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By Yongxiang Lu

ISBN-10: 3662441659

ISBN-13: 9783662441657

A heritage of chinese language technological know-how and Technology (Volumes 1, 2 & three) provides forty four person lectures, starting with old chinese language technology and know-how within the technique of Human Civilizations and an outline of chinese language technology and expertise, and carrying on with with in-depth discussions of a number of matters within the historical past of technology and the Needham Puzzle, interspersed with themes on Astronomy, mathematics, Agriculture and medication, The 4 nice innovations, and numerous technological parts heavily with regards to garments, nutrients, shield and transportation.
This booklet is the main authoritative paintings at the background of chinese language technological know-how and expertise. it's the Winner of the China e-book Award, the Shanghai e-book Award (1st prize), and the Classical China overseas Publishing undertaking (GAPP, common management of Press and e-book of China) and gives a vital source for educational researchers and non-experts alike.

It originated with a chain of forty four lectures provided to best chinese language leaders, which obtained very confident suggestions. Written by way of best chinese language students of their respective fields from the Institute for the historical past of average Sciences, chinese language Academy of Sciences and plenty of different revered chinese language businesses, the e-book is meant for scientists, researchers and postgraduate scholars operating within the historical past of technology, 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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