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Author Needham, Joseph, 1900-1995, author

Title Science and civilisation in China / by Joseph Needham
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1954-<1998>
Cambridge [England] : University Press, 1954-<2015>

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Description <volumes 1-4; volumes 5 pages, parts 1-7 pages, 9 pages, 11-13; volumes 6 pages, parts 1-6; volumes 7, part 1-2 in 25> : illustrations, maps (some folded) ; 26 cm
Series Science and civilisation in China ; v. 5, pt. 7
Needham, Joseph, 1900-1995. Science and civilisation in China ; v. 5, pt. 7
Zhongguo zhi ke xue yu wen ming ; v. 5, pt. 7
Contents Volume 1. Introductory orientations -- Volume 2. History of scientific thought -- Volume 3. Mathematics and the sciences of the heavens and the earth -- Volume 4. Physics and physical technology. Part 1. Physics Part 2. Mechanical engineering Part 3. Civil engineering and nautics -- Volume 5. Chemistry and chemical technology. Part 1. Paper and printing Part 2. Spagyrical discovery and invention : magisteries of gold and immortality Part 3. Spagyrical discovery and invention: historical survey from cinnabar elixers to synthetic insulin Part 4. Spagyrical discovery and invention: apparatus, theories and gifts Part 5. Spagyrical discovery and invention : physiological alchemy Part 6. Military technology : missiles and sieges Part 7. Military technology : the gunpowder epic Part 9. Textile technology : spinning and reeling Part 11. Ferrous metallurgy Part 12. Ceramic technology Part 13. Mining -- Volume 6. Biology and biological technology. Part 1. Botany Part 2. Agriculture Part 3. Agro-industries and forestry ; Agro-industries : sugarcsane technology Part 4. Traditional botany : an ethnobotanical approach / by Georges Métailié Part 5. Fermentations and food science / by H.T. Huang Part 6. Medicine -- Volume 7. The social background. Part 1. Language and logic in traditional China Part 2. General conclusions and reflections
Summary For contents, see Author Catalog
Analysis Science Related to Society History
China Science to ca 1800
China Technology to ca 1800
Science China, to ca 1800
Technology China, to ca 1800
Notes Half title of v. 5, pt. 6, 9, 11, 13, v. 6, pt. 3, v. 7, pt. 1-2 in Chinese characters: Zhongguo ke xue ji shu shi
Added title: 中國科學技術史 / 李約瑟著
"Joseph Needham directly supervised the publication of seventeen books in the Science and Civilisation series, from the first volume, which appeared in 1954, through to Volume 6, Part III, which was in press at the time of his death in march 1995. The planning and preparation of further volumes continues. Responsibility for the commissioning and approval of work for publication in the series is now taken by the Publications Board of the Needham Research Institute in Cambridge."--Preliminary page, v. 6 pt. 4
Volume 6, pt. 4 mislabeled on spine as: "vol. IV:4."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Text primarily in English with some Chinese characters
Subject Wissenschaft und Kultur (Basel, Switzerland)
Alchemy -- History.
Alchemy -- Religious aspects -- Taoism
Chemistry -- History.
Civil engineering -- History.
Gunpowder -- History.
Marine engineering -- History.
Military art and science -- History.
Physics -- History.
Science and civilization.
Science -- China -- History.
Technology and civilization.
Technology -- China -- History.
Technology -- China -- History.
Civilization.
Science.
China -- Civilization -- History.
China -- Civilization.
China -- Intellectual life.
China.
China.
China.
Author Huang, H. T.
Métailie, Georges.
Wang, Ling, 1917-1994.
LC no. 54004723
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Other Titles 880-01 Science and civilization in China
880-01 中國科學技術史
Zhongguo ke xue ji shu shi