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Historical Archaeology (Qin and Han)

Robert E. Murowchick

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Historical Archaeology (Qin and Han)IntroductionThe Qin and Han empires (221 bce to 220 ce) represent one of the most momentous periods of early China...

Hukou (Household Registration) System, The

Fei-Ling Wang

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

The Hukou (Household Registration) SystemIntroductionChina’s hukou system (hukou zhidu 户口 [household registration system] or huji zhidu 户籍制度 [resident...

Human Origins in China

Xinzhi Wu, Xu Xin

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Human Origins in China Introduction Based on the human fossils that have been found the history of human evolution could be as follows: the fi...

Human Resource Management in China

Fang Lee Cooke

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Human Resource Management in ChinaIntroductionThe concept of human resource management (HRM) in China was only adopted beginning in the 1990s as a for...

Human Rights in China

Marina Svensson

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Human Rights in ChinaIntroductionHuman rights are a fairly recent topic within the field of Chinese studies. The topic has evolved and been influenced...

Imperialism and China, c. 1800-1949

Ralph W. Huenemann

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Imperialism and China, c. 1800–1949 Introduction Not surprisingly, to this day, the history of imperialism in China is a contentious, bitter h...

Innovation Policy in China

Erik Baark

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Innovation Policy in ChinaIntroductionThe Chinese government places high priority on promoting innovation in the country, viewing it as an essential e...

Intellectual Trends in Late Imperial China

On-cho Ng

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Intellectual Trends in Late Imperial ChinaIntroductionIt seems indubitable that Chinese thought experienced notable changes in the late imperial perio...

Islam in China

Jo Smith Finley

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Islam in China Introduction Islam was transmitted to China during the Tang and Song dynasties (618–1279) via the overland and maritime Silk Ro...

Journalism and the Press

Judy Polumbaum

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Journalism and the Press Introduction China’s news media have hybrid origins with political and intellectual antecedents in imperial court cir...

Judaism in China

Xu Xin

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Judaism in ChinaIntroductionJudaism in China is a unique topic for Jewish religion as China is the only country in East Asia that has had Jews living ...

Landscape Painting

Uta Lauer

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Landscape Painting Introduction In the early beginnings of renditions of landscape in painting, natural settings served only as background. La...

Language Variation in China

Henning Klöter

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Language Variation in China Introduction “Chinese” is a vague term. When referring to a language variety, it may refer to the modern standard ...

Language, The Ancient Chinese

Lukáš Zádrapa

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

The Ancient Chinese Language Introduction This article covers linguistics of Chinese language in the historical period from the earliest recor...

Late Imperial Economy, 960-1895

Tim Wright

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Late Imperial Economy, 960–1895IntroductionAlthough for most purposes “late imperial China” refers to the Ming and Qing dynasties (1368–1911), many sc...

Law, Traditional Chinese

Geoffrey MacCormack

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Traditional Chinese Law Introduction What is termed “traditional Chinese legal history” spans a period in excess of three thousand years. This...


Eirik Lang Harris

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

LegalismIntroductionLegalism (fajia 法家) is a term that has traditionally been used to refer to the ideas of a group of thinkers from the Warring State...

Li Bai and Du Fu

Paula Varsano

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Li Bai and Du Fu Introduction The tradition of pairing poets—long a staple in the Chinese literary historical imagination—is something that ha...

Liang Qichao

Limin Bai

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Liang QichaoIntroductionIn the transitional period spanning the latter part of the Qing dynasty to the early republican era, Liang Qichao (Liang Ch’i-...

Literati Culture

Stephen Roddy

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Literati CultureIntroductionAlthough the term literati culture (wenren wenhua) entered the Chinese lexicon only in the late 20th century, the aestheti...

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