Science and Civilisation in China : Volume 5, Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Part 4, Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Apparatus, Theories and Gi
by Joseph Needham and Ho Ping-Yu and Lu Gwei-Djen


Overview - 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).  Read more...

 
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Overview
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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  • ISBN-13: 9780521085731
  • ISBN-10: 052108573X
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publish Date: October 1980
  • Page Count: 804
  • Dimensions: 9.88 x 7.66 x 1.85 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.73 pounds

Series: Ncsc #5

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