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Author HudecÌ#x8C;ek, JirÌ#x8C;i

Title Reviving ancient Chinese mathematics : mathematics, history and politics in the work of Wu Wen-Tsun / Jiri Hudecek
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 210 pages) : illustrations
Series Needham Research Institute series
Needham Research Institute series.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. The making of a prominent Chinese mathematician -- 3. Mathematics and Chinese socialist construction -- 4. The transformative effect of the cultural revolution -- 5. Wu Wen-Tsun's construction of traditional Chinese mathematics -- 6. Independence and inspiration : Wu Wen-Tsun's work since 1977 -- 7. Saving the nation with mathematics and its history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Wu, Wen-tsun
Wu, Wen-tsün.
Mathematicians -- China -- Biography.
Mathematics, Chinese -- History -- 20th century
Mathematicians.
Mathematics, Chinese.
China.
Genre/Form Biographies.
History.
Form Electronic book
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