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Chapter and Sub-Section Titles are descriptive only. Authors may propose their own titles as well as additional sections. See Other under each chapter.
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VOLUME I-
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Introduction
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I: The Ancient World (before 500 BCE) – Farmers to Pharaohs-
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A: Prehistory: Human Predecessors and Tools to include plant/animal domestication
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B: Mayans & Olmecs - Mesoamerican and Andean Architecture and Astronomy (500 BC - AD 1500)
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C: Egypt, Northeast Africa, and Sub-Saharan Metallurgy, Medicine, and Mathematics
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D: Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent
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E: The Xia, Shang, and Zhou Dynasties of China
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F: The Indus River Valley Civilization and Vedic Age of India
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G: A New World: Transforming Egyptian and Babylonian Science
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Doing History
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II: Classical Period (500 BCE to 500 CE) – The Mediterranean, Asia, and the Americas-
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A: Mathematics, Astronomy, Aristotle, and the Musaeum in the Greek World
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B: Roman Science, Engineering, and Technology
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C: North Africa
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D: India Under the Mauryans and Guptas
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E: China Under the Han
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F: Nok, Kush/Merowe, and Axum
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G: Mayan Astronomy and Andean Architecture
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H: Oceania and the Spread of Lapita Culture and Austronesian Peoples through Sailing Technology
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Doing History
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III: The Medieval Period (500 to 1400 CE) – The Golden Age of Islam-
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A: The Muslim Synthesis - Indian Science and Classical Learning
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B: Medicine, Astronomy, and Technology in the Islamic World
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C: Persia, North and Sub-Saharan Africa, India, Central Asia, Anatolia
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D: Architectural Technology
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E: Military Technology
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Doing History
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IV: The Medieval Period (500 to 1400 CE) – Europe
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A: Christianity and Natural Philosophy
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B: Medicine and Astronomy
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C: Architectural and Military Technology
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D: The Eurasian Agricultural Revolution
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E: Rise of the University
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F: The Impact of the Rediscovery of Aristotle
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G: Medieval Natural Philosophy & The Emergence of Experimental Science
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Doing History
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V: The Medieval Period (500 to 1400 CE) – China-
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A: China under Tang, Song, Yuan, and Early Ming
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B: Chinese Technological and Industrial Transformation (to include gunpowder and the printing press)
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The Needham Puzzle Revisited - Retain this section?
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Doing History
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VI: The Remarkable Fifteenth Century (1400-1500)-
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A: A New Geography: Ptolemy Rediscovered
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B: Humanism and Renaissance Natural Philosophy
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C: Revolution in Technology: Printing and Profit
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D: Ship Building Technology around the World & Global Encounters
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E: Ming Explorations
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F: Sudanic States and Swahili States with Textile Factories and Metal Smelting
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G: Incan, Aztec, Anasazi, Mississippian, Iroquoian Technology
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Doing History
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VII: The Early Modern Period (1500-1600) – Europe – Phase I: Breakthroughs in Scientific Thought & Technological Application-
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A: Paradigm shift in European Thought: The Age of Science and Reason (empiricism and rationalism)
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B: Ptolemy and Copernicus
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C: The Renaissance of Medicine
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D: The World Observed: The New Natural History
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E: Gunpowder and Ballistics in Europe, Impact on Architecture and Early State Building
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F: Printing and Technological Advances
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G: tensions between Native American medicine and Western medicine in the Spanish colonial empire
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Doing History
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VIII: The Early Modern Period (1500-1750) – Global Technologies-
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A: The Gunpowder Empires of the Ottomans, Safavids, and Moguls
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B: Naval Technology and Global Projections of Military Power
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C: Age of Exploration—Early Ming and European Voyages
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D: Africa and the Americas
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E: public health debates and developments in the Spanish colonial empire
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Doing History
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IX: The Early Modern Period (1600-1750) – Europe – Phase 2: The New Science of the Seventeenth Century & The Enlightenment-
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A: Brahe, Kepler, and Galileo: A New Cosmology
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B: The Discovery of Method: Mathematics and Experiment (Galileo, Descartes, Robert Boyle, et al.)
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C: Bacon and the New State
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D: The Royal Society and the Institutionalization of Natural Philosophy
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E: Newton – A Law Abiding Universe
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F: Enlightenment and the Beginnings of Social Science or Application of Science/Reason to Society
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G: Social Sciences: Economics and Perfecting Humans
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H: Encyclopedias: Botany and Books (Linnaeus and Diderot)
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H: Proposed Supplement - Relationship between Linneaus and Johann Beckman, founder of Technologie
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I: Physical Science and Technology - covering chemistry and the increasingly instrumental use of science, particularly of chemistry; the new “practical scientist”
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J: The Golden Age of Scientific Exploration - Banks, Humboldt, Mason/Dixon and the Transit of Venus
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K: The Construction of Racial Science
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Other - Benjamin Guyer will provide a little on the history and develoment of ecology and its 17th and 18th century roots as tied to technology and applied science.
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Doing History
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X: The Industrial Age (1750 - ca. 1800) – Phase 1: Energy and Transportation-
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A: Why did the Industrial Revolution occur in Europe?
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B: Coal
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C: Malthus and Demography
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