The Development of Geology in Republican China, 1912–1937

  • Tsui-Hua Yang
Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 141)


Geology in the West lost much of its glamor at the end of the nineteenth century, when the focus of scientific fashion shifted to quantitative theory. In Republican China geology remained at the forefront. To understand why this was so, it is necessary to look at its social circumstances.


Geological Survey Historical Geology Historical Science Geological Research Vertebrate Paleontology 
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