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Science and Technology in Korea

Traditional Instruments and Techniques
  • 406 Pages
  • 2.41 MB
  • English
The MIT Press
History of science, Science, Science/Mathematics, Korea, Science / History, Hi
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10238256M
ISBN 100262600528
ISBN 139780262600521

This is the proposition that Dr. Sang-woon Jeon sets forth in the first comprehensive and systematic survey of Korean science to appear in any Western language.

Jeon points up Korea's unique contributions to the history of science and technology as well as the country's role as a bridge between Japanese and Chinese science and civilization. He concludes with a comparison of science and technology in Korea and Japan, and with a discussion of important scientists active in the Choson Period.

The book is filled with new information and arguments, and frequently with deep insights. Science and technology in South Korea has advanced throughout the decades. The advancement of science and technology has become an integral part of economic planning in South Korea. Fast-growing industries have created a massive demand for new and more advanced technologies.

Additionally, Korean scientists propose that the advancement of science and technology in partnership with North. Prehistory. At the end of the Palaeolithic, people of the Korean Peninsula adopted microlithic stone tool technology, a highly efficient and useful way of making and maintaining a flexible prehistoric toolkit.

The Palaeolithic also marks the beginning of a long period of plant and human interaction in which people undoubtedly adopted a number of wild plants for medicinal use. The History of Science and Technology in Korea Man began to inhabit Korea in the Paleolithic Age(ca. thousand B.P). In the Neolithic Age, which lasted from around B.C to about B.people subsisted mainly by plant gathering, hunting and fishing.

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Designing effective industrial and science, technology and innovation (STI) policies is still an ongoing quest for both developed and developing countries.

This book examines industrial as well as STI policies in East Asian countries South Korea and Japan comparatively. Japan is one of the largest industrial economies in the world. Originally this book was published in Korea under the title "Were There Sciences in Korean History?" in Korean.

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The author selected two dozen topics from the history of science in Korea, to present a "survey" of Korean science to the general public. Now this is translated into English for international readers, with slight modifications to the original Korean version.

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No promo code needed, prices reflect discount. SUBJECT HEADINGS used by the Library of Congress, under which books on science and technology in South Korea can be located in most card, book and online catalogs, include the following: Highly Relevant. SCIENCE--KOREA--HISTORY SCIENCE AND STATE--KOREA (SOUTH) TECHNOLOGY--KOREA (SOUTH) TECHNOLOGY AND STATE--KOREA (SOUTH) Relevant.