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The genius of China

Author: Robert K G Temple
Publisher: London : Andre Deutsch, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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From the suspension bridge to the decimal system, China's contributions in engineering, medicine, maths, science, warfare, transportation and music helped inspire the West's agricultural and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert K G Temple
ISBN: 0233002022 9780233002026
OCLC Number: 768702724
Notes: Previous edition: London: Prion, 2005.
Description: 288 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction; Part 1 - Agriculture; Part 2 - Astronomy and Cartography; Part 3 - Engineering; Part 4 - Domestic and Industrial Technology; Part 5 - Medicine and Health; Part 6 - Mathematics; Part 7 - Magnetism; Part 8 - The Physical Sciences; Part 9 - Transportation and Exploration; Part 10 - Sound and Music; Part 11 - Warfare; Chinese dynasties; General map of China; Time lage chart.
Responsibility: Robert Temple.

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