History of modern science and mathematics: Topical essays; overview essays; algebra; anatomy & physiology; anthropology

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Thomson Gale, 2002 - Mathematics - 253 pages
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The History of Modern Science and Mathematics is an innovative, multi-volume encyclopedia for students high school level and above. Organized topically around the various disciplines of science and mathematics -- from algebra, anthropology and astronomy to paleontology, physics and trigonometry -- this comprehensive reference takes readers through revolutions scientific and industrial, outward to the far limits of space and inward to the tiniest particles. Sidebar features and explanatory illustrations and historical photographs expand and contextualize the encyclopedia-style entries. Also includes an interdisciplinary timeline, a bibliography and subject index.--This volume includes topical essays, overview essays, algebra, anatomy & physiology and anthropology.

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Written for high school and undergraduate students, this slim four-volume set attempts to synthesize the history of scientific developments in anthropology, astronomy, biology, chemistry ... Read full review

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