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Lost discoveries

Colin A. Ronan

Lost discoveries

the forgotten science of the ancient world

by Colin A. Ronan

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Published by Macdonald and Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science, Ancient.,
  • Inventions -- History.,
  • Discoveries in science -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Colin Ronan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ125 .R742 1973b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination126 p.
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5230342M
    ISBN 100356046052
    LC Control Number75300314

      Lost discoveries: the ancient roots of modern science-- from the Babylonians to the Maya This book, an innovative history of science, explores the scientific breakthroughs from peoples of the ancient world--Babylonians, Egyptians, Indians, Africans, New World and Oceanic tribes, among others--and the non-European medieval world Pages: Lost Discoveries The Ancient Roots of Modern Science--from the Babylonians to the Maya (Book): Teresi, Dick: In the tradition of Daniel Boorstin, the cofounder of Omni delivers an original work of history that demonstrates why modern science rests on a foundation built by ancient and medieval non-European societies.

    Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ronan, Colin A. Lost discoveries. New York, McGraw-Hill [] (OCoLC) Document Type. Lost Discoveries - Lost Discoveries audiobook, by Dick Teresi Lost Discoveries,&#;Dick Teresi's innovative history of science, explores the unheralded scientific breakthroughs from peoples of the ancient world -- Babylonians, Egyptians, Indians, Africans, New World and Oceanic tribes, among others -- and the non-European medieval world. They left an.

    Thanks for supporting Amazing Discoveries by using our products and services. There are new data protection laws taking place starting on that affect users from the European Union. If you are outside of the EU these new data laws do not affect you. Noorbergen - Treasures of the Lost Races (Book) A well known journalist and book. LOST DISCOVERIES. The Ancient Roots of Modern Science--from the Babylonians to the Mayans. four thousand years of scientific discoveries by peoples I had been taught to disregard.” For skeptic Teresi, science is the logical and systematic study of nature and the physical world, usually involving experimentation and theory, with a measure Author: Dick Teresi.


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