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    DescriptionChina 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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    Title
    Ancient Chinese Inventions
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Yinke Deng
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 162
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 300 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521186926
    ISBN 10: 0521186927
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TEC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.9
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FPC
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
    BIC subject category V2: HBJF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    BIC subject category V2: TBY
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T General Subject: 710
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26820
    BISAC V2.8: TEC056000, HIS008000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/CHINES
    BISAC V2.8: TEC057000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 68
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    Libri: I-TE
    BISAC V2.8: SCI000000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    B&T Approval Code: A80210000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    BIC subject category V2: 1FPC
    Abridged Dewey: 608
    BIC subject category V2: 3D
    DC22: 609.51
    LC classification: T27.C5 D4613 2005
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 608.751
    Thema V1.0: NHF, NHC, TBY
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    140 colour illus. 1 map
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    01 April 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Author Information
    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.
    Table of contents
    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.