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The fifth volume of Dr Needham's immense undertaking, like the fourth, is subdivided into parts for ease of assimilation and presentation, each part bound and published separately. The volume as a whole covers the subjects of alchemy, early chemistry, and chemical technology (which includes military invention, especially gunpowder and rockets; paper and printing; textiles; mining and metallurgy; the salt industry; and ceramics).

Buy Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 5, Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Part 2, Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Magisteries of Gold and Immortality book by Joseph Needham from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521085717
ISBN-10: 0521085713
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 178mm x 40mm)
Pages: 600
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 27-Sep-1974
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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