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China's transition to modernity : the new classical vision of Dai Zhen
AuthorHu Minghui 胡明輝
Pub. LocationSeattlePublisherUniversity of Washington Press
Date2015Phys. Desc.xi, 285 pages ; illustrations ; 24 cm.
LocationDigital Archives, and Hallway CasesCall NumberB5234.T324 H83 2015
China's transition to modernity : the new classical vision of Dai Zhen / Minghui Hu.
Includes bibliographical references and index.

The man and his times -- How Jesuit science conquered the Kangxi court -- Searching for truth in the origins of civilizations -- How to build a coalition around science -- An outsider enters the mainstream -- How to dethrone Jesuit science -- Bringing it home to the palace of light -- Legibility of visionary scholars.

Local access dig.pdf. [Hu-China's Transition.pdf]
Also online via Gleeson Library.

Subject(s)Dai Zhen 戴震, 1724-1777
Philosophy, Chinese--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
China--Intellectual life--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
China--History--Qianlong 乾隆, 1736-1795
Scientists--China--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911--Biography
Mathematicians--China--17th-18th centuries
Jesuits--China--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911--Contributions in astronomy
Rec. TypeBook, and Digital Book (PDF)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #18744
ISBN9780295994765 ; 0295994762LCCN2014050175OCLC892701123