This is a comprehensive study of this topic. Fa-Ti Fan examines the research of British naturalists in China in relation to the history of natural history, of empire and of Sino-Western relations. He gives a panoramic view of how the British naturalists and the Chinese explored, studied and represented China's natural world in the social and cultural environment of Qing China.
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(235mm x 155mm x 19mm)
Harvard University Press
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Author Biography - Fa-Ti Fan
Fa-ti Fan is Assistant Professor of History at the State University of New York at Binghamton.