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SCIENCE AND CIVILISATION
IN CHINA SERIES
 


Cambridge University Press, 1954 - 
Founded by Joseph Needham CH FRS FBA, 1900-1995.   

The Science and Civilisation in China series is the work of Joseph Needham and an international team of collaborators, and is published by Cambridge University Press in seven volumes. From volume 4 onwards each volume is divided into a number of parts. The project is now proceeding under the guidance of the Publications Board of the Needham Research Institute, chaired by Christopher Cullen.

Only those parts of SCC already published, or for which MSS are complete and in the hands of the Press, are listed here. Other parts are in course of preparation. If you wish to order copies of any SCC volume or to enquire about prices, contact Cambridge University Press.
    VOL. I. Introductory Orientations. Joseph Needham, with the research assistance of Wang Ling (1954)
    VOL. II. History of Scientific Thought. Joseph Needham, with the research assistance of Wang Ling (1956)
   VOL.  III. Mathematics and the Sciences of the Heavens and Earth. Joseph Needham, with the research assistance of Wang Ling (1959)
    VOL. IV. Physics and Physical Technology.
         Pt. 1. Physics. Joseph Needham, with the research assistance of Wang Ling, and the special co-operation of Kenneth Robinson (1962)
         Pt. 2. Mechanical Engineering. Joseph Needham, with the collaboration of Wang Ling (1965)
         Pt. 3. Civil Engineering and Nautics. Joseph Needham, with the collaboration of Wang Ling and Lu Gwei-djen (1971)
    VOL. V. Chemistry and Chemical Technology
         Pt. 1. Paper and Printing. Tsien Tsuen-Hsuin (1985)
         Pt. 2. Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Magisteries of Gold and Immortality. Joseph Needham, with the collaboration of Lu Gwei-djen (1974)
         Pt. 3. Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Historical Survey, from Cinnabar Elixirs to Synthetic Insulin. Joseph Needham, with the collaboration of Ho Ping-Yu [Ho Peng-Yoke] and Lu Gwei-djen (1976)
         Pt. 4. Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Apparatus and Theory. Joseph Needham, with the collaboration of Lu Gwei-djen, and a contribution by Nathan Sivin (1980)
         Pt. 5. Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Physiological Alchemy. Joseph Needham, with the collaboration of Lu Gwei-djen (1983)
         Pt. 6. Military Technology: Missiles and Sieges. Joseph Needham, Robin D.S. Yates, with the collaboration of Krzysztof Gawlikowski, Edward McEwen and Wang Ling (1994)
         Pt. 7. Military Technology: The Gunpowder Epic. Joseph Needham, with the collaboration of Ho Ping-Yu [Ho Peng-Yoke], Lu Gwei-djen and Wang Ling (1987)
         Pt. 9. Textile Technology: Spinning and Reeling. Dieter Kuhn (1986)
        Pt. 11. Ferrous Metallurgy. Donald B. Wagner (2008) NEW
        Pt. 12. Ceramic Technology . Rose Kerr and Nigel Wood, with additional contributions by Ts'ai Mei-fen and Zhang Fukang (2004)
        Pt. 13: Mining. Peter Golas (1999)
    VOL. VI. Biology and Biological Technology
         Pt. 1. Botany. Joseph Needham, with the collaboration of Lu Gwei-djen, and a special contribution by Huang Hsing-Tsung (1986)
         Pt. 2. Agriculture. Francesca Bray (1984)
         Pt. 3. Agroindustries and Forestry. Christian A. Daniels and Nicholas K. Menzies (1996)
         Pt. 5. Fermentations and Food Science. H.T. Huang (2000)
         Pt. 6. Medicine. Joseph Needham and Lu Gwei-djen, edited by Nathan Sivin (2000)
    VOL. VII. The Social Background
         Pt. 1. Language and Logic. Christoph Harbsmeier (1998)
         Pt. 2. General Conclusions and Reflections. Joseph Needham , edited by Kenneth Girdwood Robinson, with contributions by Ray Huang, and an introduction by Mark Elvin (2004)  

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