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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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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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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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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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