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Reviving ancient Chinese mathematics : mathematics, history, and politics in the work of Wu Wen-Tsun

Author: Jiří Hudeček
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2014.
Series: Needham Research Institute series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Wen-tsün Wu; Wen-tsün Wu
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jiří Hudeček
ISBN: 9780415702966 0415702968 0203795091 9780203795095
OCLC Number: 859383042
Description: xii, 210 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The making of a prominent Chinese mathematician --
Mathematics and Chinese socialist construction --
The transformative effect of the Cultural Revolution --
Wu Wen-Tsun's construction of traditional Chinese mathematics --
Independence and inspiration : Wu Wen-Tsun's work since 1977 --
Saving the nation with mathematics and its history.
Series Title: Needham Research Institute series.
Responsibility: Jiri Hudecek.

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