How did Shanghai become the epicentre of China’s scientific development?

In this short interview, Professor Elman explores the role of Shanghai in building modern science in China in the late 19th century. Professor Elman highlights the foreign control of Shanghai’s customs office and the evolving role of missionaries as key factors in the formation of knowledge in modern China.

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