Teachers' Schools and the Making of the Modern Chinese Nation-State, 1897-1937 (Contemporary Chinese Studies) (Hardcover)
UBC Press, 9780774813471, 304pp.
Publication Date: February 26, 2007
Teachers' Schools and the Making of the Modern Chinese Nation-State is an innovative account of educational and social transformations in politically tumultuous early twentieth-century China. It focuses on the unique nature of Chinese teachers' schools, which bridged Chinese and Western ideals, and the critical role that these schools played in the changes sweeping Chinese society. It also documents their role in the empowerment of women and the production of grassroots forces leading to the Communist Revolution.
Teachers' Schools and the Making of the Modern Chinese Nation-State will attract attention from scholars in Asian studies, Chinese history, educational history, and comparative studies, and will also appeal to graduate and undergraduate students in these fields.