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The Shorter Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 1

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  • The Shorter Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 1 (Cambridge University Press) – Trade paperback (1978)
    by Colin A Ronan (Abridged by), Joseph Needham

    The Shorter Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 1

    Trade paperback, Cambridge University Press
    1978
    English
    Abridged.
    340 pages

    ISBN: 0521292867
    ISBN-13: 9780521292863

    Joseph Needham's Science and Civilisation in China is a monumental piece of scholarship which breaks new ground in presenting to the Western reader a detailed and coherent account of the development of science, technology and medicine in China from the earliest times until the advent of the Jesuits and the beginnings of modern science in the late seventeenth century. It is a vast work, necessarily more suited to the scholar and research worker than the general reader. This paperback version, abridged and re-written by Colin ... Show more

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