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Science and civilisation in China.

Author: Joseph Needham; Wang Ling
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1962 1962-1971.
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Dr Needham's fourth volume traces the development of physics and physical technology in ancient and medieval China. It is conveniently divided into three separate parts, the present volume, IV:1,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Needham; Wang Ling
ISBN: 0521058023 9780521058025 0521058031 9780521058032 0521070600 9780521070607
OCLC Number: 153247141
Notes: Repr. 1977, 1977, 1978.
Met lit. opg. en index.
[Vol. 4]: Part I: Physics. - 1962. Part II: Mechanical engineering. - 1965 Part III: Civil engineering and nautics. - 1971. - ISBN 0-521-07060-0.
Description: 3 dl ; illustrations ; ; 26 cm
Contents: Vol. 4: Physics and physical technology.
Other Titles: Physics and physical technology.

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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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