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Historical Perspectives on East Asian
Science, Technology & Medicine

Edited by Alan K.L. Chan, et al.
September 2002
Singapore University Press
ISBN: 9971-69-259-7
606 pages, Illustrated, 5 x 8 "
$68.00 paper original

Here are selected papers from the 9th International Conference on the History of Science in East Asia. Some of the subjects include: Digital revolution & East Asian science. Science of Eurasia. Japanese science. Technology in ancient China. Science & technology policy. Medicine in the Philippines in the 16th-17th centuries. Chinese biology. Regulating the medical profession in China. Traditional Chinese medicine. Colonial science. Macao college. Spanish cosmographers in the Philippines. Mathematical interpolation. Chinese calendar & astronomy. Solar eclipse. Mapping the universe. Chinese metal casting and bronze mirrors. Mechanical design in ancient China. Architectural heating system. Chinese influence on the silk industry. Japanese petroleum industry. Scientific literature.

History; Science & Technology