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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: Frank Ross Jr.
Discusses the achievements of the ancient Chinese in astronomy, medicine, science, and engineering, as well as such influential Chinese inventions as paper, printing, gunpowder, and the compass.
ISBN-13: 9780833560827
ISBN-10: 0833560824
Publication Date: 10/1999
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
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Publisher: Bt Bound
Book Type: Library Binding
Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover
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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.


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