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Author Sivin, Nathan.
Title Granting the Seasons : the Chinese astronomical reform of 1280, with a study of its many dimensions and a translation of its records : Shou shih li cong kao / Nathan Sivin ; with the research collaboration of the late Kiyosi Yabuuti, Yabuuchi Kiyosi, and Shigeru Nakayama, Nakayama Shigeru.
Granting the Seasons : the Chinese astronomical reform of 1280, with a study of its many dimensions and a translation of its records : 授時暦叢考 / Nathan Sivin ; with the research collaboration of the late Kiyosi Yabuuti 薮内清 and Shigeru Nakayama 中山茂.
Imprint New York : Springer, 2009.

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Series Sources and studies in the history of mathematics and physical sciences
Sources and studies in the history of mathematics and physical sciences.
Subject Astronomy, Chinese -- History.
Alt Name Yabuuchi, Kiyoshi, 1906-2000.
Nakayama, Shigeru, 1928-2014.
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授時暦叢考
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OHIOLINK SPRINGER EBOOKS    ONLINE  
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Series Sources and studies in the history of mathematics and physical sciences
Sources and studies in the history of mathematics and physical sciences.
Subject Astronomy, Chinese -- History.
Alt Name Yabuuchi, Kiyoshi, 1906-2000.
Nakayama, Shigeru, 1928-2014.
Add Title Shou shih li cong kao
授時暦叢考
Description 1 online resource (664 pages) : illustrations.
Note In English, with some terms and proper names in Chinese.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 617-649) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Astronomical reform and occupation politics -- Orientation -- The project : origins and process -- The astronomers -- The observatory and its instruments -- The records -- Evaluation of the Season-granting system -- Canon of the Season-granting system -- Appendix A: The instruments of Kuo Shou-ching -- Appendix B: The account of conduct of Kuo Shou-ching -- Appendix C: Technical terms.
Summary China's most sophisticated system of computational astronomy was created for a Mongol emperor who could neither read nor write Chinese, to celebrate victory over China after forty years of devastating war. This book explains how and why, and reconstructs the observatory and the science that made it possible.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780387789569
0387789561
9780387789552
0387789553
OCLC # 314175923
Additional Format Print version: Sivin, Nathan. Granting the Seasons. New York : Springer, 2009 9780387789552 0387789553 (DLC) 2008930769 (OCoLC)262894314