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Medieval Chinese Society and the Local
Language: en
Pages: 141
Authors: Michio Tanigawa, Tanigawa Michio
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985-01-01 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Books about Medieval Chinese Society and the Local "community"
Medieval Chinese Society and the Local Community
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: Tanigawa Michio
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-08 - Publisher:

This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press's mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand
Ji'an Literati and the Local in Song-Yuan-Ming China
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Anne Gerritsen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-03-26 - Publisher: BRILL

Drawing on largely local sources, including local gazetteers and literati inscriptions for religious sites, this book offers a comprehensive examination of what it means to be 'local' during the Southern Song, Yuan and Ming dynasties in Ji'an prefecture (Jiangxi). It argues that 'belonging locally' was important to Ji'an literati throughout
China's Urban Communities
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Peter G. Rowe, Ann Forsyth, Har Ye Kan
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-06 - Publisher: Birkhäuser

Cities in China are extremely dynamic and experience high pressure to grow, transform and adapt. But in what directions, on what basis and to which goals? The authors and their team have researched the intensive transformation processes of about twenty-five neighborhood communities that were created in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and
China's Intellectuals and the State
Language: en
Authors: Merle Goldman, Timothy Cheek, Carol Lee Hamrin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-26 - Publisher: BRILL

"Today’s intellectuals in China inherit a mixed tradition in terms of their relationship to the state. Some follow the Confucian literati watchdog role of criticizing abuses of political power. Marxist intellectuals judge the state’s practices on the basis of Communist ideals. Others prefer the May Fourth spirit, dedicated to the