By Yongxiang Lu
A background of chinese language technology and Technology (Volumes 1, 2 & three) provides forty four person lectures, starting with old chinese language technological know-how and know-how within the technique of Human Civilizations and an summary of chinese language technological know-how and expertise, and carrying on with with in-depth discussions of a number of matters within the background of technology and the Needham Puzzle, interspersed with subject matters on Astronomy, mathematics, Agriculture and medication, The 4 nice innovations, and numerous technological components heavily regarding garments, meals, take care of and transportation.
This booklet is the main authoritative paintings at the background of chinese language technology and know-how. it's the Winner of the China e-book Award, the Shanghai publication Award (1st prize), and the Classical China overseas Publishing venture (GAPP, common management of Press and e-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 best chinese language leaders, which obtained very optimistic suggestions. Written by way of most sensible chinese language students of their respective fields from the Institute for the historical past of normal Sciences, chinese language Academy of Sciences and plenty of different revered chinese language enterprises, the e-book is meant for scientists, researchers and postgraduate scholars operating within the background of technology, philosophy of technological know-how and know-how, 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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