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This book re-examines the nature of early Chinese work in natural science, on the basis of original records analysis and artifacts discovered in recent decades by archaeological explorations of China's past.

Table of Contents

  1. cover
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  1. front matter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-ix
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  1. List of Illustrations
  2. pp. xi-xv
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  1. List of Tables
  2. pp. xvii-xviii
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. xix-xxii
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  1. Author's Note
  2. pp. xxiii-xxiv
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  1. Acknowledgements
  2. p. xxv
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. xxvii-xxxiii
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  1. 1. Early Chinese Work on the Physics of Motion
  2. pp. 1-18
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  1. 2. Early Chinese Work on Acoustics
  2. pp. 19-112
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  1. 3. Early Chinese Work in Astronomy
  2. pp. 113-190
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  1. 4. Early Scientific Ideas and Thoughts of Nature in Ancient China
  2. pp. 191-226
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  1. Epilogue
  2. pp. 227-241
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  1. Bibliography A: Chinese Books and Documents Before 1800
  2. pp. 242-244
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  1. Bibliography B: Books and Articles in Chinese and Japanese Since 1800
  2. pp. 245-248
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  1. Bibliography C: Books and Articles in Western Languages
  2. pp. 249-252
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 253-264
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789882201095
Related ISBN
9789622093850
MARC Record
OCLC
652699640
Pages
300
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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