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The Resource The man who loved China : the fantastic story of the eccentric scientist who unlocked the mysteries of the Middle Kingdom, Simon Winchester

The man who loved China : the fantastic story of the eccentric scientist who unlocked the mysteries of the Middle Kingdom, Simon Winchester

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The man who loved China : the fantastic story of the eccentric scientist who unlocked the mysteries of the Middle Kingdom
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The man who loved China
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the fantastic story of the eccentric scientist who unlocked the mysteries of the Middle Kingdom
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Simon Winchester
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eng
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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
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Title
The man who loved China
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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
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Biography type
individual biography
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229492
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DLC
Dewey number
  • 509.2
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
Q143.N44
LC item number
W56 2008
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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Simon Winchester
The man who loved China : the fantastic story of the eccentric scientist who unlocked the mysteries of the Middle Kingdom, Simon Winchester
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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
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-294) and index
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ocn173748716
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 316 p.
Isbn
9780060884598
Lccn
2007040516
Other physical details
ill., maps

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