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Description - Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 5, Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Part 2, Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Magisteries of Gold and Immortality by Joseph Needham

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).

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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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