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Janku, Andrea (2013) '“New Methods to Nourish the People”: Late Qing Encyclopaedic Writings on Political Economy.' In: Doleželová-Velingerová, Milena and Wagner, Rudolf G., (eds.), Chinese Encyclopaedias of New Global Knowledge (1870‐1920): Changing Chinese Ways of Thought. Heidelberg: Springer, pp. 329-366.

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The chapter on “Political Economy,” Jingji 經濟, in Explorations into the Origins of Western Learning, Xixue tanyuan 西學探源, written in Chinese by the Japanese official-turned-educator and political writer Okamoto Kansuke 罔本監輔 (1839–1904) and published in 1901 by the Commercial Press in Shanghai, offers a curious explanation of the importance of this new scientific discipline. It begins with a straightforward definition:

Item Type: Book Chapters
Keywords: Political Economy, Western Learn, Economic Competition, Periodical Press, Current Affair
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of History, Religions & Philosophies > Department of History
Legacy Departments > Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Department of History
ISBN: 9783642359156
DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2014 14:10

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