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The Resource Science and civilisation in China, by Joseph Needham

Science and civilisation in China, by Joseph Needham

Label
Science and civilisation in China
Title
Science and civilisation in China
Statement of responsibility
by Joseph Needham
Title variation
Science and civilization in China
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
For contents, see Author Catalog
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DLC
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1900-1995
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Needham, Joseph
Dewey number
04902
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS721
LC item number
.N39
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
DS721.N39
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Wang, Ling
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  • Science
  • Technology
  • Science and civilization
  • China
  • Civilization
  • Science
  • China
Label
Science and civilisation in China, by Joseph Needham
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Half title of v. 5, pt. 6, 9, v. 6, pt. 3 in Chinese characters: Chung-kuo kò hsüeh chi shu shih
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. Introductory orientations -- v. 2. History of scientific thought -- v. 3. Mathematics and the sciences of the heavens and the earth -- v. 4. Physics and physical technology: pt. 1. Physics, with the collaboration of Wang Ling and the special co-operation of Kenneth Girdwood Robinson. pt. 2. Mechanical engineering. pt. 3. Civil engineering and nautics with the collaboration of Wang Ling and Lu Gwei-Djen -- v. 5. Chemistry and chemical technology: pt. 1. Paper and printing / by Tsien Tsuen-hsuin. pt. 2. Spagyrical discovery and invention: magisteries of gold and immortality, with the collaboration of Lu Gwei-Djen. pt. 3. Spagyrical discovery and invention: historical survey, from cinnabar elixirs to synthetic insulin. pt. 4. Spagyrical discovery and invention: apparatus, theories, and gifts. pt. 5. Spagyrical discovery and invention : physiological alchemy / with the collaboration of Lu Gwei-Djen. pt. 6. Military technology, missiles and sieges. pt. 7. Military technology, the gunpowder epic. pt. 9. Textile technology, spinning and reeling / by Dieter Kuhn. pt. 11. Ferrous metallurgy. pt. 12. Ceramic technology. pt. 13. Mining -- v. 6. Biology and biological technology. pt. 1. Botany. pt. 2. Agriculture / by Francesca Bray. pt. 3. Agro-industries and forestry / by Christian Daniels, Nicholas K. Menzies. pt. 5. Fermentations and food science / by H.T. Huang. pt. 6. Medicine / by Joseph Needham. -- v. 7. Science and Civilisation in China: pt. 1. Language and Logic. pt. 2. General conclusions and relfections
Control code
779676
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
<volumes 1-3; volumes4 pts.1-3, volumes 5, parts 1-7, 9; volumes 6, parts 1-3; volumes7 part 1-2 >
Isbn
9780521320214
Isbn Type
(v. 5, pt. 9)
Lccn
54004723
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (part folded)
Label
Science and civilisation in China, by Joseph Needham
Publication
Note
Half title of v. 5, pt. 6, 9, v. 6, pt. 3 in Chinese characters: Chung-kuo kò hsüeh chi shu shih
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. Introductory orientations -- v. 2. History of scientific thought -- v. 3. Mathematics and the sciences of the heavens and the earth -- v. 4. Physics and physical technology: pt. 1. Physics, with the collaboration of Wang Ling and the special co-operation of Kenneth Girdwood Robinson. pt. 2. Mechanical engineering. pt. 3. Civil engineering and nautics with the collaboration of Wang Ling and Lu Gwei-Djen -- v. 5. Chemistry and chemical technology: pt. 1. Paper and printing / by Tsien Tsuen-hsuin. pt. 2. Spagyrical discovery and invention: magisteries of gold and immortality, with the collaboration of Lu Gwei-Djen. pt. 3. Spagyrical discovery and invention: historical survey, from cinnabar elixirs to synthetic insulin. pt. 4. Spagyrical discovery and invention: apparatus, theories, and gifts. pt. 5. Spagyrical discovery and invention : physiological alchemy / with the collaboration of Lu Gwei-Djen. pt. 6. Military technology, missiles and sieges. pt. 7. Military technology, the gunpowder epic. pt. 9. Textile technology, spinning and reeling / by Dieter Kuhn. pt. 11. Ferrous metallurgy. pt. 12. Ceramic technology. pt. 13. Mining -- v. 6. Biology and biological technology. pt. 1. Botany. pt. 2. Agriculture / by Francesca Bray. pt. 3. Agro-industries and forestry / by Christian Daniels, Nicholas K. Menzies. pt. 5. Fermentations and food science / by H.T. Huang. pt. 6. Medicine / by Joseph Needham. -- v. 7. Science and Civilisation in China: pt. 1. Language and Logic. pt. 2. General conclusions and relfections
Control code
779676
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
<volumes 1-3; volumes4 pts.1-3, volumes 5, parts 1-7, 9; volumes 6, parts 1-3; volumes7 part 1-2 >
Isbn
9780521320214
Isbn Type
(v. 5, pt. 9)
Lccn
54004723
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (part folded)

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