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Reminiscence of a roving scholar : science, humanities, and Joseph Needham

Author: Peng Yoke Ho
Publisher: New Jersey : World Scientific Pub. Co., 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book presents the unusual career of a scientist of Chinese Malaysian origin, Ho Peng Yoke, who became a humanist and rendered his services to both Eastern and Western intellectual worlds. It describes how Ho adapted to working under changing social and academic environments in Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Hong Kong and England. His activities also covered East Asia, Europe and North America."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ho, Peng Yoke, 1926-
Reminiscence of a roving scholar.
New Jersey : World Scientific Pub. Co., 2005
(OCoLC)872652704
Named Person: Joseph Needham; Joseph Needham; Peng Yoke Ho; Joseph Needham
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peng Yoke Ho
ISBN: 9812565884 9789812565884 9812563938 9789812563934
OCLC Number: 61724486
Description: xii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Early years and parentage --
Career as a physicist --
Professor of Chinese at Kuala Lumpur --
A New Australian University --
The University of Hong Kong --
Return to Griffith University --
The Needham Research Institute.
Responsibility: by Ho Peng Yoke.

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