Li, Qi and Shu: An Introduction to Science and Civilization in China. Peng Yoke Ho.

Li, Qi and Shu: An Introduction to Science and Civilization in China

Dover. 6 x 9.25", reprint of 1985 ed., 261 pp., color illustrations, front endpaper, b/w illustrations and figures, appendix, bibliography, index, paper, Mineola, 2000. Item #16121
ISBN: 0486414450

The first part covers Chinese culture and its concepts of yin, yang, wuxing, and yijing. The second part considers the development of Chinese mathematics, its Golden Age, and its decline. Part three covers astronomy, the cosmological schools, calendrical science, and astrology. Part four focuses on alchemy, magic and the search for immortality, elixir poisoning, and other topics.

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