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Military technology : the gunpowder epic

Author: Joseph Needham; Ping-Yü Ho; Wang Ling; Gwei-Djen Lu
Publisher: Cambridge [u.a.] Cambridge Univ. Press 1986
Series: Science and civilisation in China; Chemistry and chemical technology
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Needham; Ping-Yü Ho; Wang Ling; Gwei-Djen Lu
ISBN: 0521303583 9780521303583
OCLC Number: 257106582
Notes: Section 30 continued. - Literaturverz. S. 583-650
Description: XXXIII, 703 S Ill., graph. Darst
Series Title: Science and civilisation in China; Chemistry and chemical technology
Responsibility: with the collaboration of Ho Ping-Yü; Gwei-Djen Lu 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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