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By Yongxiang Lu

ISBN-10: 3662442566

ISBN-13: 9783662442562

ISBN-10: 3662513870

ISBN-13: 9783662513873

A background of chinese language technological know-how and Technology (Volumes 1, 2 & three) offers forty four person lectures, starting with historic chinese language technology and expertise 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 a number of matters within the background of technology and the Needham Puzzle, interspersed with issues on Astronomy, mathematics, Agriculture and medication, The 4 nice innovations, and diverse technological parts heavily relating to garments, nutrition, guard and transportation.
This publication is the main authoritative paintings at the historical past of chinese language technology and expertise. it's the Winner of the China booklet Award, the Shanghai ebook Award (1st prize), and the Classical China foreign Publishing venture (GAPP, basic management of Press and book of China) and provides an important source for educational researchers and non-experts alike.

It originated with a chain of forty four lectures provided to most sensible chinese language leaders, which acquired very optimistic suggestions. Written via best chinese language students of their respective fields from the Institute for the historical past of typical Sciences, chinese language Academy of Sciences and plenty of different revered chinese language agencies, the ebook is meant for scientists, researchers and postgraduate scholars operating within the background of technology, philosophy of technology 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 vice president of the nationwide Congress of China.

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