Biology and Revolution in Twentieth-Century China

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Using the field of genetics as a case study, this book follows the troubled development of modern natural science in China from the 1920s, through Mao's China, to the present post-socialist era. Through detailed portraits of key scientists and institutions, basic dilemmas are explored: how to control nature with science, how to gain independence from foreign-controlled science, how to get scientists out from under control of ideology and the state. Using the field of genetics as a case study, this book follows the troubled ...

Biology and Revolution in Twentieth-Century China 2005, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780742553064

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Biology and Revolution in Twentieth-Century China 2003, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780742526969

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