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The Resource Chinese science; explorations of an ancient tradition, Edited by Shigeru Nakayama and Nathan Sivin

Chinese science; explorations of an ancient tradition, Edited by Shigeru Nakayama and Nathan Sivin

Label
Chinese science; explorations of an ancient tradition
Title
Chinese science; explorations of an ancient tradition
Statement of responsibility
Edited by Shigeru Nakayama and Nathan Sivin
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
509/.51
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
Q127.C5
LC item number
C555
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1900-1995
  • 1928-2014
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Needham, Joseph
  • Nakayama, Shigeru
  • Sivin, Nathan
Series statement
M.I.T. East Asian science series
Series volume
v. 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Science
Label
Chinese science; explorations of an ancient tradition, Edited by Shigeru Nakayama and Nathan Sivin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Compiled in honor of the seventieth birthday of Joseph Needham, F.R.S., F.B.A."
Bar code
  • 31223009962052
  • 31223901064353
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The historian of science as ecumenical man: a meditation in the Shingon temple of Kongōsammai-in on Kōyasan, by J. Needham.--Joseph Needham and the science of China, by D. J. de Solla Price.--Joseph Needham, organic philosopher, by S. Nakayama.--China, Europe, and the origins of modern science: Needham's the grand titration, by A. C. Graham.--The Chinese concept of nature, by M. Yosida.--Chinese astronomy: development and limiting factors, by K. Yabuuti.--A systematic approach to the Mohist optics (ca. 300 B.C.), by A. C. Graham and N. Sivin.--Elixir plants: the Chʼun-yang Lü Chen-jen yao shih chih (Pharmaceutical manual of the adept Lü Chʼun-yang), by Ho Peng Yoke, B. Lim, and F. Morsingh.--Man as a medicine: pharmacological and ritual aspects of traditional therapy using drugs derived from the human body, by W. C. Cooper and N. Sivin.--A neglected source for the early history of anesthesia in China and Japan, by S. Miyasita.--An introductory bibliography of traditional Chinese science: books and articles in Western languages, by N. Sivin (p. [279]-314)
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxvi, 334 p.
Isbn
9780262140119
Lccn
72005577
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illus.
System control number
  • 354284
  • 00000000002223
Label
Chinese science; explorations of an ancient tradition, Edited by Shigeru Nakayama and Nathan Sivin
Publication
Note
"Compiled in honor of the seventieth birthday of Joseph Needham, F.R.S., F.B.A."
Bar code
  • 31223009962052
  • 31223901064353
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The historian of science as ecumenical man: a meditation in the Shingon temple of Kongōsammai-in on Kōyasan, by J. Needham.--Joseph Needham and the science of China, by D. J. de Solla Price.--Joseph Needham, organic philosopher, by S. Nakayama.--China, Europe, and the origins of modern science: Needham's the grand titration, by A. C. Graham.--The Chinese concept of nature, by M. Yosida.--Chinese astronomy: development and limiting factors, by K. Yabuuti.--A systematic approach to the Mohist optics (ca. 300 B.C.), by A. C. Graham and N. Sivin.--Elixir plants: the Chʼun-yang Lü Chen-jen yao shih chih (Pharmaceutical manual of the adept Lü Chʼun-yang), by Ho Peng Yoke, B. Lim, and F. Morsingh.--Man as a medicine: pharmacological and ritual aspects of traditional therapy using drugs derived from the human body, by W. C. Cooper and N. Sivin.--A neglected source for the early history of anesthesia in China and Japan, by S. Miyasita.--An introductory bibliography of traditional Chinese science: books and articles in Western languages, by N. Sivin (p. [279]-314)
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxvi, 334 p.
Isbn
9780262140119
Lccn
72005577
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illus.
System control number
  • 354284
  • 00000000002223

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