Ken Hsü claims that this book ‘is not a book for reading, it is an encyclopedia of information’. Most people will draw the same conclusion from the title alone. However, much of this very personalized volume makes surprisingly interesting reading, because in addition to providing the first comprehensive English synthesis of the geology of China, the book is also a platform for Hsü to promote his own tectonic philosophies and to recollect on his own unique career straddling eastern and western scientific cultures. Despite having a co-author, Hsü calls the book his swansong and it is very much his voice...

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