A History of Chinese Science and Technology: Volume 1 by Yongxiang Lu

By Yongxiang Lu

A heritage of chinese language technology and Technology (Volumes 1, 2 & three) offers forty four person lectures, starting with historic chinese language technological know-how and expertise within the strategy of Human Civilizations and an outline of chinese language technology and know-how, and carrying on with with in-depth discussions of numerous matters within the background of technological know-how and the Needham Puzzle, interspersed with subject matters on Astronomy, mathematics, Agriculture and medication, The 4 nice innovations, and numerous technological parts heavily concerning garments, nutrients, safeguard and transportation.
This publication is the main authoritative paintings at the historical past of chinese language technological know-how and know-how. it's the Winner of the China ebook Award, the Shanghai booklet Award (1st prize), and the Classical China foreign Publishing undertaking (GAPP, common management of Press and book of China) and gives an important source for educational researchers and non-experts alike.

It originated with a sequence of forty four lectures offered to most sensible chinese language leaders, which obtained very confident suggestions. Written through best chinese language students of their respective fields from the Institute for the heritage of common Sciences, chinese language Academy of Sciences and lots 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 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 vice president of the nationwide Congress of China.

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