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The Man Who Loved China : The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom
by Simon Winchester


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In sumptuous and illuminating detail, Simon Winchester, bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman , brings to life the extraordinary story of Joseph Needham--the brilliant Cambridge scientist, freethinking intellectual, and practicing nudist who unlocked the most closely held secrets of China, once the world's most technologically advanced country.  Read more...


 
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Overview

In sumptuous and illuminating detail, Simon Winchester, bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman, brings to life the extraordinary story of Joseph Needham--the brilliant Cambridge scientist, freethinking intellectual, and practicing nudist who unlocked the most closely held secrets of China, once the world's most technologically advanced country.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780060884611
  • ISBN-10: 0060884614
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: May 2009
  • Page Count: 316
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.34 x 0.85 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.58 pounds

Series: P.S.

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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Scientists - General
Books > History > Asia - China
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