9 edition of **History of modern science and mathematics** found in the catalog.

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- 1 Currently reading

Published
**2002**
by Charles Scribner"s Sons in New York
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Written in English

- Science -- History,
- Mathematics -- History

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Other titles | Science and mathematics |

Statement | Brain S. Baigrie, editor. |

Contributions | Baigrie, Brian S. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | Q125 .H6298 2002 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 4 v. : |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL18383005M |

ISBN 10 | 0684806363, 0684806320, 0684806339, 0684806347, 0684806355 |

LC Control Number | 2002004042 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 49576697 |

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