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The second one variation of this landmark encyclopaedia will include nearly one thousand entries dealing extensive with the background of the medical, technological and scientific accomplishments of cultures outdoors of the USA and Europe. The entries encompass absolutely up to date articles including 1000s of totally new subject matters. This specific reference paintings comprises: Intercultural articles on large themes akin to arithmetic and Astronomy Philosophical articles on ideas and ideas regarding the learn of non-Western technology, resembling Rationality, Objectivity, and strategy, faith and technological know-how, East and West, and Magic and technological know-how Articles on issues equivalent to local American arithmetic, Polynesian Navigation, Korean Maps, and African Metallurgy Biographical articles for these cultures the place person scientists are identified to us, similar to China and the Islamic international.

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Supplement (2004): S35–S58. Damania, A. , et al. eds. The Origins of Agriculture and Crop Domestication. The Harlan Symposium. Aleppo: ICARDA, 1998. Evenari, Michael, Leslie Shanan, and Naphtali Tadmor. The Negev. The Challenge of the Desert. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1982. Flannery, Kent V. Origins and Ecological Effects of Early Domestication in Iran and the Near East. The Domestication and Exploitation of Plants and Animals. Ed. Peter J. Ucko and G. W. Dimbleby. Chicago: Aldine, 1969.

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Supplement (2004): S35–S58. Damania, A. , et al. eds. The Origins of Agriculture and Crop Domestication. The Harlan Symposium. Aleppo: ICARDA, 1998. Evenari, Michael, Leslie Shanan, and Naphtali Tadmor. The Negev. The Challenge of the Desert. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1982. Flannery, Kent V. Origins and Ecological Effects of Early Domestication in Iran and the Near East. The Domestication and Exploitation of Plants and Animals. Ed. Peter J. Ucko and G. W. Dimbleby. Chicago: Aldine, 1969.

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