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Heavenly clockwork : the great astronomical clocks of medieval China. [Xinyi xiangfayao 新儀象法要. Selections. English]
AuthorNeedham, Joseph, 1900-1995
Price, Derek J. de Solla (Derek John de Solla), 1922-1983
Wang Ling 王鈴
Su Song 蘇頌, 1020-1101
Pub. LocationCambridge, Eng.PublisherCambridge University Press
Date1960Phys. Desc.xv, 253 p. : ill., plates, ports., facsims. ; 26 cm.
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberQB107.N37 1960
Heavenly clockwork : the great astronomical clocks of medieval China / by Joseph Needham, Wang Ling and Derek J. de Solla Price.
Published in association with the Antiquarian Horological Society at the University Press.
Bibliography: p. 206-215. Tables of Chinese characters: p. 216-229.
Includes English translation and commentary on Su Song's memorial to the emperor and the third chapter of Xinyi xiangfayao 新儀象法要.
Subject(s)Astronomical clocks--China--History
Astronomical instruments--China--History
Su Song 蘇頌, 1020-1101
Jesuits--China--16th-18th centuries--Contributions in astronomy
Astronomers--China
Astronomy--China--History
Water clocks--China--History
SeriesAntiquarian Horological Society monograph ; 1
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #5213
LCCN60-1472OCLC535867