The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom (Paperback)

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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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060884611
ISBN-10: 0060884614
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: April 28th, 2009
Pages: 316
Language: English
Series: P.S.

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