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The Resource Trans-Pacific echoes and resonances : listening once again, Joseph Needham and Lu Gwei-Djen

Trans-Pacific echoes and resonances : listening once again, Joseph Needham and Lu Gwei-Djen

Label
Trans-Pacific echoes and resonances : listening once again
Title
Trans-Pacific echoes and resonances
Title remainder
listening once again
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Needham and Lu Gwei-Djen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This monograph is a review of the present state of knowledge of the relationships and consequences of over 25 centuries of interactions between the Amerindian and Asean Circum-Pacific regions. A fascinating, special case of previous work by two Asianists on similar themes of the Euro-Asian Continental land mass, providing the theoretical framework within which the complexities of cultural cross-pattern are studied. The subjects dicussed individually begin with the elements of recording and writing, continuing through the arts, religion, folklore and an eventual examination of the natural scienc
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1900-1995
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Needham, Joseph
Dewey number
990
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Lu, Gwei-Djen
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  • Indians
  • Pacific Area
  • Culture diffusion
Label
Trans-Pacific echoes and resonances : listening once again, Joseph Needham and Lu Gwei-Djen
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 71-92) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Theoretical considerations -- 3. Recording and writing -- 4. Artistic elements; art, architecture and music -- 5. Religion, myth and folklore -- 6. Natural philosophy, cosmology and calendrical astronomy -- 7. Technology -- 8. Ethno-botany, ethno-zoology and ethno-helminthology -- 9. Concluding remarks
Control code
ocn824363059
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (97 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789814271851
Level of compression
unknown
Note
World Scientific Publishing
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)824363059
Label
Trans-Pacific echoes and resonances : listening once again, Joseph Needham and Lu Gwei-Djen
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 71-92) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Theoretical considerations -- 3. Recording and writing -- 4. Artistic elements; art, architecture and music -- 5. Religion, myth and folklore -- 6. Natural philosophy, cosmology and calendrical astronomy -- 7. Technology -- 8. Ethno-botany, ethno-zoology and ethno-helminthology -- 9. Concluding remarks
Control code
ocn824363059
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (97 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789814271851
Level of compression
unknown
Note
World Scientific Publishing
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)824363059

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