A History of Chinese Science and Techlogy (Volumes 1, 2 & 3) presents 44 individual lectures, beginning with Ancient Chinese Science and Techlogy in the Process of Human Civilizations and an Overview of Chinese Science and Techlogy, and continuing with in-depth discussions of several issues in the History of Science and the Needham Puzzle, interspersed with topics on Astromy, Arithmetic, Agriculture and Medicine, The Four Great Inventions, and various techlogical areas closely related to clothing, food, shelter and transportation. This book is the most authoritative work on the history of Chinese Science and Techlogy. 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 n-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 techlogy, 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.
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.
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