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    DescriptionIn 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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    Title
    The Man Who Loved China
    Subtitle
    The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Simon Winchester
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 316
    Width: 136 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 263 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780060884611
    ISBN 10: 0060884614
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21600
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BGH
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FPC
    BIC subject category V2: PDX
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.6
    DC21: 509.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HBJF
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    BIC subject category V2: TBX
    Abridged Dewey: 920
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/20CNTY
    LC classification: D
    BISAC V2.8: HIS008000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/CHINES
    BIC subject category V2: BGT
    BISAC V2.8: SCI034000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 68
    B&T Approval Code: A15406030
    BISAC V2.8: BIO015000
    B&T Approval Code: A50500000
    BISAC V2.8: BIO006000
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, maps
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Publication date
    16 May 2009