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metallurgy

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

The branch of engineering concerned with the production of metals from their ores, the purification of metals, the manufacture of alloys, and the use and performance of metals in...

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Metallurgy

Paul T. Craddock and Dorothy Hosler.

in The Oxford Companion to Archaeology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 2918 words.

Metallurgy In the Old World Metallurgy In the Americas

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Metallurgy

in The Oxford Companion To Archaeology

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 3446 words.

Metallurgy in the Old World Metallurgy in the Americas

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metallurgy

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 15 words.

The science concerned with producing metals from their ores (compare metallography). Adjectival form: metallurgical.

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metallurgy

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 1288 words.

Greek

Metallurgy covers all processes involving native metal or metallic ores after mining (concentration, smelting, refining) up to the production

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metallurgy

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 369 words.

In Late Antiquity it is difficult to identify metallurgy as a distinct science since theoretical concepts about metals belonged to

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metallurgy

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 41 words.

Science and technology concerned with metals. Metallurgy includes the study of: methods of extraction of metals from their ores; physical

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metallurgy

Jonathan C. Edmondson.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 1227 words.

Greek

Metallurgy covers all processes involving native metal or metallic ores after mining (concentration, smelting, refining) up to the production

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metallurgy

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

The branch of engineering concerned with the production of metals from their ores, the purification of metals, the manufacture of alloys, and the use and performance of metals in...

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Metallurgy

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History

January 2010; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3924 words.

Although metallurgy as a science is relatively recent, the knowledge of metals, their uses and properties, and the methods for obtaining and working with them date back to the...

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metallurgy, Roman

Jonathan Edmondson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 849 words.

In the Roman period most metals were obtained not in a natural state directly from mining, but as a result of metallurgical processing of compound mineral deposits (ores). Ores, once mined, were...

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Aztec Metallurgy

Dorothy Hosler.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Aztecs

January 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology by Region; Industrial Archaeology. 3812 words.

Aztec artisans produced a spectacular, sophisticated, and technically versatile metallurgy. Although they had integrated certain materials and techniques from contemporaneous and earlier...

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metallurgy, Greek

John Ellis Jones.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; History of Science and Technology. 468 words.

Metallurgy covers all processes involving native metal or metallic ores after mining (concentration, smelting, refining) up to the production of artefacts. Understanding these depends less on...

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Metals and Metallurgy

James D. Muhly.

in The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Anatolia

September 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East. 9714 words.

This article reviews the impact of metals and metallurgy on Anatolian societies, from the first emergence of metal experimentation in the Neolithic to the full-blown metallurgical societies...

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Origins of African Metallurgy

Augustin F. C. Holl.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Anthropology

Article. Subjects: Archaeology. 628 words.

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Please check back later for the full article.

The...

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metallurgy

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 27 words.

The study of the metals. It includes the processes of extraction, refining, alloying, and fabrication of metals as well the study of their properties and structure....

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metallurgy

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 53 words.

The branch of applied science concerned with the production of metals from their ores, the purification of metals, the manufacture

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metallurgy

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 53 words.

The branch of applied science concerned with the production of metals from their ores, the purification of metals, the manufacture of alloys, and the use and performance of metals in...

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metallurgy

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 13 words.

The study of metals involving the physics, chemistry, and all engineering implications.

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metallurgy

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 25 words.

The study of the atomic, crystallographic, microstructural, mechanical, and physical properties of metallic elements and alloys and their applications. Now part of ...

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metallurgy

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 52 words.

The branch of engineering concerned with the production of metals from their ores, the purification of metals, the manufacture of

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