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The Shorter Science and Civilisation in China:

Joseph Needham, Colin A. Ronan - History - 1978 - 352 pages
Three previous volumes of this series by Colin Ronan are each available in hardback as well as paperback. Volume I introduces the reader to the country of China: its history ...
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Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 5, Chemistry and Chemical ...

Rose Kerr, Joseph Needham, Nigel Wood - Art - 2004 - 968 pages
How were Chinese pots made, glazed and fired? Why did China discover porcelain more than one thousand years before the West? What are the effects of China's influence on world ...
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Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 6, Biology and Biological ...

Joseph Needham, Lu Gwei-Djen, Nathan Sivin - History - 2000 - 280 pages
A further volume in Joseph Needham's magisterial revelation on China which introduces the history of medicine.
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Heavenly Clockwork: The Great Astronomical Clocks of Medieval China

Joseph Needham, Ling Wang, Derek J. De Solla Price - Science - 1986 - 266 pages
A reissue with a 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 ...
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The Hall of Heavenly Records: Korean Astronomical Instruments and Clocks ...

Joseph Needham, Lu Gwei-Djen, John H. Combridge, John S. Major - Science - 2004 - 224 pages
Four distinguished historians of Asian science examine the creation of some remarkable early scientific instruments.
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