Medieval Science, Technology, and Medicine: An Encyclopedia

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Psychology Press, 2005 - History - 598 pages
Medieval Science, Technology, and Medicine details the whole scope of scientific knowledge in the medieval period in more than 300 A to Z entries. This resource discusses the research, application of knowledge, cultural and technology exchanges, experimentation, and achievements in the many disciplines related to science and technology. Coverage includes inventions, discoveries, concepts, places and fields of study, regions, and significant contributors to various fields of science. There are also entries on South-Central and East Asian science. This reference work provides an examination of medieval scientific tradition as well as an appreciation for the relationship between medieval science and the traditions it supplanted and those that replaced it.

For a full list of entries, contributors, and more, visit the Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages website.

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Faith Wallis is Associate Professor at McGill University, jointly appointed in the Department of History and the Department of Social Studies of Medicine. She is the co-editor of "Medieval Science, Technology and Medicine: An Encyclopedia" (Routledge, 2005) and the author of essays and translations on medieval science and medicine.

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