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A few centuries later an Arab geographer reported that the windmill was used widely in Persia to pump water for irrigation. I had never seen a shipwrecked person before. The lights of Graeco-Roman culture had been extinguished and Europe was engulfed in the Dark Ages; India was languishing in a period of stagnation; and China, while blossoming richly in the arts, was almost wholly devoid of science. He can utilize the helping forces to serve his ends in the best possible manner.

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The Mayas : The Sources of their History (Illustrated)

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