China at work
Rudolf P. Hommel
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China at work

an illustrated record of the primitive industries of China's masses, whose life is toil, and thus anaccount of Chinese civilization.

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This edition was published in by M.I.T.Press in Cambridge, Mass, . London.

Written in English

Records the primary tools examined and recorded by Hommel and Henry Chapman Mercer, on their 1921 expedition into China. Chapters on 'Tools to make tools', 'Tools for procuring food', 'Tools for making clothing', 'Tools for providing shelter', 'Tools for enabling transport'.
Mercer is probably better known for his books 'The Bible in Iron' (1914) and 'Antique Carpenters' Tools' (1929)

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China at work: an illustrated record of the primitive industries of China's masses, whose life is toil, and thus an account of Chinese civilization
1937, Pub. for the Bucks County Historical Society, Doylestown, Pa., by the John Day Company
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Records the primary tools examined and recorded by Hommel and Henry Chapman Mercer, on their 1921 expedition into China. Chapters on 'Tools to make tools', 'Tools for procuring food', 'Tools for making clothing', 'Tools for providing shelter', 'Tools for enabling transport'.
Mercer is probably better known for his books 'The Bible in Iron' (1914) and 'Antique Carpenters' Tools' (1929)

China at work

an illustrated record of the primitive industries of China's masses, whose life is toil, and thus anaccount of Chinese civilization.

This edition was published in by M.I.T.Press in Cambridge, Mass, . London.


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