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The Resource Technology and science in ancient civilizations, Richard G. Olson

Technology and science in ancient civilizations, Richard G. Olson

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Technology and science in ancient civilizations
Title
Technology and science in ancient civilizations
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Richard G. Olson
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eng
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CB311
LC item number
.O46 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Praeger series on the ancient world
Technology and science in ancient civilizations, Richard G. Olson
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-249) and index
Contents
On definitions, approaches, and periodization -- Technologies of computation : mathematics and measurement -- Technologies of communication : written language, educational institutions, and the character of natural knowledge -- From technologies of divination to the science of astronomy -- Calendars, time keeping, and the increasing complexity of astronomy -- Empirical and religious medical practices -- Philosophical medicine, cosmology, and natural philosophy -- Construction technologies : materials, tools, and fixed structures -- Producing and processing food and clothing -- Minerals, metals, pigments, glazes, and the origins of alchemy
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Extent
x, 262 p.
Isbn
9780275989361
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009037031
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)437054072

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