A History of Chinese Science and Technology: Volume 2 by Yongxiang Lu

By Yongxiang Lu

A background of chinese language technology and Technology (Volumes 1, 2 & three) offers forty four person lectures, starting with historic chinese language technology and know-how within the means of Human Civilizations and an summary of chinese language technological know-how and expertise, and carrying on with with in-depth discussions of numerous concerns within the background of technology and the Needham Puzzle, interspersed with subject matters on Astronomy, mathematics, Agriculture and drugs, The 4 nice innovations, and numerous technological parts heavily on the topic of garments, nutrition, protect and transportation.
This ebook is the main authoritative paintings at the background of chinese language technology and know-how. it's the Winner of the China publication Award, the Shanghai ebook Award (1st prize), and the Classical China overseas Publishing undertaking (GAPP, common management of Press and ebook 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 by way of best chinese language students of their respective fields from the Institute for the background of traditional Sciences, chinese language Academy of Sciences and plenty of different revered chinese language organisations, the booklet is meant for scientists, researchers and postgraduate scholars operating within the heritage 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 vp of the nationwide Congress of China.

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