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Empires of coal : fueling China's entry into the modern world order, 1860-1920 / Shellen Xiao Wu.

Author/creator Wu, Shellen Xiao, 1980-
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoStanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2015]
Descriptionxii, 266 pages ; 24 cm
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Contents Introduction -- Fueling industrialization in the age of coal -- Ferdinand von Richthofen and the geology of empire -- Lost and found in translation : geology, mining, and the search for wealth and power -- Engineers as the agents of science and empire, 1886-1914 -- Nations, empires, and mining rights (1895-1911) -- Geology in the age of imperialism, 1890-1923 -- Epilogue.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 229-266) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2014038931
ISBN9780804792844 (cloth : alk. paper)

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