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

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Simon and Schuster, 1986 - China - 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  - Matt - Goodreads

Not the most elegant prose, but an eye-opening book nevertheless. Temple and Needham illustrate the enormous debt the modern world owes the ancient Chines. Read full review

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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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About the author (1986)

Robert Temple is a fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies, the Egyptian Exploration Society, the Royal Historical Society, the Institute of Classical Studies, and the Institute of Historical Research. He is the author of nine books, including "Conversations with Eternity" and "The Genius of China," Most recently he and his wife, Olivia, published "The Complete Fables of Aesop" to international acclaim. He lives in London.

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