A History of Chinese Science and Technology

Volume 2

Editors: Lu, Yongxiang (Ed.)

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  • The most authoritative book on the history of Chinese Science and Technology by Chinese scholars, reflecting the progress of the field in past 30 years
  • Chief Editor and contributors are all top Chinese scholars in related fields
  • Winner of China Book Award, Shanghai Book Award (1st prize), Winner of Classical China International Publishing Project (GAPP, General Administration of Press and Publication of China)
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A History of Chinese Science and Technology (Volumes 1, 2 & 3) presents 44 individual lectures, beginning with Ancient Chinese Science and Technology in the Process of Human Civilizations and an Overview of 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 Classical China International Publishing Project (GAPP, General Administration of Press and Publication 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 Natural Sciences, Chinese Academy of 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 (CAS) and Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), and Vice Chairman of the National Congress of China.

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Prof. Yongxiang Lu, was born in April 1942, graduated from Machinery Department of Zhejiang University in China, received doctor degree in Engineering Science at Aachen Industrial University of Germany. President and academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), member of Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), and Vice Chairman of National Congress of China.

Table of contents (4 chapters)

Table of contents (4 chapters)

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eBook $109.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
A History of Chinese Science and Technology
Book Subtitle
Volume 2
Editors
  • Yongxiang Lu
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press, Shanghai and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for China: Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press, Shanghai
eBook ISBN
978-3-662-44166-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-44166-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-662-44165-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-51389-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 493
Number of Illustrations
344 b/w illustrations
Additional Information
Jointly published with Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press, Shanghai, China
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