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The Resource The man who loved China : Joseph Needham and the making of a masterpiece, Simon Winchester

The man who loved China : Joseph Needham and the making of a masterpiece, Simon Winchester

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The man who loved China : Joseph Needham and the making of a masterpiece
Title
The man who loved China
Title remainder
Joseph Needham and the making of a masterpiece
Statement of responsibility
Simon Winchester
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The "New York Times"-bestselling author of "The Professor and the Madman" and "Krakatoa" returns with the remarkable story of the growth of a great nation, and the eccentric and adventurous scientist who defined its essence for the world
Summary
A portrait of the mid-twentieth-century scientist and adventurer traces his British government mission to China, his love affair with visiting student Lu Gwei-Djen, and his pivotal influence on the Western world's understanding of China's culture and history
Pace
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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229492
Cataloging source
DLC
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Winchester, Simon
Dewey number
  • 509.2
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
Q143.N44
LC item number
W56 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Needham, Joseph
  • Scientists
  • Needham, Joseph
  • Science
Target audience
adult
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the fantastic story of the eccentric scientist who unlocked the mysteries of the Middle Kingdom
Label
The man who loved China : Joseph Needham and the making of a masterpiece, Simon Winchester
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
ocn173748716
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780060884598
Lccn
2007040516
System control number
(OCoLC)173748716
Label
The man who loved China : Joseph Needham and the making of a masterpiece, Simon Winchester
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
ocn173748716
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780060884598
Lccn
2007040516
System control number
(OCoLC)173748716

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