ISBN-10:
0674030427
ISBN-13:
9780674030428
Pub. Date:
04/20/2009
Publisher:
Harvard
A Cultural History of Modern Science in China

A Cultural History of Modern Science in China

by Benjamin A. Elman, B. A. Elman
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ISBN-13: 9780674030428
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 04/20/2009
Series: New Histories of Science, Technology, and Medicine Series , #15
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.10(h) x 3.20(d)

About the Author

Benjamin A. Elman is Gordon Wu ’58 Professor of Chinese Studies at Princeton University.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Conventions

Chinese Dynasties

Introduction

1. The Jesuit Legacy

2. Recovering the Chinese Classics

3. The Rise of Imperial Chinese Manufacturing and Trade

4. Science and the Protestant Mission

5. From Textbooks to Darwin: Modern Science Arrives

6. Government Arsenals Spur New Technologies

7. The Displacement of Traditional Chinese Science and Medicine

Appendixes:

1. Tang Mathematical Classics

2. "Science Outline Series," 1882–1898

3. Table of Contents for the 1886 Primers for Science Studies

4. Twenty-three Fields of the Sciences in the 1886 Primers for Science Studies

5. Some Officially Selected Chinese Prize Essay Topics from the Shanghai Polytechnic

6. Some Translations of Chemistry, 1855–1873

7. Partial Chronological List of Arsenals, etc., in China, 1861–1892

Notes

Acknowledgments

Index

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