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Medieval Science and Technology

Medieval Science and Technology

by Elspeth Whitney


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313325199
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/30/2004
Series: Greenwood Guides to Historic Events of the Medieval World Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

ELSPETH WHITNEY is Associate Professor of History at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is the author of Paradise Restored: The Mechanical Arts from Antiquity through the 13th Century (1990), and she has published articles in Annals of Scolarship, Medieval Latin Studies, Journal of Women's History, and Women in Medieval Culture.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations


Series Foreword


Chronology of Events

Overview and History: The Classical Tradition and the Early Middle Ages

Institutional History: The High and Late Middle Ages

Aristotle's Natural Philosophy and the Medieval Scientific World View

The Exact Sciences: Mathematics, Astronomy and Cosmology, Astrology, Statics, Kinematics and Dynamics, Optics

The Biological and Earth Sciences: The Sciences of Matter (Chemistry and Alchemy), Medicine, Zoology, Botany, Geology and Meteorology, Geography

Medieval Technology

The Impact of Medieval Science and Technology


Primary Documents

Annotated Bibliography

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