The Chinese Work—Study Movement in France

@article{Bailey1988TheCW,
  title={The Chinese Work—Study Movement in France},
  author={Paul J. Bailey},
  journal={The China Quarterly},
  year={1988},
  volume={115},
  pages={441 - 461}
}
In 1920 Wang Guangqi(1892–1936), a founder member of the Young China Association (Shaonian Zhongguo Xuehui) in 1918, wrote that in the past few years a clear division had arisen among Chinese overseas students. Those studying in the United States, having been influenced by the philosophy of “worshipping money” (baijin zhuyi) wanted to build a “capitalist” China on the American model when they returned. The work-study students in France, however, were concerned with practical training and… 

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