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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

HIST 200: History of Science, Technology and Medicine in East Asia: China

Books

Science and civilization in china series 915.1 n28s , Q127.C5 N3 1954

中國科學技術史 (Chinese translation) DS721 .N3913

http://www.nri.cam.ac.uk/science.html  (the site includes other publications on the topic; do check them out)

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. 4. Traditional Botany: An Ethnographic Approach. Georges Metailie (2015)
          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)  

Topics:

Architecture

 

  1. Juanqinzhai : in the Qianlong Garden : the forbidden city, Beijing / essays by Nancy Berlinger 729.0951156 J87
  2. Taihe Dian : the Hall of Supreme Harmony of the Forbidden City in Beijing : a cultural cooperation programme for the preservation of the Taihe Hall of the Forbidden City in Beijing : scientific report / edited by Laura Moro. 720.951 T1319
  3. 北京志. 世界文化遗产卷. 故宮志DS795.3 .B473
  4. 明代北京都城营建丛考 / 李燮平DS795.3 .L538
  5. The Emperor’s Secret Garden, by D Media, http://www.library.illinois.edu/proxy/go.php?url=http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?MARC;323329

Note:

720.951 will be a good range of call numbers for Chinese architecture in English

DS795.3 will be a good range of call numbers for Chinese architecture in Chinese

Medicine

  1. Chinese medicine in early communist China, 1945-63 : a medicine of revolution 610.9510904 T215c
  2. Chinese culture and mental health / edited by Wen-Shing Tseng, David Y.H. Wu Ebook: http://www.library.uiuc.edu/proxy/go.php?url=http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/book/9780127016306
  3. Mental health in China : change, tradition, and therapeutic governance / Jie Yang
  4. 中國古代心理衛生思想 : 三達德解 / 作者莫儉溥RA790.7.C6 M62
  5. Mental illness, dementia and family in China / Guy Ramsay RA790.7.C6 .R36 2013

Police

(hard to locate book specific to Guangzhou, but might have journal articles. Can go broader to legal system,

Some suggestions for subject search:  Police--China--History--20th century. Police communication systems

中国近代警察制度HV8260.A2 C5345

 

Databases