Groundbreaking Scientific Experiments, Inventions, and Discoveries of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, 1st Edition

  • Robert E. Krebs
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  • ISBN-10: 0313058520
  • ISBN-13: 9780313058523
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 315 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released August 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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Overview

Describes experiments, inventions, and discoveries of the period, as well as the scientists, physicians, and scholars responsible for them. Individuals such as Leonardo da Vinci, Marco Polo, and Galileo are included, along with entries on reconstructive surgery, Stonehenge, eyeglasses, the microscope, and the discovery of smallpox.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Groundbreaking Scientific Experiments, Inventions and Discoveries Through the Ages.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
List of Figures.
Series Foreword.
Introduction.
1: Astronomy.
2: Geography and Exploration.
3: The Biological Sciences: Botany and Zoology.
4: Medicine, Disease, and Health.
5: Mathematics.
6: Physics and Chemistry.
7: Inventions and Innovations.
8: Weapons and War.
Glossary.
Selected Bibliography.
Name Index.
Subject Index.
About the Author.