Heavenly Clockwork: The Great Astronomical Clocks of Medieval China
CUP Archive, 1986 - Technology & Engineering - 266 pages
A reissue with a new foreword and supplement, of a modern classic published in 1960. The invention of the mechanical clock was one of the most important turning points in the history of science and technology. This study revealed six centuries of mechanical clockwork preceding the first mechanical escapement clocks of the West of about AD 1300. Detailed and fully illustrated accounts of elaborate Chinese clocks are accompanied by a discussion of the social context of the Chinese inventions and an assessment of their possible transmission to medieval Europe. For this revised edition, Dr Joseph Needham has contributed a new foreword on recent research and perceptions. In a supplement John H. Combridge details a modern reconstruction of Su Sung's timekeeping device, which together with textual studies modifies our understanding of this important early technology.
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BIOGRAPHY OF SU SUNG
TRANSMISSION OF THE TEXT OF SU SUNgs BOOK
SU SUNGS MEMORIAL TO THE EMPEROR Ch TSUNG
TRANSLATION OF SU SUNgs THIRD CHAPTER
EXPLANATION OF SU SUNgs CLOCKWORK
THE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF SU SUNgs CLOCK
Armillaries before Su Sung p
Dialfaces and anaphoric clocks p
Horology in the south after the fall of the capital a d 1126 p
The fate of Su Sungs clock in the north among the Chin Tartars p
Clockwork under the Mongols thirteenth and fourteenth centuries p
Entry of the Jesuits with their selfsounding bells p
The Jesuits as makers and repairers of clocks in nomine Dei p
The merchants of the singsong trade p
Ming sand clocks p
A Korean orrery p
The deceptive language of Han HsienFu eleventh century p
The mercury drive of Chang SsuHsiin tenth century p
IHsing and the first evidence of the escapement eighth century p
The adventurous life of Keng Hsiin sixth century p
A survey of Chinese clepsydra technique p
The birth of the celestial globe fifth century p
Chang Heng second century p
THE DEVELOPMENT OF CLOCKWORK AFTER SU SUNG
Sung dynasty politics and competing clockmakers p
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