New Perspectives on Yenching University, 1916-1952: A Liberal Education for a New China

New Perspectives on Yenching University, 1916-1952: A Liberal Education for a New China

by Arthur Lewis Rosenbaum (Editor)



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004285231
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/20/2015
Pages: 424
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Arthur Lewis Rosenbaum, Ph.D. (1971), Yale University, is Associate Professor of East Asian History at Claremont McKenna College. His publications include edited volumes and articles on modern China, including State and Society in China: the Consequences of Reform (1992).

Table of Contents

Editor's Preface ix

Preface Charles W. Hayford xv

Acknowledgments xix

Contributors xxi

1 Introduction: Revisiting Yenching's Experience of Biculturalism Arthur Lewis Rosenbaum 1

New Historical Perspectives

2 Yenching University and Sino-American Interactions, 1919-1952 Arthur Lewis Rosenbaum 23

3 To Educate China in the Humanities and Produce China Knowledge in the United States: The Founding of the Harvard-Yenching Institute, 1924-1928 Shuhua Fan 73

4 Yenching University and the Japanese Occupation, 1937-1941 Sophia Lee 107

5 The End of an American Enterprise in China: The Harvard-Yenching Institute, 1949-1951 Shuhua Fan 151

6 Reframing the Yenching Story Philip West 185

Yenching University and the Fate of Liberal Chinese Christianity

7 Chancellor Wu Leichuan: A Confucian-Christian Educator Chu Sin-Jan 215

8 Were Christian Members of the Yenching Faculty Unique?: An Examination of the Life Fellowship Movement, 1919-1931 Peter Chen-main Wang 237

9 Christianity, Academics, and National Salvation in China: Yenching University, 1924-194 Arthur Lewis Rosenbaum 265

Students, Faculty, and Alumni: Were They Different?

10 The Beida Tsinghua Connection: Yenching in the World of Beijing's Elite Universities John Israel 295

11 Cultural Mixture: Yenching Students and Missionary Christianity Shi Jinghuan 313

12 Intellectual Group under the Influence of Two Cultures: A Historical Analysis of Yenching Graduates in China Liu Haiyan 325

13 Beyond Gentility: The Mission of Women Educators at Yenching Carolyn Wakeman 349

Theoretical Approaches

14 How to Understand "Bicultural Education" and "Transnational Interactions in Education" Nita Kumar 379

Section following 399

Index 409

Illustration Section following 412

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