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

Forthcoming Articles Expand or collapse the "forthcoming articles" section

 

Chinese Studies - O - Oxford Bibliographies

You are looking at 126 - 145 of 182 items

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...

Paleography

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...

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...

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.