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...term strength, to the weakened country through the introduction of western learning and technology. Kim (2004) identified that students, both at home and abroad, acquire western languages, thoughts and science. Shipyards, arsenals and factories, were based on the western models. Indeed, self-strengthening movement influenced uniquely to the cultural, social, economic and political situation in China (Twitchett 129).
Background information about self-strengthening movement
The period between 1861 and 1895 is referred self-strengthening movement period of institutional reforms started during the late Qing Dynasty... Self-strengthening Movement Since the loss in the Opium War in 1842, a critical issue...