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By Yongxiang Lu

A background of chinese language technology and Technology (Voulumes 1, 2 & three) provides forty four person lectures, starting with Ancient chinese language technology and know-how within the means of Human Civilizations and An Overview of old chinese language technological know-how and Technology, and carrying on with with in-depth discussions of a number of concerns 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 components heavily with regards to garments, nutrients, protect, and transportation. This ebook is the main authoritative paintings at the background of chinese language technological know-how and expertise. it's the Winner of the China ebook Award, the Shanghai booklet Award (1st prize), and the China Classics overseas (State management of Press, e-book, Radio, movie and tv of The People’s Republic of China) and gives a vital source for tutorial researchers and non-experts alike.

 

It originated with a sequence of forty four lectures awarded to best chinese language leaders, which acquired very confident suggestions. Written by means of best chinese language students of their respective fields from the Institute for the historical past of Nature Sciences, chinese language educational Sciences and lots of different revered chinese language corporations, the booklet is meant for scientists, researchers and postgraduate scholars operating within the historical past of technological know-how, philosophy of technology and expertise, and comparable disciplines.

 

Yongxiang Lu is a professor, former president and member of the chinese language Academy of Sciences.

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