Science & Civilisation in China V, 12: Ceramic Technology. Needham Joseph, Rose Kerr, Nigel Wood.

Science & Civilisation in China V, 12: Ceramic Technology

Cambridge University Press. 7.5 x 9.75", 968 pages 75 line diagrams 55 tables 85 colour figures, cloth, d.j., Cambridge, 2004. Item #30216
ISBN: 0521838339

How were Chinese pots made, glazed and fired? Why did China discover porcelain more than 1,000 years before the West? What are the effects of China''''s influence on world ceramics? These questions (and many more) are answered in this history of Chinese ceramic technology, from the late Stone Age to the twenty-first century AD. The non-specialist reader will appreciate its unique coverage of research materials originally published in several languages.

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