References for Mei Juecheng


  1. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/373243/Mei-Juecheng

Books:

  1. B A Elman, On Their Own Terms: Science In China, 1550-1900 (Harvard University Press, 2005).
  2. C Jami, Les Méthodes rapides pour la trigonométrie et le rapport précis du cercle (1774) (Collège de France, Institut des Hautes Études Chinoises, Paris, 1990).
  3. J-C Martzloff, A history of Chinese mathematics (Berlin-Heidelberg, 1997).

Articles:

  1. P Chu, Remembering our grand tradition: the historical memory of the scientific exchanges between China and Europe, 1600-1800, Hist. Sci., 41 (2003), 193-215.
  2. W-S Horng, Reading into Mathematical Texts from a Pedagogical Perspective: A case study of the Mei Juecheng's 'Chi Shui Yi Zhen' (in Chinese), Bulletin of the Club for the History of Science 1 (2): 35-43.
  3. C Jami and Han Qi, The Reconstruction of Imperial Mathematics in China During the Kangxi Reign (1662-1722), Early Science and Medicine 8 (2) (2003), 88-110.
  4. Xiang Huang, The Trading Zone Communication of Scientific Knowledge: An Examination of Jesuit Science in China (1582-1773), Science in Context 18(3), 393-427 (2005).
  5. J-C Martzloff, Space and Time in Chinese Texts of Astronomy and of Mathematical Astronomy in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, Chinese Science II (1993-94) 66-92.
  6. George H C Wong, China's Opposition to Western Science during Late Ming and Early Ch'ing, Isis 54(175) (1963), 29-49.
  7. H M Zhang, Research in the Qing dynasty by the Mei family on the astronomical calendar and their own contributions (Chinese), J. Shaanxi Normal Univ. Nat. Sci. Ed. 25 (3) (1997), 113-118.

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