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Chemistry and chemical technology. pt. 7 Military technology: The gunpowder epic

Author: Joseph Needham
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©1986.
Series: Zhongguo zhi ke xue yu wen ming, v. 5, pt. 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The Gunpowder Epic is one of three planned publications on military technology within Dr Needham's immense undertaking.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Needham
ISBN: 0521303583 9780521303583
OCLC Number: 19275036
Description: xxxiii, 703 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series Title: Zhongguo zhi ke xue yu wen ming, v. 5, pt. 7.
Other Titles: Military technology: The gunpowder epic
Gunpowder epic
Responsibility: by Joseph Needham ; with Ho Ping-Yü, Lu Gwej-Djeu, and Wang Ling.

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"[An] astonishing and enduring study...[Needham brings] depth of emotion and technical finesse to his task." Jonathan Spence, New York Review of Books "Perhaps the greatest single act of historical Read more...

 
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