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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...

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...

Poverty and Living Standards since 1949

Alan Piazza

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Poverty and Living Standards since 1949IntroductionTrends in poverty and living standards in China were mixed during the period from 1949 to 1978. In ...

Printing and Book Culture

Cynthia Brokaw

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Printing and Book CultureIntroductionThe study of printing and book culture in China has followed two distinct but overlapping paths. Most recently, s...

Prose, Traditional

William H. Nienhauser

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Traditional ProseIntroductionThe modern concept of prose as something completely utilitarian does not apply in China, where the basic meaning of wen 文

Qi Baishi

Michaela Pejčochová

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Qi BaishiIntroductionQi Baishi (齐白石) (b. 1864–d. 1957) is one of the most famous and widely recognized Chinese ink painters of the 20th century. Born ...

Qing Dynasty up to 1840

Leif Littrup

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Qing Dynasty Up to 1840 Introduction The territory of the Qing dynasty was in 1840 still at its maximum, roughly 25 percent larger than the pr...

Regional and Global Security, China and

Mingjiang Li, Kheng Swe Lim

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

China and Regional and Global SecurityIntroductionMany policymakers, scholars, and pundits throughout the world are concerned about the implications o...

Religion, Ancient Chinese

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...

Renminbi, The

Menzie D. Chinn, Yin-Wong Cheung

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

The RenminbiIntroductionThe official currency of the People’s Republic of China is the renminbi (RMB), and its basic unit is the yuan. The literal mea...

Republican China, 1911-1949

Tim Wright

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Republican China, 1911–1949IntroductionThere have been major changes since the mid-20th century in the way in which the history of republican China (1...

Revolutionary Literature under Mao

Richard King

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Revolutionary Literature Under MaoIntroductionThis article includes literature (principally fiction, but also poetry, spoken drama, opera, and popular...

Rural Society in Contemporary China

Sally Sargeson

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Rural Society in Contemporary China Introduction Efforts to define “rural society in contemporary China” engage both with broader sociological...

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...

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