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Chinese Alchemy

Fabrizio Pregadio

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2020-08-26

Chinese AlchemyIntroductionChinese alchemy has a history of more than two thousand years. It is divided into two main branches, known as Waidan 外丹, or...

Chinese Communist Party Since 1949, The

Kjeld Erik Brødsgaard

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

The Chinese Communist Party since 1949 Introduction During the 1950s and 1960s, the study of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) was an importan...

Chinese Communist Party to 1949, The

Tony Saich, Nancy Hearst

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

The Chinese Communist Party to 1949 Introduction There is a vast array of materials available to assist in the study of the Chinese Communist ...

Chinese Diaspora, The

Hong Liu, Els van Dongen

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

The Chinese Diaspora Introduction The Chinese diaspora is an interdisciplinary research topic par excellence. Located at the intersection of t...

Chinese Nationalism

James Leibold

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Chinese NationalismIntroductionNationalism is an analytical chameleon that belies a range of communal cleavages (spatial, class, ethnic, kinship, and ...

Chinese Script, The

Imre Galambos

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

The Chinese Script Introduction The Chinese script is one of the most important achievements of Chinese civilization and has played a vital ro...

Christianity in China

Charles W. Hayford

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Christianity in China Introduction In the early 21st century, Christianity in China is a diverse, growing, and small but resilient force. Esti...

Classical Confucianism

Paul R. Goldin

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Classical ConfucianismIntroductionAs one of the oldest and most widespread belief systems in East Asia, Confucianism has meant different things to dif...

Collective Agriculture

Robert Ash

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Collective AgricultureIntroductionSocialization was a hallmark of China’s economic strategy from the early 1950s onward, and the collective organizati...


Jeffrey L. Richey

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

ConfuciusIntroductionKongzi 孔子 (Master Kong) was born Kong Qiu 孔丘 in Lu 鲁 (now central and southwestern Shandong 山东 Province in China), a small vassal...

Confucius Institutes

Yu Tao, Jiayi Wang

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Confucius InstitutesIntroductionConfucius Institutes are a cluster of non-profit educational organizations that promote the Chinese language and cultu...

Consumer Society

Yanrui Wu

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Consumer Society Introduction Since the economic reforms beginning in 1978 and the “open door” policy that followed, consumer society in China...

Contemporary Chinese Art Since 1976

Amanda Wangwright

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Contemporary Chinese Art Since 1976 Introduction Although the precise moment of the inception of contemporary Chinese arts remains debatable, ...


Ling Li

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

CorruptionIntroductionCorruption is a challenging subject to study, for three reasons. First, the conceptual contours of “corruption” are fuzzy, leavi...

Criticism, Traditional

Marie Bizais-Lillig

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Traditional Criticism Introduction “Traditional Criticism” is a label that deserves some explanation. By “Traditional China” is meant the ling...

Cross-Strait Relations

Jean-Pierre Cabestan

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Cross-Strait RelationsIntroductionBetween 1949 and 1979, the study of the relations across the Taiwan Strait concentrated on the contentious and somet...

Cultural Revolution

Yiching Wu

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Cultural RevolutionIntroductionThe Cultural Revolution, launched by Mao Zedong in 1966 and ended with the close of the Mao era in 1976, was the most p...


Alan K. L. Chan

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Daoism Introduction The term “Daoism” or “Taoism” denotes one of the major religions of China. In some sources it also designates an intellect...

Daoist Canon

Fabrizio Pregadio

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Daoist CanonIntroductionThe term daozang 道藏, commonly rendered as “Daoist Canon,” originally referred to collections of texts kept in Daoist establish...

Deng Xiaoping

Delia Davin

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Deng XiaopingIntroductionDeng Xiaoping became China’s effective leader in 1978, two years after the death of Mao Zedong. He formally retired in 1992 b...

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