Explorers & scientists in China's borderlands, 1880-1950 / edited by Denise M. Glover ... [et al.].

"The scientists and explorers profiled in this engaging study of pioneering Euro-American exploration of late imperial and Republican China range from botanists to ethnographers to missionaries. Although a diverse lot, all believed in objective, progressive, and universally valid science; a clo...

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Other Authors: Glover, Denise Marie
Format: eBook
Published: Seattle : University of Washington Press, c2011.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface; Introduction: Explorers, Scientists, and Imperial Knowledge Production in Early Twentieth-Century China; 1. The Eyes of Others: Race, "Gaping," and Companionship in the Scientific Exploration of Southwest China; 2. At Home in Two Worlds: Ernest Henry Wilson as Natural Historian; 3. Searching for the "Lolos" : Tracking Fritz and Hedwig Weiss's trip to the Liangshan Region in 1913; 4. Classifying Joseph Rock: Metamorphic, Conglomerate, and Sedimentary; 5. Franco-Catholic Modernizer Paul Vial: His Legacy amongst the Sani Yi.
  • 6. David Crockett Graham: American Missionary and Scientist in Sichuan, 1911-19487. David Crockett Graham in Chinese Intellectual History: Foreigner as Nation Builder; 8. Science across Borders; Gazetteer; References; Contributors; Index.