Geoffrey Chaucer

Joseph Needham (1900--1995)

The controversial historian of science and technology in pre-modern China. He the author of first volumes of his series Science and Civilization in China. See H. Floris Cohen's critique of Needham (Co-418).

Works under Needham's Program

  1. Tsien Tsuen-Hsuin 1985, Science and Civilization in China: Volume 5, Part I: Paper and Printing (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) (Ts)

    Authoritative I'd guess, but heavy going.