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Encyclopaedia of the history of science, technology, and medicine in non-western cultures

Author: Helaine Selin
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2008.
Series: Springer reference.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Contains entries dealing with the history of the scientific, technological and medical accomplishments of cultures outside of the United States and Europe. Includes intercultural articles on broad topics such as mathematics and astronomy as well as philosophical articles on concepts and ideas related to the study of non-Western science, such as rationality, objectivity, and method.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
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Encyclopaedia of the history of science, technology, and medicine in non-western cultures.
Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2008
(DLC) 2007931240
(OCoLC)74524311
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helaine Selin
ISBN: 9781402044250 1402044259 9781402045592 140204559X 9781402049606 1402049609
OCLC Number: 261324840
Description: 1 online resource (2 volumes (xix, 2416 pages)) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color).
Contents: v. 1. A-K --
v. 2. L-Z.
Series Title: Springer reference.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of the history of science, technology, and medicine in non-western cultures
Responsibility: Helaine Selin (ed.).

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