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Title:
Medieval science (500-1500) / by Charlie Samuels.
Call Number:
j509 SAM
Publication Date:
2011.
Publisher:
New York : Gareth Stevens Pub., 2011.
Physical Description:
48 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.
Target Audience:
011-013.

6-8.
Notes:
"A Gareth Stevens timeline series"--Cover.
Contents:
Islamic science -- Making paper -- Wind power -- Advances in math -- Castles and bridges -- Chinese science -- The magnetic compass -- Clocks and watches -- Guns and gunpowder.
Summary:
"The period between the end of the Roman Empire and the Renaissance used to be known as the "Dark Ages." As this book shows, it was in fact a time of constant technological innovation and an increasingly accurate understanding of the world, often based on ancient and classical wisdom"--P. [4] of cover.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.
Horizon Bib Number:
1279390
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