Science and Civilisation in China: Mining

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Cambridge University Press, 1999 - Chemistry - 538 pages
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This is the first history of Chinese mining to appear in a western language and covers all aspects of mining from the Neolithic period to the present day. The author draws extensively not only on written material but on his own observations of traditional

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Science and Civilization in China (19542008) is a series of 27 books by Joseph Needham dealing with the history of science and technology in China. Since 1954, Needham and an international team of ... Read full review

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