Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 5, Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Part 11, Ferrous Metallurgy
Chemistry and Chemical Technology v. 5
By (author) Donald B. Wagner
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Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 5, Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Part 11, Ferrous Metallurgy by Donald B. Wagner
Book DescriptionDonald B. Wagner provides a comprehensive historical account of the production and use of iron and steel in China in their political and economic context. An initial chapter on the traditional Chinese iron industry introduces the important technical concepts and the ways in which technology, geography, and economics interact and influence political phenomena. Recent archaeological work indicates that the earliest production of iron in China was in the Northwest, and that the technology was introduced from the West via Central Asia. It was, however, the invention in South China of large-scale technologies which put China on a very different developmental path from that of the West. Further chapters deal with developments from the Han to the Tang, the technical evolution and economic revolution of the Song period, and economic expansion under the Ming. A final chapter investigates the debt of the modern steel industry to Chinese developments.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521875660
(246mm x 189mm x 35mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 8-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Donald B. Wagner
Classical Chinese Reader, Hardback (October 1997)
Designed as an advanced/intermediate level textbook for students, this work aims to meet the needs of those making the transition between "textbook texts" to "real texts". The text used is the biography of Huo Guang in the Han Shu, together with the commentaries compiled by Yan Shigu.
Traditional Chinese Iron Industry and its Modern Fate, Paperback (June 1997)» View all books by Donald B. Wagner
This work explores the economic history of the traditional Chinese iron industry in the 19th and 20th centuries, with particular emphasis on the interactions among technological, economic and geographic factors. It examines such upheavals as foreign competition, war and revolution.
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Author Biography - Donald B. Wagner
Donald B. Wagner is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Copenhagen.
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