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Science and Civilisation in China project, 1780 - 2004

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC
Scope and Contents From the Management Group: In 1937, three Chinese scientists from Nanjing arrived at Cambridge University to carry out research in biochemistry. They worked alongside Dr. Joseph Needham, at the time Dunn Reader in Biochemistry, and a fellow of Gonville and Caius College. Dr. Needham already had very wide interests, having written extensively on the relationship between science, religion and socialism, and making pioneering forays in the young field of the history of science. He knew that China had invented paper,...
Dates: 1780 - 2004