Reflections On Science By Nakaya Ukichiro: An Advanced Japanese Reader

Paperback | June 10, 2003

EditorEdward E. Daub, Shiro Asano

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Offers selections from the popular writings of internationally famous Japanese snow and ice scientist NAKAYA Ukichiro. Included here are excerpts from his classic The Methods of Science (Kagaku no Hoohoo) and other literary essays discussing science in relation to cultural and social topics. At the time of his death in 1962, the American Meteorological Society Bulletin heralded him as "the world’s outstanding scientific investigator of snow crystals." English translations accompany some Japanese texts, vocabulary notes accompany all texts, and a glossary concludes the book.

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Offers selections from the popular writings of internationally famous Japanese snow and ice scientist NAKAYA Ukichiro. Included here are excerpts from his classic The Methods of Science (Kagaku no Hoohoo) and other literary essays discussing science in relation to cultural and social topics. At the time of his death in 1962, the Americ...

Edward E. Daub is professor emeritus of engineering at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and coauthor of Basic Technical Japanese, Kanji for Understanding Technical Japanese, and Comprehending Technical Japanese. Shiro Asano is retired from a career in the chemical industry and is former adjunct lecturer in Japanese language at Tokyo...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:124 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.5 inPublished:June 10, 2003Publisher:University Of Wisconsin PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0299181049

ISBN - 13:9780299181048

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