History of Science Series

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  1. Dioscorides on Pharmacy and Medicine
    For 1,600 years Dioscorides (ca. AD 40–80) was regarded as the foremost authority on drugs. He knew mild laxatives and strong purgatives, analgesics for headaches, antiseptics for wounds, emetics to rid one of ingested poisons,... Learn More
    Published: 23rd March 2011
    Paperback | £26.99
  2. Science in the Medieval World

    Science in the Medieval World

    Written by Sa`id al-Andalusi, Edited and translated by Sema`an I. Salem, Translated by Alok Kumar

    Series History of Science Series

    University of Texas Press

    During the Middle Ages, a thriving center for learning and research was Muslim Spain, where students gathered to consult Arabic manuscripts of earlier scientific works and study with famous teachers. One of these teachers was... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1996
    Paperback | £16.99
  3. Big and Bright
    By day, every year over 40,000 visitors pour in. Across the Rio Grande, a hundred miles away, Mexican mountaineers use the white domes as landmarks. By night, perched almost 7,000 feet above the sleeping, earthbound world, astronomers... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 1986
    Paperback | £20.99