Download e-book for kindle: A History of Chinese Science and Technology: Volume 2 by Yongxiang Lu

By Yongxiang Lu

ISBN-10: 3662441659

ISBN-13: 9783662441657

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 historical past of technology and the Needham Puzzle, interspersed with subject matters on Astronomy, mathematics, Agriculture and drugs, The 4 nice innovations, and diverse technological components heavily regarding garments, meals, safeguard and transportation.
This publication is the main authoritative paintings at the historical past of chinese language technology and expertise. it's the Winner of the China e-book Award, the Shanghai booklet Award (1st prize), and the Classical China overseas Publishing venture (GAPP, basic management of Press and e-book of China) and provides a vital source for tutorial researchers and non-experts alike.

It originated with a sequence of forty four lectures awarded to best chinese language leaders, which acquired very confident suggestions. Written by way of most sensible chinese language students of their respective fields from the Institute for the background of average Sciences, chinese language Academy of Sciences and plenty of different revered chinese language businesses, the publication is meant for scientists, researchers and postgraduate scholars operating within the background of technology, philosophy of technological know-how and expertise, 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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