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Needham Question, The

Nathan Sivin

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

The Needham Question Introduction The “Needham Question” or “Needham Problem,” also misleadingly called “the Needham Paradox,” refers to the...


Robert Foster

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Neo-Confucianism Introduction Neo-Confucianism is the English reference to the revival of Confucian religious, social, and ethical thought tha...

Neolithic Cultures in China

Tracey L-D Lu

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Neolithic Cultures in China Introduction Defined by John Lubbock in 1865, Neolithic initially referred to the period when polished stone tools...

New Social Classes, 1895–1949

Joshua H. Howard

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

New Social Classes, 1895–1949IntroductionThe ability of foreign enterprises to establish factories in China after the Treaty of Shimonoseki in 1895 ac...

One Country, Two Systems

Joseph Cheng

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

One Country, Two SystemsIntroductionDeng Xiaoping (b. 1903–d. 1997) secured power and launched a policy program of economic reforms and an opening to ...

Opium Trade

Alan Baumler

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Opium Trade Introduction Chinese history textbooks begin the modern period of Chinese history at the First Opium War (1839–1842). This is not ...

Orientalism, China and

David Martínez Robles

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

China and “Orientalism” Introduction Very few books have left a more lasting impression on scholars involved with non Euro-American cultures t...


Edward L. Shaughnessy

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Paleography Introduction Paleography, literally “the study of ancient writing” (Ch. Guwenzixue 古文字学), is now used in Chinese Studies in the We...

People’s Liberation Army (PLA), The

Ian Burns McCaslin, Andrew S. Erickson

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2021-10-27

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA)IntroductionThe field of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) studies has evolved with the PLA’s own development, and Chin...

Poetics, Chinese-Western Comparative

Jonathan Stalling

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Chinese-Western Comparative Poetics Introduction Until the rise of narrative fiction as the dominant genre of literary cultural production (in...

Poetry, Early Medieval

Jack W. Chen, Evan Nicoll-Johnson

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Early Medieval Poetry Introduction The designation “early medieval China” denotes the centuries between the end of the Eastern Han 東漢 (27 ce–2...

Poetry, Traditional Chinese

Olga Lomová

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Traditional Chinese PoetryIntroductionIn modern China, “traditional poetry” (also called “classical”) refers to gu shi 古詩 (old poetry) and encompasses...

Political Art and Posters

Shaoqian Zhang

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Political Art and PostersIntroductionUnderlying all political arts and posters are questions about social-political culture and its creation of visual...

Political Dissent

Timothy Cheek

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Political DissentIntroductionPolitical dissent has existed in China since at least the time of Confucius in the 5th century bce. Every political regim...

Political Thought, Modern Chinese

Leigh Jenco

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Modern Chinese Political Thought Introduction Although debates abound as to when “modernity” in China began, modern Chinese political thought ...

Polo, Marco

Susan Whitfield

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Marco PoloIntroductionMarco Polo (b. 1254–d. 1324), from a family of Venetian merchants, was only one among many merchants and missionaries who visite...

Population Dynamics in Pre-Modern China

Zhongwei Zhao

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Population Dynamics in Premodern China Introduction China constituted one of the earliest civilizations in the world. During most of the past ...

Population Structure and Dynamics since 1949

Thomas Scharping

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Population Structure and Dynamics Since 1949 Introduction Studies of population dynamics are the domain of demography, a joint enterprise of s...

Porcelain Production

Kaijun Chen

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2022-05-26

Porcelain ProductionIntroductionPorcelain production is understood in this bibliography as a process of human labor manipulating raw materials by mean...

Post-Collective Agriculture

Peter Ho, Francesco Zaratin

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2021-01-12

Post-Collective AgricultureIntroductionSince the start of the economic reforms in 1978, China has developed today into one of the world’s leading prod...

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