Ancient Chinese Inventions (Introductions to Chinese Culture) (Paperback)

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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 which China can lay claim, from the aforementioned seminal discoveries to mining technology, the production of silk and ceramics, and brilliant advances in astronomy, mathematics and medicine.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780521186926
ISBN-10: 0521186927
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: March 28th, 2011
Pages: 162
Language: English
Series: Introductions to Chinese Culture

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