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Agriculture, Origins of

Tracey L-D Lu

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Origins of Agriculture Introduction Generally speaking, agriculture is defined as a subsistence strategy consisting of systematic cultivations...

Ancient Chinese Religion

Mu-chou Poo

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Ancient Chinese Religion Introduction Religion is a form of activity and mental attitude that helps humans deal with real or imagined extrahum...

Architecture, Chinese

Nancy S. Steinhardt

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Chinese Architecture Introduction Chinese architecture stands in every Chinese province and autonomous region and has been a profound influenc...

Buddhist Monasticism

Ann Heirman

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Buddhist Monasticism Introduction In symbiosis with the laity, Buddhist monasticism has played a major role in the development of Buddhism in ...

Calligraphy

Amy McNair

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Calligraphy Introduction Calligraphy is the art of writing characters with a brush and ink. Yet, the word “calligraphy,” from the Greek kallig...

Ceramics

Ellen Huang

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Ceramics Introduction Since the mid-19th century the scholarship on Chinese ceramics in Western languages and in the Chinese language has proc...

Children’s Culture and Social Studies

Stephanie Hemelryk Donald, Zitong Qiu

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Children’s Culture and Social Studies Introduction The study of childhood is crucial to understanding contemporary Chinese society and culture...

China and the World, 1900-1949

Dong Wang

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

China and the World, 1900–1949 Introduction Thematically and chronologically organized, this highly condensed annotated bibliography includes ...

China’s Agricultural Regions

Amy Zader

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

China’s Agricultural Regions Introduction The production of China’s agriculture has been a topic both observed and scrutinized by many within ...

Chinese Communist Party Since 1949, The

Kjeld Erik Brødsgaard

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

The Chinese Communist Party since 1949 Introduction During the 1950s and 1960s, the study of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) was an importan...

Chinese Communist Party to 1949, The

Tony Saich, Nancy Hearst

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

The Chinese Communist Party to 1949 Introduction There is a vast array of materials available to assist in the study of the Chinese Communist ...

Chinese Diaspora, The

Hong Liu, Els van Dongen

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

The Chinese Diaspora Introduction The Chinese diaspora is an interdisciplinary research topic par excellence. Located at the intersection of t...

Classical Confucianism

Paul Goldin

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Classical Confucianism Introduction As one of the oldest and most widespread belief systems in East Asia, Confucianism has meant different thi...

Consumer Society

Yanrui Wu

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Consumer Society Introduction Since the economic reforms beginning in 1978 and the “open door” policy that followed, consumer society in China...

Cross-Straits Relations

Jean-Pierre Cabestan

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Cross-Straits Relations Introduction Between 1949 and 1979, the study of the relations across the Taiwan Strait concentrated on the contentiou...

Daoism

Alan K. L. Chan

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Daoism Introduction The term “Daoism” or “Taoism” denotes one of the major religions of China. In some sources it also designates an intellect...

Deng Xiaoping

Delia Davin

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Deng Xiaoping Introduction Deng Xiaoping became China’s effective leader in 1978, two years after the death of Mao Zedong. He formally retired...

Dialect Groups of the Chinese Language

Hong Xiao

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Dialect Groups of the Chinese Language Introduction Spread across a vast expanse of Chinese territory, the Chinese language consists of a numb...

Drama, Modern Chinese

Edward M. Gunn

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Modern Chinese Drama Introduction Since the turn of the 20th century, modern Chinese drama and theater have taken their inspirations from a wi...

Economic Reforms, 1978-Present

Ralph W. Huenemann

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Economic Reforms, 1978 to the Present Introduction Between 1949 and 1976, under Mao Zedong’s 毛泽东 leadership, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)...

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