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Oracle Bones, Stars, and Wheelbarrows: Ancient Chinese Science and Technology
Oracle Bones Stars and Wheelbarrows Ancient Chinese Science and Technology
Author: Michael Goodman, Frank Ross Jr.
ISBN-13: 9780395618431
ISBN-10: 0395618436
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 177
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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co
Book Type: Paperback
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Ross describes early Chinese achievements in astronomy, medicine, mathematics, and technology and shows how these ancient scientists anticipated by hundreds, even thousands, of years the discoveries of their counterparts in the West.
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This book on the inventions of ancient China offers a dazzling parade of such unexpected items as the compass, stirrup, clock, and seismograph, all of which appeared hundreds of years earlier than their counterparts in the West.