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Science and technology in East Asia

Author: Nathan Sivin
Publisher: New York : Science History Publications, 1977.
Series: History of science : Selections from Isis
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Essays
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Science and technology in East Asia.
New York : Science History Publications, 1977
(OCoLC)761129006
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathan Sivin
ISBN: 0882021621 9780882021621 0882021613 9780882021614
OCLC Number: 3003765
Notes: Selected essays from Isis.
Description: xxiv, 260 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: On the Japanese Theory of Determinants / Yoshio Mikami --
Some notes on the Chinese Musical Art / Willy Hartner --
The Geometrical basis of the ancient Chinese square-root method --
The Jih yung suan fa: An elementary arithmetic textbook of the thirteenth century / Lam Lay Yong --
A Contribution to the history of Chinese dietetics / Lu Gwei-Djen and Joseph Needham --
Characteristics of Chinese astrology / Shigeru Nakayama --
Chinese alchemy and the manipulation of time / Nathan Sivin --
Note on a few early Chinese bombards / L. Carrington Goodrich --
The Early development of firearms in China / L. Carrington Goodrich and Feng Chia-Sheng --
On the invention and use of gunpowder and firearms in China / Wang Ling --
An Account of the salt industry at Tzu-liu-ching / Li Jung --Firearms among the Chinese. A supplementary note / L. Carrington Goodrich --
A Second-century Chinese illustration of salt mining / Richard C. Rudolph --
Early cannon in China / L. Carrington Goodrich --
The Astronomical instruments of Cha-ma-lu-ting, their identification, and their relations to the instruments of Maragha / Wally Hartner --
The Chinese-Uighur calendar as described in the Islamic sources / E.S. Kennedy --
A Link in the westward transmission of Chinese anatomy in the later Middle Ages / Saburo Miyasita --
A Biography of Hua Lo-keng / Stephen Salaff --
The Reception of Lavoisier's chemistry in Japan / Eikoh Shimao.
Series Title: History of science : Selections from Isis
Other Titles: Isis.
Responsibility: Nathan Sivin, editor.
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