Based on the immense, authoritative scholarship of the late Dr Joseph Needham, the world's foremost scholar of Chinese science, and authorised by him ...Show synopsisBased on the immense, authoritative scholarship of the late Dr Joseph Needham, the world's foremost scholar of Chinese science, and authorised by him, The Genius of China is a captivating introduction to the astounding and unparalleled achievements of ancient China. Undisputed masters of invention and discovery for 3,000 years, the Chinese were the first to discover the solar wind and the circulation of the blood and even isolate sex hormones. From the suspension bridge and the seismograph to deep drilling for natural gas, the iron plough and the parachute, Robert Temple captures the spirit and excitement of centuries of ingenuity in this highly accessible, lavishly illustrated volume.Hide synopsis
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This book shows in considerable detail just how much the world owes to China for its basic technology - from wheelbarrows to stirrups. This is a well organized and illustrated book. It will have a place in the library of anyone interested in the history and culture of China.
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