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Ancient science and modern civilization.

George Sarton

Ancient science and modern civilization.

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in [Lincoln] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- History.,
  • Civilization.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    SeriesMontgomery lectures, 1954
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ125 .S23
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111 p.
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17760845M


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