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Unequal Treaties and the Treaty Ports, The

Dong Wang

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

The Unequal Treaties and the Treaty PortsIntroductionThe “unequal treaties” and the treaty ports are two intricately linked elements of modern China’s...

United States-China Relations, 1949-present

Ralph W. Huenemann

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

United States–China Relations, 1949–PresentIntroductionIn broad-brush terms, United States–China relations since 1949 have passed through three phases...

Urban Change and Modernity

Kristin Stapleton

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Urban Change and Modernity Introduction China has a long and rich urban tradition. At many periods in human history, Chinese cities were the w...

Uyghurs

David O'Brien

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2021-04-21

UyghursIntroductionThe Uyghur (alternatively spelled Uighur) are the largest and titular ethnic group living in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region,...

Vernacular Language Movement

Jeffrey Weng

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

Vernacular Language MovementIntroductionThe English term ‘vernacular language’ is more capacious than any of its Chinese equivalents. When discussing ...

Warlords, The

Edward A. McCord

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

The WarlordsIntroductionThe appearance of warlords, who wielded significant autonomous political power on the basis of their personal control of milit...

Water Management

James E. Nickum

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Water ManagementIntroductionNature did China few favors in its allocation of water, either spatially or seasonally. The South has abundant water but l...

Xunzi

Winnie Sung

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

XunziIntroductionXunzi (ca. 310 bce–ca. 215 bce), also known by the personal name Xun Kuang 荀況 or the epithet Xun Qing 荀卿, is generally considered one...

Yan'an and the Revolutionary Base Areas

Pauline Keating

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Yan’an and the Revolutionary Base Areas Introduction The field of base area studies grew, in part, out of the search by Western analysts to un...

Yuan Dynasty

David Robinson

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Yuan Dynasty Introduction The Yuan dynasty sits awkwardly in Eurasian history. The dynastic name, Yuan, is Chinese, as is the practice of nami...

Zhu Xi

Kirill O. Thompson

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

Zhu XiIntroductionZhu Xi (1130–1200) was the most influential Chinese Neo-Confucian (Daoxue) scholar of imperial China (220 bce–1908 ce). He is ranked...

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