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

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

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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 extraordinary story of Joseph Needham, the brilliant Cambridge scientist who unlocked the most closely held secrets of China--long the world's most technologically advanced country. This married Englishman, a freethinking intellectual, while working at Cambridge University in 1937, fell in love with a visiting Chinese student, with whom he began a lifelong affair. He became fascinated with China, and embarked on a series of extraordinary expeditions to the farthest frontiers of this ancient empire. He searched everywhere for evidence to bolster his conviction that the Chinese were responsible for hundreds of mankind's most familiar innovations--including printing, the compass, explosives, suspension bridges, even toilet paper--often centuries before the rest of the world. His dangerous journeys took him across war-torn China to far-flung outposts, consolidating his deep admiration for the Chinese people. After the war, Needham began writing what became a seventeen-volume encyclopedia, Science and Civilisation in China.--From publisher description
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Winchester, Simon
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  • 509.2
  • B
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Q143.N44
LC item number
W56 2008
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Read by Simon Winchester
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  • Needham, Joseph
  • Needham, Joseph
  • Scientists
  • Science
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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, (electronic resource)
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http://overdrive-audio-books.sno-isle.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=3F45FCD9-B70E-4C06-80FB-FA5A2360A648
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online
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9780061688102
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(electronic audio bk.)
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digital
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Electronic reproduction.
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sound
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3F45FCD9-B70E-4C06-80FB-FA5A2360A648
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  • (TLC)erc0000155852
  • 633568
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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, (electronic resource)
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http://overdrive-audio-books.sno-isle.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=3F45FCD9-B70E-4C06-80FB-FA5A2360A648
Publication
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Electronic audio file
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
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stereophonic
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  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780061688102
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • remote
  • other
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unknown
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3F45FCD9-B70E-4C06-80FB-FA5A2360A648
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  • (TLC)erc0000155852
  • 633568
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not applicable
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