skip to content
Life on the cusp Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Life on the cusp

Author: Weimin Wu
Publisher: New Jersey : World Scientific, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"While the first 30 years of new China's scientific development was a self-reliant era marked by the detonations of the atomic bomb, the hydrogen bomb, and the launch of the first artificial satellite, the second 30 years after the reform and opening up was signified by the introduction of the Internet to China. Weimin Wu is a unique legendary figure whose career spanned both periods. He not only contributed to the  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Weimin Wu; Weimin Wu
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Weimin Wu
ISBN: 9789814630016 9814630012 9789814651356 9814651354
OCLC Number: 898051991
Language Note: In English.
Description: xlvii, 325 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents:
Other Titles: Feng kou lang jian de sui yue.
Responsibility: Weimin Wu, Fermilab ; translated by Harry Tong, Candice Yuxi Wang.

Abstract:

The book records the legendary life stories of the first Internet user in China, Mr Wu Weimin.  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/898051991> # Life on the cusp
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/898051991#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ; # Feng kou lang jian de sui yue.
   library:oclcnum "898051991" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nju> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3087072841#Topic/physicists_china> ; # Physicists--China
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3087072841#Topic/chinese_americans> ; # Chinese Americans
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3087072841#Topic/physicists> ; # Physicists
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3087072841#Place/china> ; # China.
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/530.092/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3087072841#Person/wu_weimin_1944> ; # Weimin Wu
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3087072841#Place/united_states> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3087072841#Topic/physicists_united_states> ; # Physicists--United States
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3087072841#Person/wu_weimin_1944> ; # Weimin Wu
   schema:datePublished "2016" ;
   schema:description ""While the first 30 years of new China's scientific development was a self-reliant era marked by the detonations of the atomic bomb, the hydrogen bomb, and the launch of the first artificial satellite, the second 30 years after the reform and opening up was signified by the introduction of the Internet to China. Weimin Wu is a unique legendary figure whose career spanned both periods. He not only contributed to the bomb and satellite projects, but also sent out the email from China to Switzerland in 1986, which was listed as the first event in the history of China's Internet development. The Tiananmen Square Protest in 1989 changed his life's trajectory, leading him to eventually immigrate to the US. His personal emotional life is also remarkable. With his experiences immersed in both Eastern and Western cultures, Wu came to believe in the convergence theory of social development, which provides a refreshing perspective for the readers. ..." --Publisher description."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3087072841> ; # Feng kou lang jian de sui yue.
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Life on the cusp"@en ;
   schema:productID "898051991" ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789814651356> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789814630016> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/898051991> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3087072841#Topic/physicists_united_states> # Physicists--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Physicists--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3087072841> # Feng kou lang jian de sui yue.
   schema:name "Feng kou lang jian de sui yue." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789814630016>
    a pto:Acid-free_paper, schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:description "hardcover : alk. paper" ;
   schema:isbn "9814630012" ;
   schema:isbn "9789814630016" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/898051991#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> # Feng kou lang jian de sui yue.
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   schema:inLanguage "zh" ;
   schema:name "Feng kou lang jian de sui yue." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.