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A cultural history of modern science in China [electronic resource] / Benjamin A. Elman.

By: Elman, Benjamin A, 1946-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: New histories of science, technology, and medicine: Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2006Description: 1 online resource (xii, 308 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780674036482 (electronic bk.); 0674036484 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Science -- China -- History | Technology -- China -- History | SCIENCE -- History | Natuurwetenschappen | Techniek | ChinaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cultural history of modern science in China.DDC classification: 509.51/0903 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The Jesuit legacy -- Recovering the Chinese classics -- The rise of Imperial Chinese manufacturing and trade -- Science and the Protestant mission -- From textbooks to Darwin: modern science arrives -- Government arsenals spur new technologies -- The displacement of traditional Chinese science and medicine -- Appendixes.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-283) and index.

The Jesuit legacy -- Recovering the Chinese classics -- The rise of Imperial Chinese manufacturing and trade -- Science and the Protestant mission -- From textbooks to Darwin: modern science arrives -- Government arsenals spur new technologies -- The displacement of traditional Chinese science and medicine -- Appendixes.

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