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The Man Who Loved China CD

Simon Winchester

The Man Who Loved China CD

Joseph Needham and the Making of a Masterpiece

by Simon Winchester

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by HarperAudio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asia - China,
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTbd (Reader)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9953052M
    ISBN 100061556270
    ISBN 109780061556272

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Simon Winchester is the acclaimed author of many books, including The Professor and the Madman, The Man Who Loved China, A Crack in the Edge of the World, and Krakatoa—all of which were New York Times bestsellers and appeared on numerous best and notable lists. In Winchester was made an officer of the Order of the British Empire by her Majesty the Queen.3/5.

The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom (Audible Audio) Published May 6th by HarperAudio Audible Audio, 9 pagesCited by:   The Guardian - Back to home.

Book and Compass, but it is Sinophilia that animates every page. However, the American title - The Man Who Loved China. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Man Who Loved China CD: The Fantastic The Man Who Loved China CD book of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom" The Fantastic Story of Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom" at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

The Man Who Loved China. In sumptuous and illuminating detail, Simon Winchester, the bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman (”Elegant and scrupulous”—New York Times Book Review) and Krakatoa (”A mesmerizing page-turner”—Time) brings to life the extraordinary story of Joseph Needham, the brilliant Cambridge scientist who unlocked the most closely held secrets of China.

US title: The Man Who Loved China UK title: Bomb, Book and Compass US sub-title: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom UK sub-title: Joseph Needham and the Great Secrets of China With numerous illustrations With appendices on 'Chinese Inventions and Discoveries with Dates of First Mention' and 'States, Kingdoms, and Dynasties of China'.

By the time he died, he had produced, essentially single-handedly, seventeen immense volumes, marking him as the greatest one-man encyclopedist ever.

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Like the long subtitle, the book is frothy with more attention to the sensational than the substance. The chapter Fall from grace / persona non grata is downright confusing%(66). Author Bio: Simon Winchester. Simon Winchester is the acclaimed author of many books, including The Professor and the Madman, The Man Who Loved China, A Crack in the Edge of the World, and Krakatoa—all of which were New York Times bestsellers and appeared on numerous best and notable lists.

In Winchester was made an officer of the Order of the British Empire by her Majesty the. The battered old Douglas C Skytrain of the China National Aviation Corporation, its chocolate brown fuselage battle-scarred with bullet holes and dents, shuddered its way down through the rain clouds, the pilot following the slow bends of the Yangzi River until he had the sandspit landing field in sight in front of him and the cliffs of China's capital city to his left.

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The man who loved China: [the fantastic story of the eccentric scientist who unlocked the mysteries of the Middle Kingdom]. [Simon Winchester; Karen DiMattia; Harper Audio (Firm)] -- Biography of Joseph Needham, a Cambridge scientist who turned his eccentric genius on the study of China.

He produced seventeen immense volumes on China, marking him as the greatest one.Get this from a library! The man who loved China: Joseph Needham and the making of a masterpiece. [Simon Winchester] -- Simon Winchester profiles the life and work of Joseph Needham, a man who, in the midth century, dedicated his life to studying the history of Chinese science.

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