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Reflections on Science by NAKAYA Ukichiro
An Advanced Japanese Reader
Edward E. Daub and Shiro Asano
Readings, Vocabulary Notes, Translations, and an Original Glossary

Technical Japanese Series
James L. David, Series Editor

For English speakers learning to read science writings in Japanese

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.

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 Institute of Technology

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June 2003
LC: 2002073262 PL
124 pp.   8 1/2 x 11  
6 b&w line drawings, 1 photo

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ISBN 978-0-299-18104-8
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