3000 years of science, discovery and invention.
A captivating look at the unparalleled achievements of ancient China later adopted by the West. From the suspension bridge to the decimal system, China’s contributions in engineering, medicine, maths, science, warfare, transportation and music helped inspire the West’s agricultural and industrial revolutions. Based on the immense scholarship of the late Dr Joseph Needham – the world’s foremost sinologist – Robert Temple now captures the spirit and excitement of centuries of ingenuity in this highly accessible, lavishly illustrated volume.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 11 / 2012
- 194 x 260mm