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Department of the History of Science
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

Florence C. Hsia


Title: Associate Professor, History of Science & Integrated Liberal Studies

Interests: The Scientific Revolution, Jesuit science, science and religion, and
 science and European expansion in the early modern era.

Email:fchsia@wisc.edu
Phone:(608) 262-3971

Office:Room 229, Bradley Memorial Building

Biography

A book project underway is tentatively titled Darkness at Noon: Chinese Astronomy and the Origins of European Sinology.

Curriculum Vitae

Florence C. Hsia's C.V.

Education

Ph.D., University of Chicago, History, 1999

M.A., University of Chicago, History, 1995

A.B., Princeton University, East Asian Studies, 1990

Books

"Sojourners in a Strange Land: Jesuits and Their Scientific Missions in Late Imperial China" book cover image Florence C. Hsia, Sojourners in a Strange Land: Jesuits and Their Scientific Missions in Late Imperial China (University of Chicago Press, 2009).

Book Sections

"Athanasius Kircher: The Last Man Who Knew Everything" book cover image "Athanasius Kircher's China illustrata (1667): an apologia pro vita sua" section in Paula Findlen, ed., Athanasius Kircher: The Last Man Who Knew Everything (Routledge, 2004).

Articles

Florence C. Hsia, "Chinese Astronomy for the Early Modern European Reader," Early Science and Medicine 13:5 (2008), 417-450.

Florence C. Hsia
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