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Physics and physical technology. pt. III Civil engineering and nautics

Author: Joseph Needham
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1987, ©1971.
Series: Zhongguo zhi ke xue yu wen ming, v. 4 pt. 3.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Needham
ISBN: 0521070600 9780521070607
OCLC Number: 23104491
Description: lvii, 931 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations; List of tables; List of abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Author's note; 28. Civil engineering; 29. Nautical technology; Bibliographies; General index.
Series Title: Zhongguo zhi ke xue yu wen ming, v. 4 pt. 3.
Other Titles: Civil engineering and nautics
Responsibility: by Joseph Needham ; with the collaboration of Wang Ling and Lu Gwei-Djen.

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