Lectures in Japanese About Significant Events in the History of Chemistry: With Three DVD's of NHK Television Programs
By: The University of Wisconsin Press (author)Paperback
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For advanced students of Japanese, these lively lectures aid aural comprehension of scientific terminology, promote an understanding of chemistry as a human intellectual activity, and place some chemical discoveries in the context of world history. This book and its three DVDs include video lectures in Japanese by Tokyo University professor emeritus Yoshito Takeuchi and a text that comprises precise transcriptions of those lectures, accompanied by vocabulary aids. Takeuchi s engaging "kemi-sutorii," chemical stories, originated with a request from the Japanese television network NHK to enliven its weekly broadcast of high school chemistry lectures."
Yoshito Takeuchi is professor emeritus of chemistry at Tokyo University. He has authored more than two hundred papers in chemical journals, both in Japan and internationally. Edward E. Daub is professor emeritus of engineering at the University of Wisconsin Madison. He is author of "Kanji for Comprehending Technical Japanese," coauthor of "Basic Technical Japanese" and "Comprehending Technical Japanese," and coeditor of "Reflections on Science by NAKAYA Ukichiro: An Advanced Japanese Reader.""
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