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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.