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The crafting of the 10,000 things : knowledge and technology in seventeenth-century China

Author: Dagmar Schäfer
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2015. ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The last decades of the Ming dynasty, though plagued by chaos and destruction, saw major advances in knowledge and technology. This title sheds light on the development of scientific thinking in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Yingxing Song
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dagmar Schäfer
ISBN: 9780226272801 022627280X
OCLC Number: 890757506
Description: vii, 344 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Private affairs --
Affairs of honor --
Public affairs --
Written affairs --
Formulating the transformation --
Acoustics.
Other Titles: Crafting of the ten thousand things :
Responsibility: Dagmar Schäfer.

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