Envisioning modernization of China: Discourse on science and technology in the New Youth Magazine (1915-1926)

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Date created: 
2020-08-31
Identifier: 
etd21103
Keywords: 
The New Youth Magazine
Science and technology
Discourse
Modernization
Modernity
Abstract: 

The discourse on science and technology reflects the imagination and recognition of the mass to society in the future, shaped and formed by multiple social powers. This research goes back to the starting point in the Chinese history by addressing a large-scale promotion of “science and technology” by a prominent magazine the “New Youth” founded and led by Chen Duxiu. By analyzing the discourse on science and technology of the magazine, the research finds that China demonstrated an alternative answer to global process of modernization and modernity.

Document type: 
Graduating extended essay / Research project
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This thesis may be printed or downloaded for non-commercial research and scholarly purposes. Copyright remains with the author.
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Supervisor(s): 
Svitlana Matviyenko
Department: 
Communication, Art & Technology: School of Communication
Thesis type: 
(Extended Essay) M.A.
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