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Title The origins of science in China / Xiaoyuan Jiang, editor.
Imprint Singapore : Springer ; [Shanghai, China] : Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press, [2021]

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Series History of Science and Technology in China Ser.
History of Science and Technology in China Ser.
Subject Science -- China -- History.
Alt Name Jiang, Xiaoyuan, 1955-
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Series History of Science and Technology in China Ser.
History of Science and Technology in China Ser.
Subject Science -- China -- History.
Alt Name Jiang, Xiaoyuan, 1955-
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 962 pages) : illustrations.
Note Translated from the Chinese.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 16, 2021).
Contents Overview of ancient Chinese studies of Heaven -- the Pre-qin period: Scientific and Technological Development in the Flourishing Times of Diverse Schools of Thoughts -- Chinese Agriculture and Conceptual Evolution of Agricultural Science Kao Gong Ji and Chinese Ancient Craftsmanship Industry -- From the Bamboo or Silk Medicine Books to the Establishment of Classics -- Literature on the Bamboo Slips and Chinese Mathematical History -- Historical Development of Chinese Traditional Metrology -- Cosmology of Ancient Chinese People -- Ancient Chinese Architecture -- Ancient Chinese Angle: Concept and Measurement -- Shipbuilding and Shipping in China -- The Development of Bronze Metallurgical Technology in the Pre-Qin Period -- Marquis Yi of Zengs Bell Set and Ancient Chinese Medicine -- Techniques of Bronze Kingdom: Ancient Chinese Casting Technologies -- Ancient Chinese Alchemy -- Nine Chapters on Mathematical Procedures and Liu Hui -- Glossary --Comparison of Chronicle of Events in China and Western Countries
Summary This volume outlines the origins of a wide range of disciplines including astronomy, agricultural science, medicine, physics, chemistry, and natural history. It provides an overview of Chinas history of science and technology, which can be traced back to the pre-Qin times when the arts had free expression and the schools of thought were unrestricted. It also includes a glossary and comparison of the chronicle of events in China and the West for reference. This is the first volume in the series History of Science and Technology in China. History of Science and Technology in China is the first series with high academic values on general history of Chinese science and technology, with contributions by top-notch scholars in this field. This 5-volume work provides an encyclopedic historical panorama of Chinese scientific and technological development. It unfolds the history of Chinese science and technology through a clarified timeline from as early as the far ancient times to the very present. This work consists of five volumes: Origins of Chinese Sciences, Ancient Chinese Studies of Heaven and Earth, High Tide of Chinese Sciences, Theoretical and Technological Development, and Western Influences.
ISBN 9789811578533 electronic book
9811578532 electronic book
9811578524
9789811578526
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-981-15-7853-3
OCLC # 1253475561
Additional Format Original 9811578524 9789811578526 (OCoLC)1164501484



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