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Explorations in the History of Machines and MechanismsThe Influence of the Society of Jesus on the Spread of European Mechanical Knowledge in China in the XVIth and XVIIth Centuries

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Explorations in the History of Machines and MechanismsThe Influence of the Society of Jesus on the Spread of European Mechanical Knowledge in China in the XVIth and XVIIth Centuries

Part of the History of Mechanism and Machine Science Book Series (volume 15)
Editors: Koetsier, Teun; Ceccarelli, Marco

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Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright
© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2012
ISBN
978-94-007-4131-7
Pages
69 –79
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-4132-4_5
Publisher site
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Abstract

[This article aims to investigate the role played by various missionaries of the Society of Jesus in the development and spread of European scientific and mechanical knowledge in China between the XVIth and XVIIth centuries.]

Published: Jan 1, 2012

Keywords: Qing Dynasty; Ming Dynasty; Chinese Text; Mechanical Knowledge; XVIIth Century

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