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A heritage of chinese language technology and Technology (Voulumes 1, 2 & three) offers forty four person lectures, starting with Ancient chinese language technology and know-how within the strategy of HumanCivilizations and AnOverview of old chinese language technological know-how and Technology, and carrying on with with in-depth discussions of a number of matters within the heritage of technological know-how and the Needham Puzzle, interspersed with themes on Astronomy, mathematics, Agriculture, and medication, The 4 nice innovations, and diverse technological parts heavily with regards to garments, nutrition, take care of, and transportation. This e-book is the main authoritative paintings at the background of chinese language technological know-how and know-how. it's the Winner of the China publication Award, the Shanghai booklet Award (1st prize), and the China Classics overseas (State management of Press, booklet, Radio, movie and tv of The People’s Republic of China) and gives a vital source for tutorial researchers and non-experts alike.

It originated with a sequence of forty four lectures provided to most sensible chinese language leaders, which got very confident suggestions. Written by way of best chinese language students of their respective fields from the Institute for the heritage of Nature Sciences, chinese language educational Sciences and lots of different revered chinese language companies, the booklet is meant for scientists, researchers and postgraduate scholars operating within the historical past of technology, philosophy of technology and know-how, and similar disciplines.

Yongxiang Lu is a professor, former president and member of the chinese language Academy of Sciences.

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The wood structure and dougong used in its hip roof are typical official practice of the Yuan Dynasty, indicating a close relationship with the imperial government of the dynasty. (2) Ming Dynasty (AD 1368–AD 1644) The Ming Dynasty is the only unified national regime established by the Han Nationality after the Tang Dynasty. In its early years, the Dynasty made a lot of effort in formulating regulations and consolidating unification, including making regulations on architecture. It formulated rules on the layout, number of rooms, roof form, and color for princes’ mansions, government offices at all levels, residences for the officials, and the people.

Early buildings of the Liao Dynasty, for example, the Bodhisattva Pavilion built in Jixian in AD 984, virtually had no significant difference from the Tang-Dynasty architecture. The most famous architecture of the Liao Dynasty is the Sakyamuni Pagoda in Fogong Temple in Yingxian. Built in 1056, the pagoda is an octagonal five-story wooden tower, 67 m high. It is the highest existing wooden building. In design, two expanded modulus were used for control. One is the height of the lower eave column—the full height from the ground to the horizontal ridge for gable and hip roof equal 12 times of the eave column.

The axis went through 24 X. Fu the imperial city, the main entrance to the palace, the main hall, leaving the imperial city through the north wall and ending at the Bell and Drum Tower. The city’s largest and highest buildings were built along this line, forming the spine of the city. The government office was situated before the imperial city, and the Imperial Ancestral Temple and Altar to the God of Land and Grain were before the palace, one on the left and the other on the right. The rest space was for residential area, temples, and warehouses.

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