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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:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The entries consist of fully updated articles together with hundreds of entirely new topics adorned with full color pictures. This unique reference work includes intercultural articles on broad topics such as mathematics and astronomy as well as thoughtful philosophical articles on concepts and ideas related to the study of non-Western Science, such as rationality, objectivity, and method. You'll also find material  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedia
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helaine Selin
ISBN: 9781402045592 140204559X 9781402044250 1402044259 9781402049606 1402049609
OCLC Number: 74524311
Description: 2 volumes (xix, 2416 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 27 cm
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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This is the massively updated and augmented second edition of this landmark encyclopedia. It contains approximately 1000 entries dealing in depth with the history of the scientific, technological and  Read more...

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