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By Yongxiang Lu

A background of chinese language technological know-how and Technology (Volumes 1, 2 & three) provides forty four person lectures, starting with old chinese language technology and know-how within the means of Human Civilizations and an summary of chinese language technology and know-how, and carrying on with with in-depth discussions of numerous 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 on the topic of garments, nutrition, take care of and transportation.
This e-book is the main authoritative paintings at the background of chinese language technology and expertise. it's the Winner of the China ebook Award, the Shanghai e-book Award (1st prize), and the Classical China foreign Publishing undertaking (GAPP, basic management of Press and booklet of China) and gives a necessary source for tutorial 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 through best chinese language students of their respective fields from the Institute for the historical past of normal Sciences, chinese language Academy of Sciences and lots of different revered chinese language companies, the ebook is meant for scientists, researchers and postgraduate scholars operating within the background of technology, philosophy of technological know-how 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 vice president of the nationwide Congress of China.

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