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Helaine Selin

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Helaine Selin born 1946 is an American librarian, author and the editor of several bestselling books

Contents

  • 1 Career
  • 2 Bibliography
  • 3 References
  • 4 External links

Career

Selin attended Binghamton University, where she earned her bachelor's degree She received her MLS from SUNY Albany She was a Peace Corps volunteer from the fall of 1967 through the summer of 1969 as an English teacher in Malawi She retired in 2012 from being the science librarian at Hampshire College

Selin is well known for being the editor of Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures 1997 which is one of the first books which allows readers to "compare a variety of traditional systems of mathematics and cosmologies" Mathematics Across Cultures: The History of Non-Western Mathematics 2000, is considered by Mathematical Intelligencer as a companion to the Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures The journal, Mathematics and Computer Education, wrote that Mathematics Across Cultures filled a gap in the history of mathematics and was "an exciting collection of papers on ethnomathematics" Selin's editorial work, Nature Across Cultures: Views of Nature and the Environment in Non-Western Cultures 2003, was considered by Polylog to be a "valuable source for intercultural philosophers" Selin edited the Encyclopaedia of Classical Indian Sciences 2007, which she said she worked on for six years

Bibliography

  • ed Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures, Dordrecht; Boston: Kluwer Academic, 1997
  • ed with Xiaochun Sun Astronomy Across Cultures: the history of non-Western astronomy, Dordrecht; Boston: Kluwer Academic, 2000 Science across cultures 1
  • ed with Ubiratan D'Ambrosio Mathematics Across Cultures: the history of non-western mathematics, Dordrecht; Boston: Kluwer Academic, 2000 Science across cultures 2
  • ed with Hugh Shapiro Medicine Across Cultures: history and practice of medicine in non-Western cultures, Dordrecht; Boston: Kluwer Academic, 2003 Science across cultures 3
  • ed with Arne Kalland Nature Across Cultures: views of nature and the environment in non-western cultures, Dordrecht; Boston: Kluwer Academic, 2003 Science across cultures 4
  • ed with Roddam Narasimha Encyclopaedia of classical Indian sciences, Hyderabad: Universities Press, distributed by Orient Longman, 2007
  • ed Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures, 2nd edition New York, Berlin: Springer, 2008
  • ed with Pamela Kendall Stone Childbirth across cultures: ideas and practices of pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum, Dordrecht; New York : Springer, 2009 Science across cultures 5
  • ed with Gareth Davey Happiness across cultures: views of happiness and quality of life in non-Western cultures, Dordrecht; New York: Springer, 2012 Science across cultures 6
  • "Parenting Across Cultures: Childrearing, Motherhood and Fatherhood in Non-Western Cultures" Dordrecht; New York: Springer, 2014
  • ed Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures, 3rd edition New York, Berlin: Springer, 2016

References

  1. ^ a b c "About Helaine" Helaine Selin Hampshire College Retrieved 22 January 2016 
  2. ^ Merson, John 1999 "A Massive Compendium - But No CD-Rom!" Metascience 8: 494 Retrieved 22 January 2016 – via EBSCO Subscription required help 
  3. ^ Bellosta, Héléne 2005 "Mathematics Across Cultures" Mathematical Intelligencer 27 2: 85–88 Retrieved 22 January 2016 – via EBSCO Subscription required help 
  4. ^ Rauff, James V 1 October 2002 "Mathematics across Cultures: The History of Non-Western Mathematics" Mathematics and Computer Education Retrieved 22 January 2016 – via HighBeam Research Subscription required help 
  5. ^ Baatz, Ursula 2004 "Nature Across Cultures" Polylog: Forum for Intercultural Philosophy ISSN 1616-2943 Retrieved 22 January 2016 
  6. ^ "An Authentic Version of History of Indian Science" The Hindu 9 January 2007 Retrieved 22 January 2016 

External links

  • Helaine Selin at hampediaorg
  • Helaine Selin at goodreadscom

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