Description or summary of the book: 'The Chinese are inordinately proud of having invented, among a whole host of other things, the compass (without which the world would have got lost), paper (without which books would not exist), the printing press (ditto), porcelain (no pretty matching chinaware), silk (no decadence), pasta (what would the Italians eat?), the wheelbarrow (how would civilisation have fared without it?) and the bristle toothbrush.'A guide to understanding the Chinese which dispels or confirms preconceived prejudices with humor and insight.'
Estimated reading time (average reader): 5H35M59S
Other categories, genre or collection: Sociology: Customs & Traditions, Society & Culture: General, Funny Books & Stories, Guidebooks, Cultural Studies
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