• A History of Chinese Science and Technology
  • Update Time: 2015-01-08

Editor 

Yongxiang Lu 

Publisher 

 SHANGHAI JIAO TONG UNIVERSITY PRESS; Springer 

Year 

2015 edition (October 20, 2014) 

Language 

English 

ISBN-10 

3662441624 

ISBN-13 

978-3662441626 

Pages 

3 volumes 

Summary

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, 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. 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.