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Scientific instruments between East and West [electronic resource] /
edited by Neil Brown, Silke Ackermann, Feza Günergun.
imprint
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2019.
description
pages cm
ISBN
9789004412835
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Book
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imprint
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2019.
isbn
9789004412835
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Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
abstract
"Scientific Instruments between East and West is a collection of essays on aspects of the transmission of knowledge about scientific instruments and the trade in such instruments between the Eastern and Western worlds, particularly from Europe to the Ottoman Empire. The contributors, from a variety of countries, draw on original Arabic and Ottoman Turkish manuscripts and other archival sources and publications dating from the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries not previously studied for their relevance to the history of scientific instruments. This little-studied topic in the history of science was the subject of the 35th Scientific Instrument Symposium held in Istanbul in September 2016, where the original versions of these essays were delivered"--
catalogue key
13143188
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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