By Teresa Brawner Bevis

ISBN-10: 0415839300

ISBN-13: 9780415839303

Weakened via Opium Wars and a succession of inner rebellions within the mid-1800s, China’s imperial leaders made a historical decision—to holiday a convention of isolation and search schooling open air the homeland’s borders. In time, an acquisition of technological know-how and know-how from the rapidly-industrializing West could allow China to modernize its still-feudal economic system and outmoded army, therefore restoring balance and developing security from destiny international encroachment. at the present time greater than 200,000 chinese language are enrolled in faculties and universities around the usa, whereas the variety of americans making a choice on to review in China is emerging.

As we procedure mid-century China is assuming a lofty place of worldwide management. This publication doesn't try and debate or make certain the level to which larger schooling alternate with the us has impacted China’s upward push . in its place it specializes in the tale itself—of Sino-American schooling exchange from its roots in antiquity to the current time—highlighting the folk, courses, trials and triumphs that experience wrought its notable background. it's going to provide the 1st sequential, traditionally grounded book-length assessment of Sino-American schooling trade that takes the tale from its origins to the current day.

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