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) provides forty four person lectures, starting with historical chinese language technology and know-how within the technique of Human Civilizations and an outline of chinese language technology and expertise, and carrying on with with in-depth discussions of numerous concerns within the heritage of technology and the Needham Puzzle, interspersed with issues on Astronomy, mathematics, Agriculture and medication, The 4 nice innovations, and numerous technological parts heavily on the topic of garments, meals, look after and transportation.
This publication is the main authoritative paintings at the historical past 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 Classical China foreign Publishing venture (GAPP, common management of Press and book of China) and gives a necessary source for tutorial researchers and non-experts alike.

It originated with a sequence of forty four lectures awarded to most sensible chinese language leaders, which bought very confident suggestions. Written by means 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 agencies, the ebook is meant for scientists, researchers and postgraduate scholars operating within the heritage of technology, philosophy of technological know-how and know-how, and similar 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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