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Science and Civilisation in China

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Science and Civilisation in China (1954–) is a series of books initiated and edited by British biochemist, historian and sinologist Joseph Needham, Ph.D (1900–1995). [1]

24 relations: Biochemist, Cambridge University Press, Chinese characters, Christopher Cullen, Colin Ronan, Elizabeth II, Galaxy Science Fiction, Groff Conklin, Historian, History of science and technology in China, Joseph Needham, Lu Gwei-djen, Modern Library 100 Best Nonfiction, Nathan Sivin, Needham Research Institute, Pinyin, Popular history, Qi, Robert K. G. Temple, Rose Kerr (art historian), Sinology, Tsien Tsuen-hsuin, Wade–Giles, Wang Ling (historian).

Biochemist

Biochemists are scientists that are trained in biochemistry.

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Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.

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Chinese characters

Chinese characters are logograms primarily used in the writing of Chinese and Japanese.

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Christopher Cullen

Christopher Cullen is an English sinologist.

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Colin Ronan

Colin A. Ronan FRAS (London, 4 June 1920 – 1 June 1995) was a British author and specialist in the history and philosophy of science.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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Galaxy Science Fiction

Galaxy Science Fiction was an American digest-size science fiction magazine, published from 1950 to 1980.

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Groff Conklin

Edward Groff Conklin (September 6, 1904 – July 19, 1968) was an American science fiction anthologist.

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Historian

A historian is a person who studies and writes about the past, and is regarded as an authority on it.

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History of science and technology in China

Ancient Chinese scientists and engineers made significant scientific innovations, findings and technological advances across various scientific disciplines including the natural sciences, engineering, medicine, military technology, mathematics, geology and astronomy.

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Joseph Needham

Noel Joseph Terence Montgomery Needham (9 December 1900 – 24 March 1995) was a British biochemist, historian and sinologist known for his scientific research and writing on the history of Chinese science and technology.

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Lu Gwei-djen

Lu Gwei-djen (July 22, 1904 - Nov 28, 1991) was a Chinese biochemist and historian.

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Modern Library 100 Best Nonfiction

The Modern Library 100 Best Nonfiction was created in 1998 by the Modern Library.

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Nathan Sivin

Nathan Sivin (born 11 May 1931), also known as Xiwen, is an American author, scholar, sinologist, historian, essayist, and currently professor emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Needham Research Institute

The Needham Research Institute or NRI (t), located on the grounds of Robinson College, in Cambridge, England, is a centre for research into the history of science, technology and medicine in East Asia.

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Pinyin

Hanyu Pinyin Romanization, often abbreviated to pinyin, is the official romanization system for Standard Chinese in mainland China and to some extent in Taiwan.

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Popular history

Popular history is a broad and somewhat ill-defined genre of historiography that takes a popular approach, aims at a wide readership, and usually emphasizes narrative, personality and vivid detail over scholarly analysis.

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Qi

In traditional Chinese culture, qi or ch'i is believed to be a vital force forming part of any living entity.

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Robert K. G. Temple

Robert Kyle Grenville Temple (born 1945) is an American author best known for his controversial book The Sirius Mystery: New Scientific Evidence of Alien Contact 5,000 Years Ago (first published in 1976 though he began writing it in 1967, with a second edition in 1998 with a new title).

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Rose Kerr (art historian)

Rose Kerr (born February 1953) is an English art historian specializing in Chinese art, especially Chinese ceramics, on which she has written a number of books.

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Sinology

Sinology or Chinese studies is the academic study of China primarily through Chinese language, literature, Chinese culture and history, and often refers to Western scholarship.

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Tsien Tsuen-hsuin

Tsien Tsuen-hsuin (11 January 19109 April 2015), also known as T.H. Tsien, was a Chinese sinologist and librarian who served as a professor of Chinese literature and library science at the University of Chicago, and was also curator of its East Asian Library from 1949 to 1978.

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Wade–Giles

Wade–Giles, sometimes abbreviated Wade, is a Romanization system for Mandarin Chinese.

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Wang Ling (historian)

Wang Ling (王鈴 (王铃), 1917 or 1918–1994) was a Chinese and Australian historian and educator known for his collaboration with Joseph Needham on the history of science and technology in China.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Science_and_Civilisation_in_China

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