Ancient Chinese Inventions (Introductions to Chinese Culture 3rd Revised edition)

Ancient Chinese Inventions (Introductions to Chinese Culture 3rd Revised edition)

By: Yinke Deng (author)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.

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About Author

Yinke Deng, a graduate of Peking University, is a writer, editor and member of the Chinese Writers' Association. He has published numerous works of fiction and non-fiction in China.


1. The four major inventions; 2. Other major inventions (I); 3. Other major inventions (II); 4. Other major inventions (III); 5. Miscellaneous smart inventions; 6. Classical works of science; Appendix: a brief chronology of China's history.

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  • publication date: 03/03/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780521186926
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 162
  • ID: 9780521186926
  • weight: 300
  • ISBN10: 0521186927
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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