History of Science and Technology in China
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The Origins of Sciences in China

History of Science and Technology in China Volume 1

Editors: Jiang, Xiaoyuan (Ed.)

  • Offers a comprehensive chronological re-construction 
  • Provides encyclopedic knowledge of various themes in the Chinese history of science and technology
  • Co-authored by leading experts in the field
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This volume outlines the origins of a wide range of disciplines including astronomy, agricultural science, medicine, physics, chemistry, and natural history. It provides an overview of China’s history of science and technology, which can be traced back to the pre-Qin times when the arts had free expression and the schools of thought were unrestricted. It also includes a glossary and comparison of the chronicle of events in China and the West for reference. This is the first volume in the series History of Science and Technology in China.
History of Science and Technology in China is the first series with high academic values on general history of Chinese science and technology, with contributions by top-notch scholars in this field. This 5-volume work provides an encyclopedic historical panorama of Chinese scientific and technological development. It unfolds the history of Chinese science and technology through a clarified timeline from as early as the far ancient times to the very present. This work consists of five volumes: Origins of Chinese Sciences, Ancient Chinese Studies of Heaven and Earth, High Tide of Chinese Sciences, Theoretical and Technological Development, and Western Influences.

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Xiaoyuan Jiang, Dean of the Institute of science history and science and culture, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Origins of Sciences in China
Book Subtitle
History of Science and Technology in China Volume 1
Editors
  • Xiaoyuan Jiang
Series Title
History of Science and Technology in China
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
Distribution Rights
No distribution rights for the Mainland of China
Print ISBN
978-981-15-7852-6
Print + eBook ISBN
978-981-15-7854-0
eReference ISBN
978-981-15-7853-3
Series ISSN
2730-910X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 962
Number of Illustrations
232 b/w illustrations
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