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The foundations of celestial reckoning : three ancient Chinese astronomical systems

Author: Christopher Cullen
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2017.
Series: Scientific writings from the ancient and medieval world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Cullen
ISBN: 9781138101173 1138101176
OCLC Number: 936349423
Language Note: In English with some Chinese.
Description: xi, 434 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: General introduction --
The Triple Concordance astronomical system : San tong li --
The Han Quarter Remainder system : Han si fen li --
The Uranic Manifestation astronomical system : Qian xiang li --
Han discussions of astronomical systems and their development : two texts.
Series Title: Scientific writings from the ancient and medieval world.
Responsibility: Christopher Cullen.

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