Science and Civilisation in China : Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Part I...

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Cambridge University Press
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1980
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ISBN
9780521085731

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"Science and Civilisation in China : Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Part IV : Spagyrical Discovery and Invention : Apparatus, Theories and Gifts, Hardcover by Needham, Joseph; Ping-Yu, Ho; Gwei-Djen, Ju; Sivin, Nathan, ISBN 052108573X, ISBN-13 9780521085731, Like New Used, Free shipping in the US The fifth volume of Dr Needham's immense undertaking, like the fourth, is subdivided into parts for ease of assimilation and presentation, each part bound and published separately. The volume as a whole covers the subjects of alchemy, early chemistry, and chemical technology (which includes military invention, especially gunpowder and rockets; paper and printing; textiles; mining and metallurgy; the salt industry; and ceramics)."
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