Explosion and Society

Chinese History in the Smoke of Gunpowder [JP]

Lecture Description

UTokyo Open Lecture series aims to directly communicate outcomes of our academic research to a larger audience.The theme of the 125th lecture is explosion.

One of the four biggest inventions in China is black powder.The lecture takes a close look at guns and bazookas that use black powder and considers the meaning of military technologies in Chinese history.

 

NOTE:
- This lecture was conducted only in Japanese.

Date:
2017-6-17
Target:
Visitors
Field:
History / Ethnology

Speaker

Seiichiro Yoshizawa

The University of Tokyo
Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology / Associate Professor

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