The Genius of China: 3,000 Years of Science, Discovery, and Invention

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Simon & Schuster, 1986 - History - 254 pages
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An introduction to the achievements of ancient China.

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Review: The Genius of China: 3,000 Years of Science, Discovery, and Invention

User Review  - Jbondandrews - Goodreads

An absolutely marvelous book. The pictures were amazing. The combined work of Robert Temple and Joseph Needham was fantastic. It just goes to show how little regard Western cultures have for other cultures and like to conveniently forget how achievements were made. Read full review

Review: The Genius of China: 3,000 Years of Science, Discovery, and Invention

User Review  - Ken-ichi - Goodreads

Only read the first chapter, but there were no citations and no analysis of *why* China as so innovative. Also, Game of Thrones began dominating my reading life. So. Back to the library. Read full review

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