By Yongxiang Lu
A background of chinese language technology and Technology (Volumes 1, 2 & three) offers forty four person lectures, starting with historical chinese language technology and know-how within the strategy of Human Civilizations and an outline of chinese language technological know-how and know-how, and carrying on with with in-depth discussions of a number of matters within the background of technological know-how and the Needham Puzzle, interspersed with issues on Astronomy, mathematics, Agriculture and drugs, The 4 nice innovations, and diverse technological components heavily regarding garments, nutrition, preserve 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 booklet Award, the Shanghai e-book Award (1st prize), and the Classical China foreign Publishing venture (GAPP, common management of Press and ebook of China) and provides a vital source for tutorial researchers and non-experts alike.
It originated with a chain of forty four lectures awarded to most sensible chinese language leaders, which bought very optimistic suggestions. Written by means of most sensible chinese language students of their respective fields from the Institute for the historical past of usual Sciences, chinese language Academy of Sciences and lots of different revered chinese language enterprises, the publication is meant for scientists, researchers and postgraduate scholars operating within the historical past 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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