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  1. The Grand Titration

    Science and Society in East and West

    By Joseph Needham

    First published in 1969.The historical civilization of China is, with the Indian and European-Semitic, one of the three greatest in the world, yet only relatively recently has any enquiry been begun into its achievements in science and technology. Between the first and fifteenth centuries the...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Within the Four Seas

    The Dialogue of East and West

    By Joseph Needham

    First published in 1969. Contains some of Joseph Needham's most significant essays, lectures and broadcasts on the history of Chinese science, technology and culture. Also included are some more personal thoughts stimulated by his own travels and experiences in China, including a number of poems....

    Published April 4th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Celestial Lancets

    A History and Rationale of Acupuncture and Moxa

    By Gwei-Djen Lu, Joseph Needham

    Series: Needham Research Institute Series

    Using modern knowledge to shed light on ancient techniques, this text examines two of the earliest therapeutic techniques of Chinese medicine: acupuncture and moxibustion. Acupuncture is the implantation of very thin needles into subcutaneous connective tissue and muscle at a great number of...

    Published July 4th 2002 by Routledge

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