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7 edition of Chinese Technology in the Seventeenth Century found in the catalog.

Chinese Technology in the Seventeenth Century

T"ien-kung K"ai-wu

by Sung Ying-hsing

  • 89 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Dover Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History Of Science,
  • History of engineering & technology,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • History Of Technology,
  • History - General History,
  • Social Aspects,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • China,
  • Asia - China,
  • General,
  • Science / General,
  • 17th century,
  • History,
  • Science,
  • Technology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7637389M
    ISBN 100486295931
    ISBN 109780486295930
    OCLC/WorldCa36143598

    Chinese History and Culture: Seventeenth Century Through Twentieth Century Book Description: (–) and Zhang Xuecheng 學誠 (–) are the two towering scholars in eighteenth-century China.¹ Perhaps nothing would strike the contemporaries of Dai and Zhang, including their common friends, such as Zhu Yun 朱筠 ( The Chinese word for religion didn't enter the language until late in the 19th century, when scholars needed a term to translate the concept from Western texts. The conception of religion as the West understands it today simply did not exist in 17th century China.

    Crisis and Transformation in Seventeenth-Century China: Society, Culture, and Modernity in Li Yü's World is a book written by Chun-shu Chang and Shelley Hsueh-lun Chang about the transition in seventeenth-century China from the Ming dynasty to the Qing as viewed from a scholar living during the transition, Li book discusses the state, society, and culture of Publisher: University of Michigan Press. Chain pumps were also used in ancient China by at least the 1st century A.D. In China, they were also called dragon backbones. One of the earliest accounts was a description by the Han Dynasty philosopher Wang Chong (A.D. 27–97) around A.D. Unlike those found in the West, chain pumps in China resembled the square-pallet type instead of the pear-shaped bucket .

    The book: Excellent. This is a fascinating seventeenth-century Chinese reference work on various crafts and technologies, from agriculture and food production to ceramics and metal-working, translated by first-rate scholars and including original illustrations.5/5. If they are allowed into China, it is only for the single purpose of bringing tribute to the emperor. By complying with local tradition the Jesuits, during the 17th century, disarm the Chinese in their distrust of foreign ways. They also impress them with western technology (Ricci particularly delights the emperor with a striking clock). But.


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The book: Excellent. This is a fascinating seventeenth-century Chinese reference work on various crafts and technologies, from agriculture and food production to ceramics and metal-working, translated by first-rate scholars and including original illustrations.5/5(3).

Chinese Technology in the Seventeenth Century. This classic on the history of traditional Chinese technology, profusely illustrated with original woodcuts, covers agriculture, textiles, mining, metallurgy, chemical engineering, boat-building weapons manufacture, and s: 1.

Chinese Technology in the Seventeenth Century: T'ien-kung K'ai-wu. This classic on the history of traditional Chinese technology, profusely illustrated with original woodcuts, covers agriculture, textiles, mining, metallurgy, chemical engineering, boat-building weapons manufacture, and more/5(7).

Chinese Technology in the Seventeenth Century: Tien-kung Kai-wu (Science in Chinese Idioms) (Chinese Edition) (Chinese) Paperback – March 1, by Liu Shenghua Author: Liu Shenghua.

Get this from a library. Chinese technology in the seventeenth century = t'ien kung k'ai wu. [Yingxing Song; E-tu Zen Sun; Shiou-chuan Sun]. “The Crafting of Things is a richly textured study of knowledge in the making, seen through the life and thought of Song Yingxing, a seventeenth-century philosophical iconoclast whose study of technologies laid out a radical view of Cited by: This is the first book to comprehensively cover the historical process leading to Taiwan’s integration with Mainland China in the seventeenth century.

As such, it addresses the Taiwan question in the seventeenth century, presenting for the first time the process leading to the island’s integrationBrand: Springer Singapore. All journal articles featured in The Seventeenth Century vol 35 issue 3.

Log in | Register Cart. The Seventeenth Century. A lost Chinese inscribed stone, by Niccolò Guicciardini, London, Reaktion Books,pp., £ (hardback), ISBN   The technology, science, and inventions of the 17th century helped to pave the way for the Industrial Revolution and the modern era.

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Athanasius Kircher (2 May – 28 November ) was a German Jesuit scholar and polymath who published around 40 major works, most notably in the fields of comparative religion, geology, and r has been compared to fellow Jesuit Roger Boscovich and to Leonardo da Vinci for his enormous range of interests, and has been honoured with the title.

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