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The Development of the Sciences in China from the 4th to the End of the 12th Century

The Development of the Sciences in China from the 4th to the End of the 12th Century

By Kiyoshi Yabuuchi

Journal of World History, Vol. 4:2 (1958)

Synopsis: For the period of the Northern and Southern Dynasties, the article covers mathematics, astronomy, medical sciences, pharmacology and agricultural techniques.  For the Sui to Tang period covers mathematics, astronomy, medical sciences, pharmacology, printing and paper making.  For the Wu-Tai to Sung period covers mathematics, cartography, astronomy, medical sciences, pharmacology, gunpowder and magnetism.

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