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A Cultural History Of Modern Science In China

Pub Date : 2009-06-30 | Author : Benjamin A. Elman | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 0674036484
ISBN 13 : 9780674036482

In A Cultural History of Modern Science in China, Elman has retold the story of the Jesuit impact on late imperial China, circa 1600-1800, and the Protestant era in early modern Ch..

Science In China 1600 1900

Pub Date : 2015-05-07 | Author : Yi Kai Ho | Publisher : World Scientific

ISBN 10 : 9789814651127
ISBN 13 : 9814651125

Distinguished historian Benjamin A Elman's collective volume on the history of science in imperial China, brings together over 30 years of historical literature on the subject. Wit..

On Their Own Terms

Pub Date : 2009-06-30 | Author : Benjamin A. ELMAN | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674036475
ISBN 13 : 0674036476

Since the middle of the nineteenth century, imperial reformers, early Republicans, Guomindang party cadres, and Chinese Communists have all prioritized science and technology. In t..

Early China

Pub Date : 2013-12-30 | Author : Li Feng | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780521895521
ISBN 13 : 0521895529

A critical new interpretation of the early history of Chinese civilization based on the most recent scholarship and archaeological discoveries...

Time Science And Society In China And The West

Pub Date : 1986 | Author : International Society for the Study of Time | Publisher : Univ of Massachusetts Press

ISBN 10 : 0870234951
ISBN 13 : 9780870234958

For the first fifteen centuries of Western civilization, the Chinese were far ahead of Europe in applying their knowledge of nature to useful purposes. Why, then, did modern mathem..