Benjamin A. Elman,
“Who is Responsible for the Limits of Jesuit Scientific and Technical Transmission from Europe to China in the Eighteenth Century?”
pp. 45-66 of: Ho, Wing-chung, Clara (ed.), Windows on the Chinese world: reflections by five historians,
Lanham: Lexington Books, 2009 (135 p., ISBN 9780739127698).
This article contains the text of a lecture Elman gave at Hong Kong Baptist Universty in November 2006.
For a summary of a talk with the same title, but with slighty different contents (the titles of the sections 3-7 are the same), given at Brown University (Providence, Rhode Island, USA) in March 2008, see pp. 55-56 of:
For an abstract of his talk (“Who is Responsible for the Limits of Jesuit Scientific and Technical Transmission from Europe to China in the Eighteenth Century?”) at the Folger Institute, Washington DC, September 2009, see http://www.folger.edu/
Last month (March 2010) Elman’s talk at Rowan University (NJ) was entitled: "Why Blame China? Who Was Responsible for the Limits of Jesuit Science and Technical Transmission to China in the 18th Century?" (see http://www.rowan.edu/colleges/