By Teresa Brawner Bevis
Weakened through Opium Wars and a succession of inner rebellions within the mid-1800s, China’s imperial leaders made a historical decision—to holiday a practice of isolation and search schooling open air the homeland’s borders. In time, an acquisition of technological know-how and expertise from the rapidly-industrializing West may permit China to modernize its still-feudal financial system and outmoded army, therefore restoring balance and constructing 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 american citizens picking out to review in China is emerging.
As we strategy mid-century China is assuming a lofty place of worldwide management. This ebook doesn't try and debate or make sure the level to which larger schooling alternate with the USA 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 folks, courses, trials and triumphs that experience wrought its notable heritage. it's going to provide the 1st sequential, traditionally grounded book-length evaluation of Sino-American schooling alternate that takes the tale from its origins to the current day.
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A History of Higher Education Exchange: China and America (Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education) by Teresa Brawner Bevis