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Ancient China"s scientists

Shizu Zhong

Ancient China"s scientists

by Shizu Zhong

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Published by Commercial Press in Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Science -- China -- History.,
    • Scientists -- China -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesChina"s scientists.
      Statementby S.Z. Zhong.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ127.C5 C55936 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1, 111 p. :
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2626466M
      ISBN 109620710533
      LC Control Number85195507
      OCLC/WorldCa19376976

      These novels are considered the greatest and most influential novels of Ancient China. They were written during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. Their stories are very popular in China and have been retold many times in Chinese opera, movies, and modern books. Water Margin (Shi Nai'an) - This book is sometimes called the Outlaws of the Marsh. It. China, Mandarin Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo [central glorious people's united country; i.e., people's republic], officially People's Republic of China, country ( est. pop. 1,,,), 3,, sq mi (9,, sq km), E Asia. The most populous country in the world, China has a 4,mi (6,km) coast that fronts on the Yellow Sea, the East China Sea, and the South China Sea.

      Ancient China, Modern Science, and the Power of Spontaneity. By Edward Slingerland. Broadway Books, , pp. Publication Date: March 3, Other Editions of This Title: Digital Audiobook (3/3/).   China has given birth to numerous scientific and technological inventions, and for many centuries led the world in such innovations. Indeed, some of the most important inventions in the history of human civilization originated in China - not least the compass, gunpowder, paper and printing. Ancient Chinese Inventions provides an accessible, illustrated introduction to the many inventions to Reviews: 2.

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