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Science  12 Jan 2007:
Vol. 315, Issue 5809, pp. 188-189
DOI: 10.1126/science.1135703

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A Cultural History of Modern Science in China. By Benjamin A. Elman. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2006. 324 pp. $35, £22.95, €32.30. ISBN 9780674023062.

The author presents the story of the emergence of modern science in China for a broad, nonspecialist audience.