New PDF release: A History of Chinese Science and Technology: Volume 1

By Yongxiang Lu

ISBN-10: 3662442566

ISBN-13: 9783662442562

ISBN-10: 3662513870

ISBN-13: 9783662513873

A historical past of chinese language technological know-how and Technology (Volumes 1, 2 & three) offers forty four person lectures, starting with historical chinese language technology and know-how within the means of Human Civilizations and an outline of chinese language technology and know-how, and carrying on with with in-depth discussions of numerous matters within the historical past of technological know-how and the Needham Puzzle, interspersed with themes on Astronomy, mathematics, Agriculture and medication, The 4 nice innovations, and numerous technological components heavily concerning garments, foodstuff, guard and transportation.
This publication is the main authoritative paintings at the historical past of chinese language technology and know-how. it's the Winner of the China e-book Award, the Shanghai booklet Award (1st prize), and the Classical China foreign Publishing venture (GAPP, common management of Press and booklet of China) and gives an important source for tutorial researchers and non-experts alike.

It originated with a sequence of forty four lectures provided to most sensible chinese language leaders, which got very optimistic suggestions. Written by means of most sensible chinese language students of their respective fields from the Institute for the heritage of average Sciences, chinese language Academy of Sciences and plenty of different revered chinese language agencies, the booklet is meant for scientists, researchers and postgraduate scholars operating within the background of technological know-how, philosophy of technological know-how and expertise, and comparable disciplines. Yongxiang Lu is a professor, former president and member of the chinese language Academy of Sciences (CAS) and chinese language Academy of Engineering (CAE), and vp of the nationwide Congress of China.

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