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Empires of Coal: Fueling China's Entry into the Modern World Order, 1860-1920

Shellen Xiao Wu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804792844
eISBN:
9780804794732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792844.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is about how Chinese views of natural resource management underwent a major change as a result of the late Qing engagement with imperialism and science and argues that modern Chinese views ... More


Engineers as the Agents of Science and Empire, 1886–1914

Shellen Xiao Wu

in Empires of Coal: Fueling China's Entry into the Modern World Order, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804792844
eISBN:
9780804794732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792844.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter Four examines the large-scale modern enterprises opened in the interior by the Chinese themselves, including influential government figures such as Li Hongzhang and Zhang Zhidong. This ... More


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