and knowing / David C. Lindberg and Katherine H. Tachau --
Mathematics / A. George Molland --
Logic / E. Jennifer Ashworth --
Geography / David Woodward --
Medieval natural history / Karen Meier Reeds and Tomomi Kinukawa --
Anatomy, physiology, and medical theory / Danielle Jacquart --
Medical practice / Katharine Park --
Technology and science / George Ovitt.
Series Title: Cambridge history of science.
Responsibility: general eds.: David C. Lindberg and Ronald L. Numbers. Vol. 2, Medieval Science / edited by David C. Lindberg, Michael H. Shank.

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