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).... 225, 239 Tai, the Lady of (d. between a 190 and a 140), 304 Takeuchi Yoshio (J), 115 Tale of Genji. ... See Liturgies and a#39;magic mushroomsa#39;, 121a 2 and magical operations, 83 and manual work, 9 and material immortality. ... 150(e) religious and philosophical compared, 83 and self-mummification, 301 terminology and nomenclature, 11, 83, 106, 109, 219 therapeutic methods, 112 Taoist Patrology.
|Title||:||Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 5, Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Part 2, Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Magisteries of Gold and Immortality|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 1974-09-27|