Book Reviews of The Riddle of the Compass: The Invention That Changed the World

The Riddle of the Compass: The Invention That Changed the World
The Riddle of the Compass The Invention That Changed the World
Author: Amir D. Aczel
ISBN-13: 9780151005062
ISBN-10: 0151005060
Publication Date: 8/16/2001
Pages: 200
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Publisher: Harcourt
Book Type: Hardcover
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Readable introduction. But his ideology leads him to make silly claims like that the Jesuits controlled Ming China, and were thus able to do a masssive bookburning on a scale that the First Emperor couldn't manage.