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By Yongxiang Lu

A heritage of chinese language technology 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 outline of chinese language technological know-how and know-how, and carrying on with with in-depth discussions of numerous concerns within the historical past of technology and the Needham Puzzle, interspersed with issues on Astronomy, mathematics, Agriculture and drugs, The 4 nice innovations, and numerous technological parts heavily with regards to garments, foodstuff, protect and transportation.
This booklet is the main authoritative paintings at the heritage of chinese language technological know-how and know-how. it's the Winner of the China publication Award, the Shanghai ebook Award (1st prize), and the Classical China foreign Publishing undertaking (GAPP, common management of Press and ebook of China) and gives a necessary source for educational researchers and non-experts alike.

It originated with a sequence of forty four lectures provided to best chinese language leaders, which obtained very confident suggestions. Written via most sensible chinese language students of their respective fields from the Institute for the historical past of usual Sciences, chinese language Academy of Sciences and plenty of different revered chinese language businesses, the e-book is meant for scientists, researchers and postgraduate scholars operating within the historical past of technological know-how, philosophy of technology 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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