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A monumental, classic reference source in the history of theoretic and applied science, in the East and West including medicine, from the ancient world through the fourteenth century; originally published from 1927 to 1948 and now available again in this photofacsimile. The general scheme followed by Sarton for each of the successive historical periods is a concise summary of the religious, philosophical, general cultural, and scientific disciplines followed by extended discussions of each discipline with biographical accounts of eminent contributors to it. Bibliographies include works under discussion, critical literature, and biographical sources. The amount of text used to cover successive
Introduction to the History of Science.. Ann Intern Med. 1975;83:756. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-5-756_5
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