From Publishers Weekly
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When I first ordered this book, I was filled with anticipation. As I have always been interested in the basis of modern technology, and because I am an avid reader, I was excited... Read morePublished on May 12, 2014 by Deborah Rackers
I was selling through my Audible.com account the other day and found this among a slew of books that I had purchased a few years back and was a little excited when I reacquainted... Read morePublished on December 17, 2013 by David A. Donnelly
Lost technologies is an eye-opener... It blasts away traditional thoughts about scientific and technological history. Every historian must read this book.Published on May 11, 2013 by Kris Merckx
Losing interest is the risk one is running by reading through Dick Teresi's Lost Discoveries.
A long review of lost civilizations advances in the field of chemistry,... Read more
I have read Lost Discoveries (would that be an oxymoron?) three times cover to cover. My first read was one anticipating learning something new and interesting. Read morePublished on October 21, 2010 by Frank Edwards
I liked the book's title and I liked what I thought the book would be about so I brought "Lost Discoveries". But when I read it I was confused as to what the author's point was. Read morePublished on January 31, 2009 by Brkat
Teresi clearly harbours a resentment for modern science and a wide-eyed awe for anything ancient non-Western cultures did. Read morePublished on December 1, 2008 by David Morgan-Mar
Teresi starts his book by noting,
"I began to write with the purpose of showing that the pursuit of showing that the pursuit of evidence of nonwhite science is a fruitless... Read more
This book presents myth-shattering evidence about the non-western roots of science and mathematics. The part about mathematical contributions of non-Western science seems to be... Read morePublished on October 19, 2008 by Giant Panda