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By Yongxiang Lu

A heritage of chinese language technological know-how and Technology (Volumes 1, 2 & three) provides forty four person lectures, starting with old chinese language technological know-how and expertise 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 a number of matters within the historical past of technology and the Needham Puzzle, interspersed with subject matters on Astronomy, mathematics, Agriculture and medication, The 4 nice innovations, and diverse technological parts heavily on the topic of garments, meals, guard and transportation.
This ebook is the main authoritative paintings at the heritage of chinese language technological know-how and expertise. it's the Winner of the China publication Award, the Shanghai e-book Award (1st prize), and the Classical China foreign Publishing venture (GAPP, basic management of Press and book of China) and provides a necessary source for educational researchers and non-experts alike.

It originated with a sequence of forty four lectures offered to most sensible chinese language leaders, which obtained very confident suggestions. Written by means of most sensible chinese language students of their respective fields from the Institute for the background of typical Sciences, chinese language Academy of Sciences and plenty of different revered chinese language firms, the publication is meant for scientists, researchers and postgraduate scholars operating within the historical past of technology, philosophy of technology 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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