About this Subject Expand or collapse the "about this subject" section

Forthcoming Articles Expand or collapse the "forthcoming articles" section

  • Agricultural Technologies and Soil Sciences
  • Concepts of Authentication in Pre-Modern China
  • Industrialism and Innovation in Republican China
  • Find more forthcoming articles...


Chinese Studies - S - Oxford Bibliographies

You are looking at 154 - 173 of 185 items

School of Names

Donald Sturgeon

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

School of Names Introduction The School of Names (mingjia 名家) is one term traditionally used to refer to a group of thinkers from the Warring ...


Niv Horesh, Jonathan Sullivan

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Shanghai Introduction Not long after its establishment as a treaty port in 1842, and roughly until the Japanese invasion of China proper in 19...

Sino-Hellenic Studies, Comparative Studies of Early China and Greece

Lisa Raphals

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Sino-Hellenic Studies, Comparative Studies of Early China and GreeceIntroductionThe past few decades have seen the emergence of a new field that has c...

Sino-Japanese Relations Since 1945

Caroline Rose, Ed Griffith

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Sino-Japanese Relations Since 1945IntroductionThe study of Sino-Japanese relations since 1945 can be divided into three main periods in which dominant...

Social Welfare in China

Daniel Hammond

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Social Welfare in ChinaIntroductionThe study of social welfare in China has expanded enormously in the three decades since “reform and opening” starte...

Sociolinguistic Aspects of the Chinese Language

Benjamin Tsou

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Sociolinguistic Aspects of the Chinese LanguageIntroductionLike many dynamic systems, language undergoes change over time. For Chinese, the changes ha...

Su Shi (Su Dongpo)

Benjamin Ridgway, Kathleen Tomlonovic

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Su Shi (Su Dongpo)IntroductionA bibliographic review of Su Shi, Su Shih 苏轼 (1037–1101), known also as Su Dongpo 苏东坡 or by his given name Su Zizhan 苏子瞻

Sun Yat-sen and the 1911 Revolution

Michael G. Murdock

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Sun Yat-sen and the 1911 RevolutionIntroductionSun Yat-sen (generally known as Sun Zhongshan孫中山or Sun Wen孫文 in Chinese) plays a central role in the na...

Taiping Civil War

Rudolf Wagner

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Taiping Civil WarIntroductionThe Taiping Heavenly Kingdom (Taiping tianguo, 1851–1864) presented a religious, ethnic and military challenge to the rul...

Taiwanese Democracy

Jonathan Sullivan

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Taiwanese Democracy Introduction In the second half of the 20th century, Taiwan evolved from a colonial backwater under one-party rule to beco...

Technology Transfer in China

Douglas B. Fuller

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Technology Transfer in ChinaIntroductionThe issues surrounding China’s technology transfer as a social phenomenon have changed just as radically as Ch...

Television, Chinese

Xiaoling Zhang

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Chinese Television Introduction Chinese TV broadcasting started in 1958, with three stations established during that year: Beijing Television,...

Terracotta Warriors, The

Xiuzhen (Janice) Li

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

The Terracotta Warriors Introduction The terracotta warriors, made in the Qin Dynasty (221–206 bce), were discovered by chance in 1974, and ha...

Tertiary Education in Contemporary China

Qiang Zha, Chuanyi Wang

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Tertiary Education in Contemporary ChinaIntroductionTertiary education in contemporary China (1990–) marks an era of reforms and expansion. In this pe...

Texts in Pre-Modern East and South-East Asia, Chinese

Peter Kornicki

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

Chinese Texts in Premodern East and Southeast Asia Introduction Chinese texts travelled far and wide in antiquity, and they had a particularly...

The Economy, 1949–1978

Dwight H. Perkins

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

The Economy, 1949–1978IntroductionThe Chinese economy during the first three decades of rule by the Chinese Communist Party was organized in a fundame...

Township and Village Enterprises

Hong-yi Chen

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Township and Village EnterprisesIntroductionChina’s rural industry, which stemmed from rural subsidiary production, has been an important part of Chin...

Traditional Historiography

Johannes L. Kurz

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Traditional HistoriographyIntroductionThis article considers mainly the imperial traditional historiography that started with Sima Qian 司馬遷 (b. 145 bc...

Transnational Chinese Cinemas

Xuesong Shao, Sheldon Lu

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2020-11-24

Transnational Chinese CinemasIntroductionThe term “transnational Chinese cinemas” first appeared in 1997 in the anthology Transnational Chinese Cinema...

Tribute System, The

Yongjin Zhang

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

The Tribute System Introduction The tribute system (chaogong tizhi 朝贡体制) is a widely used term in the studies of traditional Chinese foreign...

How to Subscribe

Oxford Bibliographies Online is available by subscription and perpetual access to institutions. For more information or to contact an Oxford Sales Representative click here.