Ancient Chinese Inventions - Ori Wisdom

Ancient Chinese Inventions

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China as an important source of human civilization had given birth to brilliant ancient science and technology and led the world in most of the history of world civilization, and till the mid-19th century, its economy was the largest in the world. The development of science and technology in ancient China was based on the observation and study of the human body, the objective world, the heavens, and the earth, which led to the concept of "Integration of nature and man," The achievements nourished Chinese culture and civilization, and contributed greatly to mankind. Ancient Chinese inventions and discoveries are rich and numerous.

Foreword: Hotbed of Invention
The Four Major Inventions
Are the Four Major Inventions the Most Important?
Compass
Gunpowder
Paper
Printing
Other Major Inventions (I)
Iron and Steel Smelting and Ironware
Copper Smelting and Bronze Ware
Extraction and Application of Petroleum
Discovery and Mining of Coal
Pottery and Porcelain
Wine and Liquor
Sericulture
Tea and Tea Culture
Other Major Inventions (II)
Star Catalogue and Star Atlas
Observation of Solar and Lunar Eclipses
Surveying of the Meridian
Zhang Heng and His Seismograph
Guo Shoujing and His Shoushi Calendar
The Decimal and Binary Systems
Zu Chongzhi and Pi
Equal Temperament
Other Major Inventions (III)
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Acupuncture
Anesthetic
Variolation
The Great Wall
Grand Canal of China
Dujiangyan Irrigation System
Miscellaneous Smart Inventions
Kite
Abacus
Weiqi (Go)
Hot-Air Balloon
Parachute
Archery
Match
Chinese Kung Fu
Football
Golf
Classical Works of Science
Appendix: Chronological Table of the Chinese Dynasties......

  • Paperback: 155 pages
  • Publisher: China Intercontinental Press (January 1, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • Product Dimensions: 195mm×271mm