Chinese Technology in the Seventeenth Century

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Courier Corporation, 1 янв. 1997 г. - Всего страниц: 372
This 1637 classic on the history of traditional Chinese technology, profusely illustrated with 152 original woodcuts, covers agriculture, textiles, mining, metallurgy, chemical engineering, boat-building weapons manufacture, and more. Rich in scientific and historical background, its many annotations round out an impressive survey of technological progress.
 

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Chapter 2 Clothing materials
35
Chapter 3 Dyes
73
Chapter 4 The preparation of grains
81
Chapter 5 Salt
109
Chapter 6 Sugars
124
Chapter 7 Ceramics
135
Chapter 8 Casting
159
Chapter 9 Boats and carts
171
Chapter 14 The metals
235
Chapter 15 Weapons
261
Chapter 16 Vermilion and ink
279
Chapter 17 Yeasts
289
Chapter 18 Pearls and gems
295
Bibliography A Chinese sources
311
Bibliography B nonChinese sources
321
Glossary
339

Chapter 10 Hammer forging
189
Chapter 11 Calcination of stones
201
Chapter 12 Vegetable oils and fats
215
Chapter 13 Paper
223
Appendix A Summary of Chinese dynasties
357
Transmission of certain techniques from China to the West
364
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