Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 5, Chemistry and Chemical Technology; Part 2, Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Magisteries of Gold and Immortality

by Joseph Needham
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The fifth volume of Dr Needham's immense undertaking, like the fourth, is subdivided into parts for ease of assimilation and presentation, each part bound and published separately. The volume as a whole covers the subjects of alchemy, early chemistry, and chemical technology (which includes military invention, especially gunpowder and rockets; paper and printing; textiles; mining and metallurgy; the salt industry; and ceramics).

AuthorJoseph Needham
BindingHardcover
EAN9780521085717
Edition1st
ISBN0521085713
Height1000 mm
Length787 mm
Width157 mm
Weight100 g
LanguageEnglish
Language TypePublished
Number Of Items1
Number Of Pages510
Package Quantity1
Product GroupBook
Publication Date1974-09-27
PublisherCambridge University Press
StudioCambridge University Press
Sales Rank2821040

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