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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...

Daoist Canon

Fabrizio Pregadio

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Daoist CanonIntroductionThe term daozang 道藏, commonly rendered as “Daoist Canon,” originally referred to collections of texts kept in Daoist establish...

Deng Xiaoping

Delia Davin

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Deng XiaopingIntroductionDeng Xiaoping became China’s effective leader in 1978, two years after the death of Mao Zedong. He formally retired in 1992 b...

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...

Disability Studies

Sarah Dauncey

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Disability StudiesIntroductionAccording to the Second National Sample Survey of Disabilities (Di er ci quanguo canjiren chouyang diaocha 第二次全国残疾人抽样调查)...

Drama (Xiqu 戏曲) Performance Arts, Traditional Chinese

Colin Mackerras, Zhen Hai

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Traditional Chinese Drama (Xiqu 戏曲) Performance Arts Introduction China has a rich tradition of theater, dating back well over one thousand ye...

Dream of the Red Chamber

Halvor Eifring

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Dream of the Red ChamberIntroductionThe mid-18th-century Chinese novel Dream of the Red Chamber (Honglou meng 紅樓夢) has been the object of so much scho...

Early Imperial China

Wicky W. K. Tse

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2021-10-27

Early Imperial ChinaIntroductionThe year 221 bce is of particular symbolic significance in the history of China. It was the year that the kingdom of Q...

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)...

Economy, 1895-1949

Tim Wright

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Economy, 1895–1949IntroductionThe nature of the pre-Communist Chinese economy and the degree of its success, if any, at least up to the outbreak of wa...

Emergence of Modern Banks

Linsun Cheng

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Emergence of Modern BanksIntroductionThe emergence and rapid expansion of modern Chinese banks has attracted scholars’ attention since the early 1930s...

Energy Economics and Climate Change

Andreas Oberheitmann, Chai Ni

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Energy Economics and Climate ChangeIntroductionEnergy economics and global climate change–related issues are becoming more and more important in China...

Environmental Issues in Contemporary China

Richard Louis Edmonds

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Environmental Issues in Contemporary China Introduction The environment is a broad category, which at its widest includes virtually everything...

Environmental Issues in Pre-Modern China

David Bello

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Environmental Issues in Pre-Modern ChinaIntroductionThe current scholarly discourse on pre-modern Chinese environmental history, in both the western a...

Establishment Intellectuals

Timothy Cheek

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2015-07-28

Establishment Intellectuals Introduction Establishment intellectuals describes intellectuals in the People’s Republic of China. The general We...

Ethnicity and Minority Nationalities Since 1949

Colin Mackerras

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Ethnicity and Minority Nationalities since 1949IntroductionThis article covers works about ethnicity in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and minor...

Ethnicity and the Han

Agnieszka Joniak-Lüthi

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Ethnicity and the HanIntroductionThe present article focuses on the Han (汉) in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) where they constitute the largest ...

Examination System, The

Rui Magone

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

The Examination System Introduction The examination system, also known as “civil service examinations” or “imperial examinations”—and, in Chin...

Fall of the Qing, 1840-1912, The

David Pong

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

The Fall of the Qing, 1840–1912 Introduction The last seventy-some years of the Qing dynasty, simply put, is a story of decline. But a closer ...

Falun Gong, The

James Tong

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

The Falun Gong Introduction From its modest origin as a qigong group in 1992 that practiced deep breathing combined with meditation, the Falun...

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