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A History of Chinese Science and Technology

A History of Chinese Science and Technology

Volume 3

by Yongxiang Lu
Hardback
Publication Date: 20/10/2014
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A History of Chinese Science and Technology (Voulumes 1, 2 & 3) presents 44 individual lectures, beginning with Ancient Chinese Science and Technology in the Process of Human Civilizations and An Overview of Ancient Chinese Science and Technology, and continuing with in-depth discussions of several issues in the history of science and the Needham Puzzle, interspersed with topics on Astronomy, Arithmetic, Agriculture, and Medicine, The Four Great Inventions, and various technological areas closely related to clothing, food, shelter, and transportation. This book is the most authoritative work on the history of Chinese Science and Technology. It is the Winner of the China Book Award, the Shanghai Book Award (1st prize), and the China Classics International (State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of The People's Republic of China) and offers an essential resource for academic researchers and non-experts alike.



It originated with a series of 44 lectures presented to top Chinese leaders, which received very positive feedback. Written by top Chinese scholars in their respective fields from the Institute for the History of Nature Sciences, Chinese Academic Sciences and many other respected Chinese organizations, the book is intended for scientists, researchers and postgraduate students working in the history of science, philosophy of science and technology, and related disciplines.



Yongxiang Lu is a professor, former president and member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
ISBN:
9783662441626
9783662441626
Category:
Philosophy of science
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20-10-2014
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Country of origin:
Germany
Pages:
624
Dimensions (mm):
235x155x35mm
Weight:
1.12kg

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