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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 8407 Ātreya
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    Chapter 8409 Acoustics in Chinese Culture
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    Chapter 8410 Agriculture in Africa
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    Chapter 8411 Agriculture in China
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    Chapter 8412 Agriculture in India
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    Chapter 8413 Agriculture in Japan
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    Chapter 8414 Agriculture in South and Central America
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    Chapter 8416 Agriculture in the Islamic World
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    Chapter 8419 Agroforestry in the Pacific Islands
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    Chapter 8420 Aida Yasuaki
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    Chapter 8421 Ajima Naonobu
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    Chapter 8424 Alchemy in Islam
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    Chapter 8425 Algebra in China
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    Chapter 8426 Algebra in the Malay World: A Case Study of Islamic Mathematics
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    Chapter 8433 Astronomy in Hawai'i
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    Chapter 8435 Agriculture: Ancient Methods
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    Chapter 8437 Animal Domestication
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    Chapter 8438 Animal Mummies
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    Chapter 8440 Approximation Formulae in Chinese Mathematics
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    Chapter 8441 Architecture in Africa, with Special Reference to Indigenous Akan Building Construction
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    Chapter 8445 Arithmetic in Islamic Mathematics
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    Chapter 8446 Armillary Spheres in China
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    Chapter 8448 Asada Goryu
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    Chapter 8449 Astrolabe
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    Chapter 8450 Astronomical Instruments in India
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    Chapter 8451 Astronomical Instruments in Japan
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    Chapter 8452 Astronomical Instruments in Korea
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    Chapter 8453 Astronomy
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    Chapter 8454 Astronomy of the Australian Aboriginal People
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    Chapter 8457 Astronomy in Mainland Southeast Asia
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    Chapter 8458 Astronomy in Mesoamerica
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    Chapter 8459 Astronomy in Native North America
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    Chapter 8460 Astronomy in Tibet
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    Chapter 8461 Astronomy in Sub‐Saharan Africa
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    Chapter 8462 Astronomy in the Indo‐Malay Archipelago
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    Chapter 8463 Atomism in Islamic Thought
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    Chapter 8466 Aztec Science
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    Chapter 8467 Astrology in Babylonia
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    Chapter 8468 Bamboo
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    Chapter 8469 Abraham Bar Ḥiyya (Savasorda)
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    Chapter 8470 Basketry in Ancient Egypt
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    Chapter 8471 Beads
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    Chapter 8472 Ben Cao Gang Mu
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    Chapter 8473 Bian Que
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    Chapter 8474 Bitumen in China
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    Chapter 8476 Bone Technology in Africa
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    Chapter 8479 Brewing in Africa
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    Chapter 8481 Buddhism and Science
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    Chapter 8482 Eclipses: Calculating and Predicting Eclipses
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    Chapter 8483 Calendars in East Asia
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    Chapter 8484 Calendars in Egypt
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    Chapter 8485 Calendars in India
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    Chapter 8490 Celestial Vault and Sphere
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    Chapter 8491 Ceramics in China
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    Chapter 8497 Childbirth
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    Chapter 8498 Childbirth in India
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    Chapter 8500 Medicine in China
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    Chapter 8501 Astronomy: Indian Astronomy in China
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    Chapter 8504 Cities and Towns in East Africa
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    Chapter 8505 Cities and Towns in Ancient Israel (Bronze and Iron Ages)
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    Chapter 8512 City Planning: Aztec City Planning
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    Chapter 8513 City Planning: Inca City Planning
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    Chapter 8514 City Planning: Maya City Planning
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    Chapter 8515 Clocks: Astronomical Clocks in China
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    Chapter 8516 Coir in India: History of Technology
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    Chapter 8517 Colonialism and Medicine in the Malay Peninsula
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    Chapter 8518 Colonialism and Science
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    Chapter 8520 Colonialism and Science in the Americas
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    Chapter 8521 Colonialism and Science in the Malay World
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    Chapter 8525 Comets and Meteors in the Islamic World
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    Chapter 8527 Compass
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    Chapter 8528 Computation: Chinese Counting Rods
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    Chapter 8529 Computing Science in Ancient India
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    Chapter 8530 Consciousness in Ancient India
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    Chapter 8536 Crops in Pre‐Columbian America
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    Chapter 8537 Cuneiform
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    Chapter 8541 Divination: Science, Technology, and the Mantic Arts in Traditional China
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    Chapter 8543 Dyes
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    Chapter 8550 East and West
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    Chapter 8551 East and West: Africa in the Transmission of Knowledge from East to West
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    Chapter 8552 East and West: India in the Transmission of Knowledge from East to West
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    Chapter 8553 East and West: Islam in the Transmission of Knowledge East to West
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    Chapter 8556 Eclipse Observations
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    Chapter 8562 Embalming in Egypt
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    Chapter 8563 Environment and Nature in Africa
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    Chapter 8564 Environment and Nature in Buddhism
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    Chapter 8565 Environment and Nature in Hebrew Thought
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    Chapter 8567 Environment and Nature: Japan
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    Chapter 8568 Environment and Nature: The Natural Environment in Native American Thought
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    Chapter 8569 Environment and Nature in the Amazon
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    Chapter 8570 Environment and Nature in Buddhist Thailand: Spirit(s) of Conservation
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    Chapter 8571 Environment and Nature in the Andes
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    Chapter 8572 Environment and Nature: Australian Aboriginal People
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    Chapter 8577 Ethnobotany in China
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    Chapter 8578 Ethnobotany in India
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    Chapter 8584 Ethnobotany of the Aztecs
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    Chapter 8585 Ethnobotany of the Incas
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    Chapter 8634 Architectural Decoration in Islam: History and Techniques
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    Chapter 8681 Architecture in Java
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    Chapter 8714 Architecture of the Maori People
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    Chapter 8731 Maps and Mapmaking: Chinese Geomantic Maps
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    Chapter 8750 Ceramics: Maya Pottery
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    Chapter 8751 City and Town Planning of the Maya
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    Chapter 8793 Ceramics: Mimbres Pottery
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    Chapter 8804 Ceramics in Pre‐Hispanic North America
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    Chapter 8904 Architecture in Palestine
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    Chapter 8905 Building Construction
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    Chapter 8906 Dwellings and Settlements
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    Chapter 8911 Ceramics in Africa
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    Chapter 8961 Al‐Bīrūnī
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    Chapter 8962 Al‐Mas˓ūdī (Abu˒ ‘l ḥasan ˓Alī Ibn al‐ḥusayn al‐Mas˓ūdī)
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    Chapter 8963 Al‐Muqaddasī
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    Chapter 8964 Chen Yan
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    Chapter 8971 Ethnobotany: Malay Ethnobotany
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    Chapter 8975 Astronomy in Japan: A Cultural History
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    Chapter 8983 Abortion
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    Chapter 8986 Agriculture in the Pacific
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    Chapter 8987 Agroforestry in Africa
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    Chapter 8988 Almagest: Its Reception and Transmission in the Islamic World
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    Chapter 8993 Balkhī School of Arab Geographers
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    Chapter 8997 Calendars in Islam
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    Chapter 9008 Eclipses in the Americas
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    Chapter 9009 Engineering
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    Chapter 9034 Ancient Egypt
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    Chapter 9065 Taqī Al‐Dīn
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    Chapter 9089 Al‐Khujandī
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    Chapter 9090 Al‐Kindī
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    Chapter 9091 Al‐Ma˒mūn
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    Chapter 9092 Al‐Ṣūfī
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    Chapter 9104 Astrology in China
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    Chapter 9105 Astronomical Monuments in Polynesia and Micronesia
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    Chapter 9106 Astronomy in China
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    Chapter 9108 Ceramics in Southeast Asia
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    Chapter 9119 Dams and Irrigation in Ancient Arabia
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    Chapter 9121 East and West: China in the Transmission of Knowledge from East to West
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    Chapter 9148 Ceramics in Korea
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    Chapter 9188 Al‐Ṭabarī
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    Chapter 9197 Abū Ja˓far al‐Khāzin
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    Chapter 9198 Abū Kāmil
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    Chapter 9200 Abū'l‐Ṣalt
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    Chapter 9202 Abū'l‐Fidā˒
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    Chapter 9203 Abū'l‐Wafā˒
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    Chapter 9204 Al‐Biṭrūjī
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    Chapter 9205 Alfonso X
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    Chapter 9206 Algebra in India: Bījagaṇita
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    Chapter 9207 Alphabet
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    Chapter 9208 Arithmetic in India: Pāṭīgaṇita
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    Chapter 9209 Āryabhaṭa
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    Chapter 9210 Astrology in Islam
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    Chapter 9211 Astronomical Instruments in the Islamic World
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    Chapter 9212 Astronomy in Egypt
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    Chapter 9213 Astronomy in the Islamic World
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    Chapter 9214 Astronomy of the Hebrews
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    Chapter 9216 Bakhshālī Manuscript
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    Chapter 9217 Baudhāyana
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    Chapter 9219 Bhāskara II
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    Chapter 9220 Brahmagupta
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    Chapter 9221 Cakravala Method
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    Chapter 9222 Caraka
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    Chapter 9223 Combinatorics in Indian Mathematics
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    Chapter 9224 Combinatorics in Islam
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    Chapter 9225 Conics
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    Chapter 9291 Al‐Samarqandī
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    Chapter 9304 Al‐˓Urḍī
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    Chapter 9305 Al‐Ṣāghānī
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    Chapter 9306 Al‐ḥajjāj
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    Chapter 9307 Al‐Battānī
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    Chapter 9308 Al‐Damīrī
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    Chapter 9309 Al‐Farghānī
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    Chapter 9310 Al‐Fazārī
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    Chapter 9311 Al‐Hamdānī
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    Chapter 9312 Al‐Idrīsī
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    Chapter 9313 Al‐Jurjānī
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    Chapter 9314 Al‐Karajī
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    Chapter 9315 Al‐Kāshī
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    Chapter 9316 Al‐Khalīlī
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    Chapter 9317 Al‐Kharaqī
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    Chapter 9318 Al‐Khāzinī
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    Chapter 9319 Al‐Khwārizmī
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    Chapter 9320 Al‐Māhānī
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    Chapter 9321 Al‐Majrīṭī
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    Chapter 9322 Al‐Māridīnī, Jamāl al‐Dīn, and Badr al‐Dīn
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    Chapter 9323 Al‐Mu˒taman ibn Hūd
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    Chapter 9324 Al‐Qalaṣādī
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    Chapter 9325 Al‐Qūhī (or Al‐Kūhī)
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    Chapter 9326 Al‐Rāzī
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    Chapter 9327 Al‐Shīrāzī
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    Chapter 9328 Al‐Sijzī
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    Chapter 9329 Al‐Uqlīdisī
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    Chapter 9344 Decimal System and Measurement in East Asia
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    Chapter 9359 Bhāskara I
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    Chapter 9366 Acupuncture
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    Chapter 9377 Alchemy in China
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    Chapter 9378 Chao Yuanfang
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    Chapter 9379 Elements: Reception of Euclid's Elements in the Islamic World
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    Chapter 9381 Abraham Ibn Ezra
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    Chapter 9392 Zhang Ji (Zhang Zhongjing)
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    Chapter 9393 Al‐Jawharī
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    Chapter 9394 Al‐Nayrīzī
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    Chapter 9395 Al‐Suyūṭī
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    Chapter 9399 Cities and Towns of the Olmec
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    Chapter 9402 Calendars in Mesoamerica
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    Chapter 9406 Ethnobotany in Ethiopia
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    Chapter 9411 Agriculture of the Ancient Maya
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    Chapter 9412 Abū Ma˓shar
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    Chapter 9413 Abacus
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    Chapter 9415 Environment and Nature: China
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    Chapter 9434 Ethnobotany of Alaska: A Southwestern Alaska Perspective
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    Chapter 9440 Building Construction in Africa: Akan
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    Chapter 9476 Bread in Africa
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    Chapter 9546 Acyuta Piṣāraṭi
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    Chapter 9547 Algebra in Islamic Mathematics
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    Chapter 9549 Al‐Hāshimī
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    Chapter 9552 Armillary Spheres in India
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    Chapter 9554 Astronomy in India
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    Chapter 9555 Calculus
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    Chapter 9557 Calendars in South America
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    Chapter 9558 Candraśekhara Sāmanta
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    Chapter 9560 Colonialism and Science in India
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    Chapter 9561 Decimal Notation
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    Chapter 9562 Deśāntara
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    Chapter 9563 Devācārya
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    Chapter 9564 Environment and Nature: India
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    Chapter 9565 Environment and Nature: Islam
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    Chapter 9566 Ethnobotany
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    Chapter 9610 Clocks and Watches
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    Chapter 9611 Banū Mūsā
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    Chapter 9612 Al‐Jazarī
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    Chapter 9620 Ethnobotany in Pakistan
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    Chapter 9621 Algebra, Surveyors'
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    Chapter 9622 Colonialism and Science in Africa
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    Chapter 9630 Archaeoastronomy of North Africa
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    Chapter 9639 Architecture in Mesoamerica
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    Chapter 9646 Agroforestry: Harmonic Swiddens
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    Chapter 9647 Agroforestry: Field‐and‐Interstitial Support Trees
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    Chapter 9648 Agroforestry: Special Systems
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    Chapter 9649 Agroforestry: Agri‐Silviculture
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    Chapter 9650 Agroforestry: Field‐and‐Grove Systems
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    Chapter 9651 Agroforestry: Systems with Animals and Grasses
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    Chapter 9704 Anatomy in Ancient India
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    Chapter 9707 Cosmology of the African San People
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    Chapter 9711 Cosmology in Mesoamerica
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    Chapter 9717 Cosmologies of India
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    Chapter 9721 Cities and Towns in West Africa
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    Chapter 9723 Cashewnut Processing on the Malabar Coast
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    Chapter 9725 City Planning in Ancient India
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    Chapter 9726 Cosmetic Surgery in Ancient India
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    Chapter 9727 Surgery in Ancient India
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    Chapter 9735 Dyeing: Indigo Dyeing in Sierra Leone
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    Chapter 9740 Ceramics: Olmec Pottery
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    Chapter 9741 Architecture and Landscape in India
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    Chapter 9749 Astrology in India
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    Chapter 9758 Al‐Bīrūnī and Geography
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    Chapter 9759 Chemistry in China
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    Chapter 9767 Health Sciences in India: Traditional Health Sciences and their Contemporary Application
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    Chapter 9772 Abū ’l‐Barakāt
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Chapter title
Ibn Rushd (Averroës)
Chapter number 9240
Book title
Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures
Published by
Springer Netherlands, January 2008
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4020-4425-0_9240
Book ISBNs
978-1-4020-4559-2, 978-1-4020-4425-0
Authors

Albert Z. Iskandar, Iskandar, Albert Z.

Editors

Helaine Selin

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