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By Yongxiang Lu

A heritage of chinese language technological know-how and Technology (Volumes 1, 2 & three) offers forty four person lectures, starting with old chinese language technology and know-how within the means of Human Civilizations and an outline of chinese language technology and know-how, and carrying on with with in-depth discussions of a number of concerns within the historical past of technology and the Needham Puzzle, interspersed with themes on Astronomy, mathematics, Agriculture and drugs, The 4 nice innovations, and diverse technological components heavily relating to garments, meals, safeguard and transportation.
This ebook is the main authoritative paintings at the background of chinese language technology and expertise. it's the Winner of the China publication Award, the Shanghai publication Award (1st prize), and the Classical China foreign Publishing undertaking (GAPP, basic management of Press and booklet of China) and provides 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 obtained very confident suggestions. Written through best chinese language students of their respective fields from the Institute for the heritage of typical Sciences, chinese language Academy of Sciences and plenty of different revered chinese language agencies, the e-book is meant for scientists, researchers and postgraduate scholars operating within the heritage of technological know-how, 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 vp of the nationwide Congress of China.

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