A historical past of chinese language technological know-how and know-how (Volumes 1, 2 & three) offers forty four person lectures, starting with historical chinese language technology and expertise within the means of Human Civilizations and an outline of chinese language technology and know-how, and carrying on with with in-depth discussions of numerous matters within the historical past of technological know-how and the Needham Puzzle, interspersed with subject matters on Astronomy, mathematics, Agriculture and drugs, The 4 nice innovations, and numerous technological components heavily relating to garments, meals, take care of and transportation.
This booklet is the main authoritative paintings at the historical past of chinese language technological know-how and expertise. it's the Winner of the China ebook Award, the Shanghai e-book Award (1st prize), and the Classical China overseas Publishing undertaking (GAPP, normal management of Press and e-book of China) and provides a vital source for tutorial researchers and non-experts alike.
It originated with a chain of forty four lectures provided to best chinese language leaders, which got very confident suggestions. Written by means of most sensible chinese language students of their respective fields from the Institute for the heritage of normal Sciences, chinese language Academy of Sciences and lots of different revered chinese language corporations, the e-book is meant for scientists, researchers and postgraduate scholars operating within the heritage of technology, philosophy of technological know-how and expertise, and comparable disciplines. Yongxiang Lu is a professor, former president and member of the chinese language Academy of Sciences (CAS) and chinese language Academy of Engineering (CAE), and vp of the nationwide Congress of China.
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The declaration pointed out that after the surrender of Japanese imperialism, "the important task confronting the whole nation is to consolidate unity in the country, safeguard domestic peace, bring about democracy and 2 ON P E A C E N E G O T I A T I O N S WITH K U O M I N T A N G 51 improve the people's livelihood so as, on the basis of peace, democracy and unity, to achieve national unification and build a new China, independent, free, prosperous and powerful". The Democratic League was formed in 1941 under the name of the China Federation of Democratic Political Groups.
For example, a highly favourable situation has been created because the New Fourth Army has occupied many county towns lying between Nanking, Taihu Lake and the Tienmu Mountains and between the 47 48 MAO TSE-TUNG Yangtse and the Huai Rivers, because our forces in Shantung have occupied the whole of the Eastern Shantung Peninsula and because our forces in the Shansi-Suiyuan Border Region have occupied many cities and towns north and south of the Peiping-Suiyuan Railway. After another period of offensive operations, it will be possible for our Party to control most of the areas north of the lower Yangtse River and the Huai River, most of Shantung, Hopei, Shansi and Suiyuan Provinces, all of Jehol and Chahar Provinces and a part of Liaoning Province.
It contained directives concerning the principles to be followed in the struggles in the Liberated A r e a s of northern and eastern China and of central and southern China respectively. A n d it warned the whole Party that it must absolutely not relax its vigilance or its struggle against Chiang Kai-shek because negotiations were to take place. Comrade Mao Tse-tung and his colleagues arrived in Chungking on August 28 and held negotiations with the Kuomintang for forty-three days. Although the negotiations resulted only in the publication of the "Summary of Conversations Between the Representatives of the Kuomintang and the Communist Party of China" (also known as the "October 10th Agreement"), they were never^ theless successful in that politically they enabled the Chinese Communist Party to gain the initiative to a great extent and put the Kuomintang in a passive position.
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