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By Yongxiang Lu

A historical past of chinese language technological know-how and Technology (Volumes 1, 2 & three) provides forty four person lectures, starting with old chinese language technology and expertise within the technique of Human Civilizations and an outline of chinese language technological know-how and expertise, and carrying on with with in-depth discussions of numerous concerns within the heritage of technology and the Needham Puzzle, interspersed with issues on Astronomy, mathematics, Agriculture and drugs, The 4 nice innovations, and diverse technological parts heavily regarding garments, nutrition, protect and transportation.
This booklet is the main authoritative paintings at the historical past of chinese language technological know-how and know-how. it's the Winner of the China publication Award, the Shanghai booklet Award (1st prize), and the Classical China overseas Publishing venture (GAPP, basic management of Press and e-book of China) and provides an important source for educational researchers and non-experts alike.

It originated with a sequence of forty four lectures offered to best chinese language leaders, which got very optimistic suggestions. Written via best chinese language students of their respective fields from the Institute for the heritage of usual Sciences, chinese language Academy of Sciences and plenty of different revered chinese language enterprises, the booklet is meant for scientists, researchers and postgraduate scholars operating within the heritage 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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