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Title Encyclopaedia of the history of science, technology, and medicine in non-western cultures / Helaine Selin (ed.)
Edition Second edition
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (2 volumes (xix, 2416 pages)) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Series Springer reference
Springer reference.
Contents v. 1. A-K -- v. 2. L-Z
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Science -- Developing countries -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Technology -- Developing countries -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Medicine -- Developing countries -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Science -- history.
Developing Countries.
History of Medicine.
Technology -- history.
Genre/Form Reference works.
Reference works.
Form Electronic book
Author Selin, Helaine, 1946-
ISBN 1402044259
140204559X (set ; acid-free paper)
1402049609 (print and electronic bundle)
9781402045592 (set ; acid-free paper)
9781402049606 (print and electronic bundle)
Other Titles Encyclopedia of the history of science, technology, and medicine in non-western cultures