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Granting the Seasons

The Chinese Astronomical Reform of 1280, with a Study of Its Many Dimensions and a Translation of Its Records : Shou Shih Li Cong Kao

Granting the Seasons( )
Author: Sivin, Nathan
Yabuuchi, Kiyoshi
Nakayama, Shigeru
Series title:Sources and Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences Ser.
ISBN:978-0-387-78956-9
Publication Date:Dec 2008
Publisher:Springer London, Limited
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $129.00
Book Description:

China's most sophisticated system of computational astronomy was created for a Mongol emperor to celebrate victory over China after forty years of war. This book explains how and why, and reconstructs the observatory and the science that made it possible.

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Pages:664



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