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Science and civilisation in China / 6,2 Biology and biological technology : agriculture.

Author: Joseph NeedhamTsuen-Hsuin TsienDieter KuhnFrancesca BrayChristian DanielsAll authors
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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The volume as a whole covers the subjects of alchemy, early chemistry, and chemical technology.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Needham; Tsuen-Hsuin Tsien; Dieter Kuhn; Francesca Bray; Christian Daniels; Nicholas K Menzies; Christoph Harbsmeier; Peter J Golas; H T Huang
ISBN: 0521058007 9780521058001 0521085713 9780521085717 0521210283 9780521210287 0521087317 9780521087315 0521058023 9780521058025 0521058031 9780521058032 0521070600 9780521070607 0521058015 9780521058018
OCLC Number: 165443782
Description: XXVII, 724 Seiten : zahlreiche Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: List of illustrations List of tables; List of abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Author's note; 19. Mathematics; 20. Astronomy; 21. Meteorology; 22. The Sciences of the Earth; 23. Geography and cartography; 24. Geology (and related sciences); 25. Seismology; 26. Mineralogy; Addenda; Bibliographies; General index.
Responsibility: by Joseph Needham.

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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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