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By Yongxiang Lu

A heritage of chinese language technology and Technology (Volumes 1, 2 & three) provides forty four person lectures, starting with old chinese language technology and expertise within the means of Human Civilizations and an summary of chinese language technology and expertise, and carrying on with with in-depth discussions of numerous concerns within the heritage of technology and the Needham Puzzle, interspersed with subject matters on Astronomy, mathematics, Agriculture and drugs, The 4 nice innovations, and numerous technological components heavily concerning garments, nutrition, safeguard and transportation.
This ebook is the main authoritative paintings at the heritage of chinese language technology and know-how. it's the Winner of the China booklet Award, the Shanghai e-book Award (1st prize), and the Classical China overseas Publishing venture (GAPP, basic management of Press and e-book of China) and gives an important source for educational researchers and non-experts alike.

It originated with a chain of forty four lectures awarded to most sensible chinese language leaders, which bought very confident suggestions. Written by means of best chinese language students of their respective fields from the Institute for the heritage of common Sciences, chinese language Academy of Sciences and plenty of different revered chinese language enterprises, the booklet is meant for scientists, researchers and postgraduate scholars operating within the heritage of technology, philosophy of technology and know-how, and similar 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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