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Stepping Forth into the World: The Chinese Educational Mission to the United States, 1872-81

Edward J. M. Rhoads

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028863
eISBN:
9789882207424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028863.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Chinese Educational Mission was one of the earliest efforts at educational modernization in China. As part of the Self-Strengthening Movement, the Qing government sent 120 students to New England ... More


The Customs Service During the Self-Strengthening Movement, 1870–1895

Hans van de Ven

in Breaking with the Past: The Maritime Customs Service and the Global Origins of Modernity in China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231137386
eISBN:
9780231510523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231137386.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Self-Strengthening Movement began in the 1860s as a Qing effort to acquire the military means to resist European empires. This chapter considers aspects of the role of the Customs Service that ... More


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


Conclusion

Edward J. M. Rhoads

in Stepping Forth into the World: The Chinese Educational Mission to the United States, 1872-81

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028863
eISBN:
9789882207424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028863.003.0013
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Chinese Educational Mission (CEM) to the United States in the 1870s was a transnational undertaking and was the first and the most ambitious of the four study abroad programs that the Qing ... More


Introduction

Edward J. M. Rhoads

in Stepping Forth into the World: The Chinese Educational Mission to the United States, 1872-81

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028863
eISBN:
9789882207424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028863.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the history of the Chinese Educational Mission (CEM) in the United States (1872–1881). It states that the CEM was a project of the late Qing government, in which 120 boys were ... More


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