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The Distinctive Art of Chinese Fiction

Paul S. Ropp

in Heritage of China: Contemporary Perspectives on Chinese Civilization

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064409
eISBN:
9780520908932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064409.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents a discussion on Chinese poetry. The Chinese had a rich vocabulary for writing poetry. Chinese poetry became a way to create community, both speaking to others in the present and ... More


Heritage of China: Contemporary Perspectives on Chinese Civilization

Paul Ropp (ed.)

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064409
eISBN:
9780520908932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064409.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The thirteen chapters in this volume, all by experts in the field of Chinese studies, reflect the diversity of approaches scholars follow in the study of China's past. Together they reveal the depth ... More


Western Perceptions of China from the Late Sixteenth Century to the Present

Paul S. Ropp

in Heritage of China: Contemporary Perspectives on Chinese Civilization

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064409
eISBN:
9780520908932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064409.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book portrays for the general reader or the beginning student of China some of the diverse achievements and distinctive characteristics of traditional Chinese civilization, not for their ... More


Property Rights, Land, and Law in Imperial China

Mio Kishimoto (ed.)

in Law and Long-Term Economic Change: A Eurasian Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772730
eISBN:
9780804777612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772730.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter describes the evolution of the concept of ownership and property rights in land in traditional China, drawing to a large extent on the works of generations of Japanese scholarship in ... More


Landscape of Brush and Ink: Literary Tradition at Yellow Mountain

Stephen McDowall

in Qian Qianyi's Reflections on Yellow Mountain: Traces of a Late-Ming Hatchet and Chisel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090842
eISBN:
9789882207318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090842.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Since mountains in traditional China served as both objects of worship and sites for ritualistic pilgrimage events, the image of the mountain has always been central in politics, arts, and other such ... More


Introduction

Kam Louie

in Changing Chinese Masculinities: From Imperial Pillars of State to Global Real Men

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208562
eISBN:
9789888313716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208562.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter provides a summary of the emergence of Chinese masculinity studies in the Anglophone world in recent years and concludes that even though it is a rapidly growing field, good book-length ... More


Changing Chinese Masculinities: From Imperial Pillars of State to Global Real Men

Louie Kam (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208562
eISBN:
9789888313716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208562.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

It is now almost a cliché to claim that China and the Chinese people have changed. Yet inside the new clothing that is worn by the Chinese man today, Kam Louie contends, we still see much of the ... More


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