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Shorter Science and Civilization in China An Abridgement of Joseph Needham's Original Text
Shorter Science and Civilization in China An Abridgement of Joseph Needham's Original Text
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  • ISBN-13: 9780521315364
  • ISBN: 0521315360
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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This second volume looks in detail at the early Chinese contributions to the sciences. The book begins with mathematics and goes on to discuss the sciences of astronomy, meteorology and the Earth sciences. It closes with a description of some aspects of Chinese physics, including the wave theory, metrology, statics, hydrostatics, heat, light and sound.Ronan, Colin A. is the author of 'Shorter Science and Civilization in China An Abridgement of Joseph Needham's Original Text' with ISBN 9780521315364 and ISBN 0521315360.

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