The Shorter Science and . .has been added to your Cart. Those interested in the development of technology and science have found much to profit them in Joseph Needham's monumental history of science in China.
The Shorter Science and . Series: Shorter Science and Civilisation in China. Hardcover: 352 pages.
Needham was a well-respected scientist before undertaking this encyclopedia and was even responsible for the "S" in UNESCO. They deal with the history of science and technology in China. To date there have been seven volumes in twenty-seven books.
While there he did an Colin A. Ronan (London, 4 June 1920 – 1 June 1995) was a British author and specialist in.Among his many books on the history of science were studies of scientists such as Galileo, William Herschel and Edmond Halley. Ronan (London, 4 June 1920 – 1 June 1995) was a British author and specialist in the history and philosophy of science. He was educated at Abingdon School in Oxfordshire and served in the British Army from 1940–1946, achieving the rank of major. After the war he obtained a BSc in Astronomy, and then took an administrative post at the secretariat of The Royal Society. He also wrote scientific books for children, along with books such as The Practical Astronomer (1981) written for beginner amateur astronomers.
China and Chinese science Mathematics, astronomy, meteorology and the earth sciences Magnetism, nautical technology, navigation, voyages Mechanical engineering, machines, clockwork, windmills, aeronautics Civil engineering, roads. ore. Book 1. The Shorter Science and Civilisation in China, Volume 1. by Colin A. Ronan. Joseph Needham's Science and Civilisation i.
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Volume 115 Issue 1 - Christopher Cullen. Do you want to read the rest of this article? Request full-text. Chenglin Wang. The correct affiliation details are given below. The Chinese translation of the original book, which was published in 1997, by anthropologist Li Jin (People's Renmin University and University of Michigan).
The major part of this book is devoted to the history of scientific thought in China itself. In Volume II, the first section deals with mathematics, and this is followed by a section dealing with mathematics. Then follow sections on astronomy, meteorology and the earth sciences. The volume closes with a description of various aspects of Chinese physics
The present book covers the material treated in volumes I and II of Dr Needham's original work.
The present book covers the material treated in volumes I and II of Dr Needham's original work. The major part of the book is then devoted to the history of scientific thought in China itself. The present book covers the material treated in volumes I and II of Dr Needham's original work.
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Items related to Shorter Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 4. Colin A. Ronan Shorter Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 4. ISBN 13: 9780521338738. This fifth volume of Colin Ronan's abridgement of Joseph Needham's monumental work is concerned with the staggering civil engineering feats made in early and medieval China. No other country did more, both as to scale and skill, than China.
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Volume 2 closes with a description of some aspects of Chinese physics, including their predilection for the wave theory as opposed to particles, metrology, statics, hydrostatics, heat, light and sound. Star Trek Vintage Paperback Science Fiction Books.