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Writers for ABC-CLIO Encyclopedia of World History

///Writers for ABC-CLIO Encyclopedia of World History

Writers for ABC-CLIO Encyclopedia of World History

ABC-CLIO, a leading publisher of academic reference works, is in the process of developing a comprehensive 21-volume/ Encyclopedia of World History./ We are looking for interested scholars to prepare 200-1500 word articles with a global perspective in the area of the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology. In order to meet review standards, we do require that contributors hold a Ph.D., ABD or have recognized expertise in the field.

For a complete listing of open topics, please visit: ___http://www.abc-clio.com/academic/aboutus/callToAuthors.aspx

Open Topics – Science, Medicine, Technology

Era _ Name word *Era 1 (to 4000 BCE) Overview: Hands, minds, and tools 1000 Era 1 (to 4000 BCE) Grinding, pounding, and crushing tools 450 Era 1 (to 4000 BCE) Fiber technologies 450 Era 1 (to 4000 BCE) The origins of clothing 750 Era 1 (to 4000 BCE) What can body lice tell us about clothing? 200 Era 1 (to 4000 BCE) The technology of cave painting 500 Era 1 (to 4000 BCE) The increasing diversity and complexity of human technological organization 900 Era 1 (to 4000 BCE) Tools and technologies:Transformations in stone tool technologies 1250 Era 1 (to 4000 BCE) Tools and technologies:Innovations in ceramics 1500 Era 1 (to 4000 BCE) Tools and technologies: Jomon in Japan 200 Era 1 (to 4000 BCE) Tools and technologies: Mining and metallurgy 1000 Era 3 (1000 BCE-300CE) Drawloom technology in China of the Chu and later periods 500 Era 3 (1000 BCE-300CE) Olmec stone moving 600 Era 4 (300-1000) Early Medieval Indian Metallurgy 1000 Era 4 (300-1000) Alchemy in the Early Medieval Muslim World and Europe 800 Era 4 (300-1000) The emergence and diffusion of stirrups in the Afro-Eurasian Ecumene 1000 Era 5 (1000-1500) Arab and Chinese Cartography 1000 Era 5 (1000-1500) Al-Jazari’s Compendium of Science and Useful Practices in the Making of Mechanical Devices 500 Era 5 (1000-1500) Across Eurasia: Metallurgical Techniques 1000 Era 6 A Sound Like Thunder: The Revolution in Southeast Asian Military Technology 750 Era 7 (1750-1914) Innovations in Textile Manufacturing: Eighteenth Century 1000 Era 7 (1750-1914) Internal Combustion Engines and their Applications 600 Era 7 (1750-1914) Railways in Russia 600 Era 7 (1750-1914) New Ships for Ocean travel 600 Era 8 (1900-1945) Surgical Advances 600 Era 8 (1900-1945) Electronic Intelligence 1000 Era 8 (1900-1945) Electronic (Radio) Communiations 1000 Era 8 (1900-1945) Missiles 1000 Era 8 (1900-1945) Film 1000 Era 8 (1900-1945) Advances in Veterinary Medicine 600 Era 9 (1945 to present) Nuclear Weapons Strategy 750 Era 9 (1945 to present) Bio-Ethic Debates, stem cell research, genetics, etc. 700 Era 9 (1945 to present) Computer’s social impact 800 Era 9 (1945 to present) Artificial Intelligence 750 Era 9 (1945 to present) Rise of the Internet & Cyberspace 900 Era 9 (1945 to present) Discovery of DNA 600

If you are interested in writing 1 or more of the entries listed below, please send a c.v. to Fred Nadis and/or Jeanie Azizian:

[email protected] <mailto:[email protected]> [email protected] <mailto:[email protected]>

Fred Nadis Project Editor ABC-CLIO 130 Cremona Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93117-5505 phone: (805) 968-1911 x132 toll free: (800) 368-6868 x132

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