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Astronomy and Calendars – The Other Chinese Mathematics: 104 BC - AD 1644

Jean-Claude Martzloff - Mathematics - 2016 - 471 pages
Presented from the viewpoint of the history of mathematics, this book explores both epistemological aspects of Chinese traditional mathematical astronomy and lunisolar ...
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Chung-kuo shu hseh

Yăn Lĭ, Shirn D, John N. Crossley, Anthony Wah-Cheung Lun - Mathematics - 1987 - 290 pages
This volume presents a record of mathematical developments in China over a period of more than 2000 years. It goes into greater detail than ever previously available in English ...
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Li, Qi and Shu: An Introduction to Science and Civilization in China

Peng Yoke Ho - Science - 2000 - 262 pages
Fascinating introduction to traditional Chinese concepts of li, qi, shu, yin, yang, wuxing, and yijing. Other topics covered: Chinese mathematics, astronomy and astrology ...
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Statecraft and Intellectual Renewal in Late Ming China: The Cross-Cultural ...

Catherine Jami, Peter Mark Engelfriet, Gregory Blue - History - 2001 - 466 pages
Xu Guangqi was one of the first promoters of Western science in China, worked together with the Jesuit Matteo Ricci on translations of Western science, was one of the first ...
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Imagined Civilizations: China, the West, and Their First Encounter

Roger Hart - History - 2013 - 374 pages
Accounts of the seventeenth-century Jesuit Mission to China have often celebrated it as the great encounter of two civilizations. The Jesuits portrayed themselves as wise men ...
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On Their Own Terms

Benjamin A. ELMAN - History - 2005 - 567 pages
Since the middle of the nineteenth century, imperial reformers, early Republicans, Guomindang party cadres, and Chinese Communists have all prioritized science and technology ...
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Euclid in China: The Genesis of the First Chinese Translation of Euclid's ...

Peter M. Engelfriet - Mathematics - 1998 - 488 pages
As part of the Jesuits' programme of introduction to European culture, in 1607 the Elements of Euclid (d.300 B C) were translated for the first time into Chinese. The ...
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Science in China, 1600–1900: Essays by Benjamin A Elman

Yi Kai Ho - History - 2015 - 364 pages
Distinguished historian Benjamin A Elman's collective volume on the history of science in imperial China, brings together over 30 years of historical literature on the subject ...
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