Visit our Christmas Gift Finder
A History of Chinese Science and Technology: Volume 2 (Hardback)
  • A History of Chinese Science and Technology: Volume 2 (Hardback)
zoom

A History of Chinese Science and Technology: Volume 2 (Hardback)

(editor)
£99.99
Hardback 493 Pages / Published: 27/10/2014
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

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.

Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
ISBN: 9783662441657
Number of pages: 493
Weight: 8867 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 29 mm
Edition: 2015 ed.

You may also be interested in...

The Ideals of Inquiry
Added to basket
Introducing Philosophy of Science
Added to basket
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
Added to basket
Farewell to Reality
Added to basket
£13.99
Paperback
The Poetics of Space
Added to basket
Chaos
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Conjectures and Refutations
Added to basket
The Science Delusion
Added to basket
Darwin's Dangerous Idea
Added to basket
Physics and Philosophy
Added to basket
A Survey of Metaphysics
Added to basket
Philosophy of Science
Added to basket
What is This Thing Called Science?
Added to basket
The Logic of Scientific Discovery
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.