Print version: Hu, Minghui. China’s transition to modernity. Seattle, [Washington] ; London, [England] : University of Washington Press, c2015 xi, 285 pages ISBN 9780295994765
Includes bibliographical references and index
The man and his times -- How Jesuit science conquered the Kangxi court -- Searching for truth in the origins of civilizations -- How to build a coalition around science -- An outsider enters the mainstream -- How to dethrone Jesuit science -- Bringing it home to the palace of light -- Legibility of visionary scholars.