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By Dong Wang

dealing with GodOs better studying bargains a unique empirical learn of Lingnan college and addresses problems with version and integration. writer, Dong Wang, demonstrates that many elements of Lingnan _ governance, hyperlinks with the neighborhood society, monetary administration, schooling for ladies _ have both by no means been made the topic of scholarly dialogue or are various from what we expect we all know approximately U.S.-China family some time past. because the first co-educational establishment of upper studying in China, Lingnan made huge strides within the administration of courses for ladies, a truth which confounds the assumptions made through China historians. the writer argues that LingnanOs development, resilience and luck can partially be accounted for through entrepreneurial operations. Wang additionally contends that Lingnan stumbled on how you can adapt and 'layer' a Christian presence at a time whilst the nationalization and secularization of upper schooling was once making swift headway. in keeping with details from information situated around the Pacific, this ebook will entice students of chinese language historical past in addition to these drawn to Sino-American relations.

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