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The Resource Blacks in science : ancient and modern, editor, Ivan Van Sertima

Blacks in science : ancient and modern, editor, Ivan Van Sertima

Label
Blacks in science : ancient and modern
Title
Blacks in science
Title remainder
ancient and modern
Statement of responsibility
editor, Ivan Van Sertima
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 960 s
  • 509.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • DT14
  • Q127.A4
LC item number
.J68 vol. 5, no. 1-2
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Journal of African civilizations
Series volume
vol. 5, no. 1-2
Label
Blacks in science : ancient and modern, editor, Ivan Van Sertima
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [295]-297
Contents
  • The lost sciences of Africa: an overview / Ivan Van Sertima -- Astronomy: African observers of the universe: the Sirius question / Hunter Havelin Adams III. New light on the Dogon and Sirius / Hunter Havelin Adams III. Namoratunga: the first archaeoastronomical evidence in Sub-Sahara Africa / B. M. Lynch and L. H. Robbins -- Agriculture: An ancient harvest on the Nile / Fred Wendorf, Romuald Schild, and Angela E. Close. African cattle bones stir scientific debate / Bayard Webster -- Architecture and Engineering: The pyramids: ancient showcase of African science and technology / Beatrice Lumpkin. Great Zimbabwe: an ancient African city-state / Molefi and Kariamu Asante
  • Aeronautics: African experimental aeronautics: a 2,000-year old model glider / Khalil Messiha et al. -- Mathematics: Africa in the mainstream of mathematics history / Beatrice Lumpkin. The Yoruba number system / Claudia Zaslavsky -- Medicine: Black contributions to the early history of western medicine / Frederick Newsome. The African background of medical science / Charles S. Finch -- Metallurgy: Steel-making in ancient Africa / Debra Stone -- Navigation: Traditional African watercraft: a new look / Stewart C. Malloy -- Physics: An outline of Africa's role in the history of physics / John Pappademos
  • Writing systems: The ancient Akan script: a review of Sankofa / Niangoran-Bouah. The ancient manding script / Clyde-Ahmad Winters -- Black Americans in the field of science and invention / Robert C. Hayden -- Lewis Latimer: bringer of light / John Henrik Clarke -- Space science: the African-American contribution / Curtis M. Graves and Ivan Van Sertima -- Blackspace / James G. Spady -- Dr. Lloyd Quarterman: nuclear scientist (an interview) / Ivan Van Sertima -- African-American contributions to information technology / Kirstie Gentleman
Control code
1474045
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
302 p.
Isbn
9780878559411
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
83071004
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm09672435
  • (OCoLC)9672435
Label
Blacks in science : ancient and modern, editor, Ivan Van Sertima
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [295]-297
Contents
  • The lost sciences of Africa: an overview / Ivan Van Sertima -- Astronomy: African observers of the universe: the Sirius question / Hunter Havelin Adams III. New light on the Dogon and Sirius / Hunter Havelin Adams III. Namoratunga: the first archaeoastronomical evidence in Sub-Sahara Africa / B. M. Lynch and L. H. Robbins -- Agriculture: An ancient harvest on the Nile / Fred Wendorf, Romuald Schild, and Angela E. Close. African cattle bones stir scientific debate / Bayard Webster -- Architecture and Engineering: The pyramids: ancient showcase of African science and technology / Beatrice Lumpkin. Great Zimbabwe: an ancient African city-state / Molefi and Kariamu Asante
  • Aeronautics: African experimental aeronautics: a 2,000-year old model glider / Khalil Messiha et al. -- Mathematics: Africa in the mainstream of mathematics history / Beatrice Lumpkin. The Yoruba number system / Claudia Zaslavsky -- Medicine: Black contributions to the early history of western medicine / Frederick Newsome. The African background of medical science / Charles S. Finch -- Metallurgy: Steel-making in ancient Africa / Debra Stone -- Navigation: Traditional African watercraft: a new look / Stewart C. Malloy -- Physics: An outline of Africa's role in the history of physics / John Pappademos
  • Writing systems: The ancient Akan script: a review of Sankofa / Niangoran-Bouah. The ancient manding script / Clyde-Ahmad Winters -- Black Americans in the field of science and invention / Robert C. Hayden -- Lewis Latimer: bringer of light / John Henrik Clarke -- Space science: the African-American contribution / Curtis M. Graves and Ivan Van Sertima -- Blackspace / James G. Spady -- Dr. Lloyd Quarterman: nuclear scientist (an interview) / Ivan Van Sertima -- African-American contributions to information technology / Kirstie Gentleman
Control code
1474045
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
302 p.
Isbn
9780878559411
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
83071004
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm09672435
  • (OCoLC)9672435

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