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[China has at least 4,000 years of documented history. However, according to the ruins discovered, ancient architectural activities can be traced back to at least 7,000 years ago. Despite the difference in the architectures of different regions due to geographical, climatic, and national...
[In ancient China, people extracted copper, gold, tin, lead, iron, silver, mercury, and zinc from their ores for daily use. Perhaps they obtained stibium in the same way. Stibium in China mainly originated in Xinhua, Hunan Province, where it was known to have been extracted during Ming Dynasty....
[Ancient Chinese mechanical technologies have undergone a process of long-term development and transmission and reached a quite high level in designing and manufacturing civil and military devices and formed a distinctively technological tradition.]
[The most basic resources for development of the human society are water and soil. Water and soil are the fundamental factors of the society and the nature. Therefore, the ancient people considered that, with water and soil resources, “heaven and earth formed, various living things emerged,...
[Roads and bridges are the basic guarantee for a country’s social and economic development, and a manifestation of technological progress. In the long-term activities of transforming nature, ancient ancestors of the Chinese gave full play to their talents, overcame all difficulties, carved out...
[Wars and military affairs, ultimately, feature three core factors: human beings, technologies and organizations. Human beings are the subject of wars, manifested as various social groups. Technologies are the means of wars, finding expression in various weapons, military supplies and a variety...
[After some investigation into various aspects of science and technology in ancient China, people will naturally produce what is often called the “Needham Question”: why didn’t such a brilliant ancient civilization give birth to modern science and technology? To this end, we are ready to...
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