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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...

Legalism

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...

Literature Post-Mao, Chinese

Richard King

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Chinese Literature Post-Mao Introduction Chinese culture changed dramatically following the death of Communist Party Chairman Mao Zedong in Se...

Literature, Pre-Ming Narrative

Anne McLaren

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Pre-Ming Narrative LiteratureIntroductionChinese narrative literature before the Ming period (i.e., before 1368) comprised historical accounts, biogra...

Liu, Zongzhou

Simon Man Ho Wong

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

Liu ZongzhouIntroductionLiu Zongzhou 劉宗周 (personal name Xianzhang 憲章, courtesy name Qidong 起東, literary names Niantai 念台, Jishan 蕺山; b. 1578–d. 1645) ...

Local Elites in Ming-Qing China

Tze-ki Hon

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Local Elites in Ming-Qing China Introduction Also known as late imperial China, the Ming-Qing period (1368–1911) has received increasing atten...

Local Elites in Song-Yuan China

Chang Woei Ong

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

Local Elites in Song-Yuan ChinaIntroductionThe Song-Yuan period is part of the larger time frame that historians now call the “middle period” (roughly...

Macroregions

Mark Henderson

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

MacroregionsIntroductionAs a vast sociopolitical entity, China defies easy generalizations. Many regional subdivisions have been invoked to make China...

Management Style in "Chinese Capitalism"

Fang Lee Cooke

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Management Style in “Chinese Capitalism” Introduction Interest in the study of Chinese management began in the 1980s, after China adopted its ...

Mao Zedong

Delia Davin

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Mao ZedongIntroductionMao Zedong (b. 1893–d. 1976) was one of the most remarkable political leaders of the 20th century, an all-powerful leader in Chi...

Marketing System in Pre-Modern China, The

Carol H. Shiue

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

The Marketing System in Premodern China Introduction The idea that people can improve their welfare by trading can be found in the late Ming w...

Marxist Thought in China

A. James Gregor, Susan Xue

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Marxist Thought in ChinaIntroductionThroughout the history of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), disagreement has existed concerning the extent to ...

Material Culture

Anne Gerritsen

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Material Culture Introduction Material culture is a broad and interdisciplinary field that explores the cultural meanings objects acquire in c...

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