The fifth volume of Dr Needham's immense undertaking, like the fourth, is subdivided into parts for ease of assimilation and presentation, each part bound and published separately. The volume as a whole covers the subjects of alchemy, early chemistry, and chemical technology (which includes military invention, especially gunpowder and rockets; paper and printing; textiles; mining and metallurgy; the salt industry; and ceramics).See Siam Hsien- Yuan Huang Ti Shui Ching Yao Fa (Medicinal Methods of the Aqueous [Solutions] Manual of ... a240), 308 Hu (Sogdian or Persian people and things), 418 (a), 440 Hu Kang Tzu (the Fox-Hard Master), 80, 188, 302 (e) Hu anbsp;...
|Title||:||Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 5, Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Part 4, Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Apparatus, Theories and Gifts|
|Author||:||Joseph Needham, Ho Ping-Yu, Lu Gwei-Djen, Nathan Sivin|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 1980-09-25|