The Resource A History of Chinese Science and Technology : Volume 1, edited by Yongxiang Lu, (electronic resource)

A History of Chinese Science and Technology : Volume 1, edited by Yongxiang Lu, (electronic resource)

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A History of Chinese Science and Technology : Volume 1
Title
A History of Chinese Science and Technology
Title remainder
Volume 1
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edited by Yongxiang Lu
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Editor
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Language
eng
Summary
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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D1-DX301
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non fiction
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  • Lu, Yongxiang.
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  • Science
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Science, general
  • History of Science
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of Technology
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A History of Chinese Science and Technology : Volume 1, edited by Yongxiang Lu, (electronic resource)
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Vertical and Horizontal Beginnings -- Astronomy -- Geoscience -- Mathematics -- Physics -- Agriculture -- Biology
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XV, 491 p. 187 illus.
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9783662442579
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10.1007/978-3-662-44257-9
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A History of Chinese Science and Technology : Volume 1, edited by Yongxiang Lu, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Vertical and Horizontal Beginnings -- Astronomy -- Geoscience -- Mathematics -- Physics -- Agriculture -- Biology
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
XV, 491 p. 187 illus.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9783662442579
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-662-44257-9
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online resource.
Quality assurance targets
absent
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access
Specific material designation
remote
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(DE-He213)978-3-662-44257-9

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