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Science and Civilisation in China, Volume 7: Science and Chinese society, Part 2: General Conclusions and Reflections (Science and Civilisation in China #7.2)

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Joseph Needham, who died in 1995, was the greatest British historian of China of the last 100 years. His Science and Civilisation in China series caused a seismic shift in western perceptions of China, revealed as perhaps the world's most scientifically and technically productive country in pre-modern times. But why did the scientific and industrial revolutions not happen ...more
Hardcover, 283 pages
Published July 22nd 2004 by Cambridge University Press
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