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Medieval science (500-1500) / by Charlie Samuels.

Authors: Samuels, Charlie, 1961-
Call number: j509 SAM
Publisher: New York : Gareth Stevens Pub., 2011.
Publication date: 2011.
Subject: Science, Medieval -- Juvenile literature.
Technology -- History -- To 1500 -- Juvenile literature.
Series title: Samuels, Charlie, 1961- Science highlights.
Title: Medieval science (500-1500) / by Charlie Samuels.
Physical description: 48 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.
Target audience note: 011-013.
Contents note: Islamic science -- Making paper -- Wind power -- Advances in math -- Castles and bridges -- Chinese science -- The magnetic compass -- Clocks and watches -- Guns and gunpowder.
Notes: "A Gareth Stevens timeline series"--Cover.
Summary note: "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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.
ISBN: 9781433941399 (lib. bdg.)
1433941392 (lib. bdg.)
9781433941405 (pbk.)
1433941406 (pbk.)
LCCN: 2010013222
Url for this record:|library/marc/dynix|1279390
Bib No.: 1279390

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