China Voyager: Gist Gee's Life in Science, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

China Voyager

Gist Gee's Life in Science, 1st Edition

By Willliam J. Haas

Routledge

320 pages

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Description

A biography of an important but little-known American scientist that evokes the issues of religious and secular beliefs and the evolution of Chinese scientific and educational institutions during the early 1900s.

Table of Contents

1 A Problem and Its Solution, 1921 Part I 2 South Carolina Origins, 1876-1901 3 Western Education in China: Reformers and Missionaries, 1860-1901 4 Teaching Science in Suzhou: Dongwu University, 1901-1920 Part II 5 Mid-Life Changes, 1920-1923 6 Rockefeller Adviser in Beijing, 1922-1927 7 Bicultural Science in Beijing: Organizer and Researcher, 1924-1929 8 End of a Program, 1927-1932 9 New York, 1932-1935 Part III 10 Closing the Circle, 1935-1937

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS008000
HISTORY / Asia / China
HIS037030
HISTORY / Modern / General
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General