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The Shorter Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 2 Paperback – 20 Jun 1985

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  • Paperback: 472 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Abridged Ed edition (20 Jun. 1985)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521315360
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521315364
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 15.2 x 22.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
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This second volume looks in detail at the early Chinese contributions to the sciences. The book begins with mathematics and goes on to discuss the sciences of astronomy, meteorology and the Earth sciences. It closes with a description of some aspects of Chinese physics, including the wave theory, metrology, statics, hydrostatics, heat, light and sound.


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