In Search of Western Learning: A History of Reading in Late Qing China (1833–1898), 1st Edition

  • KuangChe Pan
  • Published By: Institute of Modern History Academia Sinica
  • ISBN-10: 9814653462
  • ISBN-13: 9789814653466
  • DDC: 951
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 505 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released June 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Analyzes in detail the experience of Chinese scholarofficials duirng the late Qing reading and interpreting the Western learning. The book covers topics such as the Chinese scholars' curiosity about the outside world, the barrier of book geography, the pull of and challenge against traditional values, and the pursuit of fame and career.