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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Short Description for The Man Who Loved China In sumptuous and illuminating detail, the bestselling author of "The Professor and the Madman" and "Krakatoa" brings to life the extraordinary story of Joseph Needham, the brilliant Cambridge scientist who unlocked the most closely held secrets of China.
- Published: 16 May 2009
- Format: Paperback 316 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780060884611 ISBN 10: 0060884614
- Sales rank: 23,714
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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.