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A history of Chinese science and technology. Volume 1

Author: Yongxiang Lu; Chuijun Qian
Publisher: Heidelberg : Springer, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yongxiang Lu; Chuijun Qian
ISBN: 9783662442579 3662442574 3662442566 9783662442562
OCLC Number: 894114830
Notes: "Translated by Chuijun Qian, Qingping Hu, Xiaodi Li, Yao Wang and Liang Zhao."
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 491 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Vertical and Horizontal Beginnings --
Astronomy --
Geoscience --
Mathematics --
Physics --
Agriculture --
Biology.
Responsibility: Yongxiang Lu, editor.

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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.

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