Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 4, Physics and Physical Technology, Part 1, Physics

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Cambridge University Press, 1962 - Science - 468 pages
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Dr Needham's fourth volume traces the development of physics and physical technology in ancient and medieval China. It is conveniently divided into three separate parts, the present volume, IV:1, dealing with physics as such, IV:2 with mechanical engineering and IV:3 with civil engineering and nautics.

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Joseph Needham FRS (1900-1995) was the founder of the Science and Civilisation in China project.

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