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Science and civilisation in China

Author: Joseph Needham; Peng Yoke Ho; Gwei-Djen Lu; Ling Wang
Publisher: Taipei, Taiwan : Caves Books, 1986?-
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Needham; Peng Yoke Ho; Gwei-Djen Lu; Ling Wang
OCLC Number: 48999277
Notes: Half title of some volumes in Chinese characters: Zhongguo ke xue ji shu shi.
"This edition . is published by arrangement with Cambridge University Press"--Title page verso.
Description: volumes : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: v. 1. Introductory orientations --
v. 2. History of scientific thought --
v. 3. Mathematics and the sciences of the heavens and the earth --
v. 4. Physics and physical technology: pt. 1. Physics, with the collaboration of Wang Ling and the special co-operation of Kenneth Girdwood Robinson. pt. 2. Mechanical engineering. pt. 3. Civil engineering and nautics with the collaboration of Wang Ling and Lu Gwei-Djen --
v. 5. Chemistry and chemical technology: pt. 1. Paper and printing / by Tsien Tsuen-hsuin. pt. 2. Spagyrical discovery and invention: magisteries of gold and immortality, with the collaboration of Lu Gwei-Djen. pt. 3. Spagyrical discovery and invention: historical survey, from cinnabar elixirs to synthetic insulin. pt. 4. Spagyrical discovery and invention: apparatus, theories, and gifts. pt. 5. Spagyrical discovery and invention : physiological alchemy / with the collaboration of Lu Gwei-Djen. pt. 6. Military technology, missiles and sieges. pt. 7. Military technology, the gunpowder epic. pt. 9. Textile technology, spinning and reeling / by Dieter Kuhn. pt. 13. Mining / by Peter J. Golas --
v. 6. Biology and biological technology. pt. 1. Botany. pt. 2. Agriculture / by Francesca Bray. pt. 3. Agro-industries and forestry / by Christian Daniels, Nicholas K. Menzies. pt. 5. Fermentations and food science / by H.T. Huang. pt. 6. Medicine --
v. 7. Language and logic / by Christoph Harbsmeier. pt. 1-
Other Titles: Zhongguo ke xue ji shu shi.
Science & civilisation in China
Responsibility: by Joseph Needham ; with the collaboration of Ho Ping-Yü (Ho Peng Yoke), Lu Gwei-Djen, and Wang Ling.

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