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This front matter section of the book Graphics and Text in the Production of Technical Knowledge in China: The Warp and the Weft contains the table of contents, acknowledgements and a list of contributors. The book focuses on tu, technical images, and on their relationship with written text in the production of technical knowledge. It argues that the presence of tu signals a technical field, so that recognising the full range of tu may cast interesting new light on how technical knowledge was conceived and expressed in China, and how different fields of technical knowledge were related and articulated.

Keywords: China; tu; written text



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