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Author: Erik Baark
Publisher: Westport, Conn. ; London : Greenwood Press, 1997.
Series: Contributions in Asian studies, 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ
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This study focuses on the dilemmas faced by Chinese modernizers of the yangwu movement. It examines the tensions between the Chinese and the foreign companies seeking to extend telegraph technology  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Baark
ISBN: 0313300119 9780313300110
OCLC Number: 312894403
Description: XII, 216 Seiten.
Contents: Preface The Dilemmas of China's Technological Modernization China's Nineteenth-Century Modernizers: Policies and Personalities The Telegraph: Challenges of Communication "Inconvenient Technology"--Telegraphs Arrive at China's Shores, 1860-1870 The Telegraph Lines in Fujian, 1874-1877 The Genesis of the Chinese Telegraph Network, 1881-1889 Chinese Modernizers: Lessons from the Nineteenth Century Bibliography Index
Series Title: Contributions in Asian studies, 6.
Responsibility: Erik Baark.

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"His objective is to illuminate the process of technology transfer and acceptance from the perspective of both Chinese and Western contemporaries. He succeeds well in this task, which requires Read more...

 
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