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The Resource Science : a four thousand year history, Patricia Fara

Science : a four thousand year history, Patricia Fara

Label
Science : a four thousand year history
Title
Science
Title remainder
a four thousand year history
Statement of responsibility
Patricia Fara
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Surveys the history of science across the world and offers a new way of looking at modern technological society
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321923
Cataloging source
DLC
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Fara, Patricia
Dewey number
509
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
Q125
LC item number
.F27 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Science
  • Science and civilization
Target audience
adult
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a four thousand year history
Label
Science : a four thousand year history, Patricia Fara
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-390) and index
Contents
1: Origins -- Sevens -- Babylon -- Heroes -- Cosmos -- Life -- Matter -- Technology -- 2: Interactions -- Eurocentrism -- China -- Islam -- Scholarship -- Europe -- Aristotle -- Alchemy -- 3: Experiments -- Exploration -- Magic -- Astronomy -- Bodies -- Machines -- Instruments -- Gravity -- 4: Institutions -- Societies -- Systems -- Careers -- Industries -- Revolutions -- Rationality -- Disciplines -- 5: Laws -- Progress -- Globalization -- Objectivity -- God -- Evolution -- Power -- Time -- 6: Invisibles -- Life -- Germs -- Rays -- Particles -- Genes -- Chemicals -- Uncertainties -- 7: Decisions -- Warfare -- Heredity -- Cosmology -- Information -- Rivalry -- Environment -- Futures
Control code
ocn255902910
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 408 p.
Isbn
9780199226894
Lccn
2008050975
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)255902910
Label
Science : a four thousand year history, Patricia Fara
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-390) and index
Contents
1: Origins -- Sevens -- Babylon -- Heroes -- Cosmos -- Life -- Matter -- Technology -- 2: Interactions -- Eurocentrism -- China -- Islam -- Scholarship -- Europe -- Aristotle -- Alchemy -- 3: Experiments -- Exploration -- Magic -- Astronomy -- Bodies -- Machines -- Instruments -- Gravity -- 4: Institutions -- Societies -- Systems -- Careers -- Industries -- Revolutions -- Rationality -- Disciplines -- 5: Laws -- Progress -- Globalization -- Objectivity -- God -- Evolution -- Power -- Time -- 6: Invisibles -- Life -- Germs -- Rays -- Particles -- Genes -- Chemicals -- Uncertainties -- 7: Decisions -- Warfare -- Heredity -- Cosmology -- Information -- Rivalry -- Environment -- Futures
Control code
ocn255902910
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 408 p.
Isbn
9780199226894
Lccn
2008050975
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)255902910

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