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A History of Science and Technology

David F. Channell

A History of Science and Technology

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Published by Oxford University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10133197M
    ISBN 100195126173
    ISBN 109780195126174
    OCLC/WorldCa149137228


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The book is the volume of “The History of Science and Technology in Qin and Han Dynasty ” among a series of books of “Deep into China Histories”. The earliest known written records of the history of China date from as early as BC, from the Shang dynasty (c.

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