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Bray, Francesca

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Works: 105 works in 213 publications in 2 languages and 5,528 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources 
Roles: Editor, Contributor, Other
Classifications: DS721, 305.30951
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Most widely held works by Francesca Bray
Technology and gender fabrics of power in late imperial China by Francesca Bray ( )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 2,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rice economies technology and development in Asian societies by Francesca Bray ( )
23 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 1,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wide-ranging both historically and geographically, The Rice Economies brilliantly addresses a subject of abiding interest to anthropologists, economists, and historians as well as those concerned with development issues and Asian studies. It is the first work to formulate a logical, historical dynamic of development in Asia's rice economies up to the present day. The comparison of mechanized Western farming methods with the more labor intensive, less environmentally destructive Asian methods is of value to environmentalists and economists concerned with the need for sustainable development. In a new preface, the author reflects upon the increasing relevance of the concerns of the book to international environmental issues
Graphics and text in the production of technical knowledge in China the warp and the weft ( )
8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Technology, gender and history in imperial China : great transformations reconsidered by Francesca Bray ( Book )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What can the history of technology contribute to our understanding of late imperial China? Most stories about technology in pre-modern China follow a well-worn plot: in about 1400 after an early ferment of creativity that made it the most technologically sophisticated civilisation in the world, China entered an era of technical lethargy and decline. But how are we to reconcile this tale, which portrays China in the Ming and Qing dynasties as a dying giant that had outgrown its own strength, with the wealth of counterevidence affirming that the country remained rich, vigorous and powerful at
Technology and society in Ming China, 1368-1644 by Francesca Bray ( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science and civilisation in China by Joseph Needham ( Book )
19 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Ji shu yu xing bie : wan qi di zhi Zhongguo de quan li jing wei = Technology and gender : fabrics of power in late imperial China by Francesca Bray ( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Current Perspectives in the History of Science in East Asia ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science and civilisation in China by Joseph Needham ( Book )
8 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Agriculture by Francesca Bray ( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science and civilization in China by Joseph Needham ( Book )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science and civilisation in China by Joseph Needham ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science and civilisation in China by Joseph Needham ( Book )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science and civilisation in China by Joseph Needham ( Book )
in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zhong guo nong ye shi by Bu rui ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in Chinese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zhongguo zhi ke xue yu wen ming by Francesca Bray ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in Chinese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science and civilisation in China by Joseph Needham ( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science and civilisation in China by Joseph Needham ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science and civilisation in China by Joseph Needham ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science and civilisation in China by Joseph Needham ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
ブレイ, フランチェスカ
Languages
English (108)
Chinese (6)
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