Read e-book online A History of Higher Education Exchange: China and America PDF

By Teresa Brawner Bevis

ISBN-10: 0415839300

ISBN-13: 9780415839303

Weakened through Opium Wars and a succession of inner rebellions within the mid-1800s, China’s imperial leaders made a old decision—to holiday a convention of isolation and search schooling outdoor the homeland’s borders. In time, an acquisition of technological know-how and expertise from the rapidly-industrializing West could allow China to modernize its still-feudal economic climate and outmoded army, therefore restoring balance and constructing safeguard from destiny overseas encroachment. this day greater than 200,000 chinese language are enrolled in faculties and universities around the usa, whereas the variety of americans picking out to review in China is emerging.



As we strategy mid-century China is assuming a lofty place of global management. This e-book doesn't try to debate or make sure the level to which greater schooling alternate with the U.S. has impacted China’s upward thrust . as a substitute it makes a speciality of the tale itself—of Sino-American schooling alternate from its roots in antiquity to the current time—highlighting the folk, courses, trials and triumphs that experience wrought its awesome heritage. it's going to provide the 1st sequential, traditionally grounded book-length evaluation of Sino-American schooling trade that takes the tale from its origins to the current day.

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