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The Shorter Science and Civilisation in China, v. 3 - Colin A. Ronan, Joseph Needham
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This third volume of Colin Ronan's abridgement of Joseph Needham's monumental work is devoted to Chinese contributions to nautical science and technology. In the original text, these subjects were dealt with in separate parts; in this abridgement they are coveniently presented in a single unified account. The book opens with an examination of what is perhaps the greatest single contribution of Chinese civilisation to nautical science, the magnetic compass. Then follow chapters on navigation, nau..., This third volume of Colin Ronan's abridgement of Joseph Needham's monumental work is devoted to Chinese contributions to nautical science and technology. In the original text, these subjects were dealt with in separate parts; in this abridgement they are coveniently presented in a single unified account. The book opens with an examination of what is perhaps the greatest single contribution of Chinese civilisation to nautical science, the magnetic compass. Then follow chapters on navigation, nautical history, and voyages and discoveries, together with design and methods of construction of Chinese shipping. A final chapter looks at nautical technology in war and peace. In the original text, the material covered here appeared in Volume IV Part I and Volume IV Part 3. In abridging the text, the opportunity has been taken to include the official Pin Yin transliterations alongside those of the original work.Taal: Engels; Afmetingen: 18x228x152 mm; Gewicht: 460,00 gram; Verschijningsdatum: juli 1986; ISBN10: 0521315603; ISBN13: 9780521315609; , Engelstalig | Paperback | 1986, Studie & Management, Techniek & Technologie, Civiele techniek, Geschiedenis & Politiek, Geschiedenis, Studie & Management, Exacte wetenschappen, Natuurkunde, Cambridge University Press

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[EAN: 9780521315609], Neubuch, [PU: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom], History|Asia|China, Science|Astronomy, Science|General, Science|History, Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. This third volume of Colin Ronan s abridgement of Joseph Needham s monumental work is devoted to Chinese contributions to nautical science and technology. In the original text, these subjects were dealt with in separate parts; in this abridgement they are coveniently presented in a single unified account. The book opens with an examination of what is perhaps the greatest single contribution of Chinese civilisation to nautical science, the magnetic compass. Then follow chapters on navigation, nautical history, and voyages and discoveries, together with design and methods of construction of Chinese shipping. A final chapter looks at nautical technology in war and peace. In the original text, the material covered here appeared in Volume IV Part I and Volume IV Part 3. In abridging the text, the opportunity has been taken to include the official Pin Yin transliterations alongside those of the original work.

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[EAN: 9780521315609], Neubuch, [PU: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom], History|Asia|China, Science|Astronomy, Science|General, Science|History, Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This third volume of Colin Ronan s abridgement of Joseph Needham s monumental work is devoted to Chinese contributions to nautical science and technology. In the original text, these subjects were dealt with in separate parts; in this abridgement they are coveniently presented in a single unified account. The book opens with an examination of what is perhaps the greatest single contribution of Chinese civilisation to nautical science, the magnetic compass. Then follow chapters on navigation, nautical history, and voyages and discoveries, together with design and methods of construction of Chinese shipping. A final chapter looks at nautical technology in war and peace. In the original text, the material covered here appeared in Volume IV Part I and Volume IV Part 3. In abridging the text, the opportunity has been taken to include the official Pin Yin transliterations alongside those of the original work.

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The Shorter Science and Civilisation in China: An Abridgement of Joseph Needham's Original Text - Needham, Joseph; Ronan, Colin A.
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The Shorter Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 3
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Ronan, Colin A.

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The Shorter Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 3

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This third volume of Colin Ronan's abridgement of Joseph Needham's monumental work is devoted to Chinese contributions to nautical science and technology. In the original text, these subjects were dealt with in separate parts; in this abridgement they are coveniently presented in a single unified account. The book opens with an examination of what is perhaps the greatest single contribution of Chinese civilisation to nautical science, the magnetic compass. Then follow chapters on navigation, nautical history, and voyages and discoveries, together with design and methods of construction of Chinese shipping. A final chapter looks at nautical technology in war and peace. In the original text, the material covered here appeared in Volume IV Part I and Volume IV Part 3. In abridging the text, the opportunity has been taken to include the official Pin Yin transliterations alongside those of the original work.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780521315609
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0521315603
Hardcover
Paperback
Publishing year: 1986
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
312 Pages
Weight: 0,535 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 0521315603

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0-521-31560-3, 978-0-521-31560-9


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