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

by Robert Temple

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An introduction to the achievements of ancient China.
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As the US confronts a competion of fairly recent years with China this book that explains how many inventions come in fact from earlier Chinese history is an important part of the picture. No, we were not first, and it makes a difference. ( )
  carterchristian1 | Apr 30, 2010 |
One of the most important books I have ever read. This book should be mandatory reading for anyone interested in history, science, medicine, astronomy, architecture, and engineering. Amazsing, eye-opening, wonderful read. It will change everything you thought you knew.
  kurvanas | Aug 18, 2008 |
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