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The Ascendance of the Imprint in China

Joseph McDermott

in Printing and Book Culture in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231269
eISBN:
9780520927797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231269.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the history of imprint in China. It questions the univocal account of printing during the Song dynasty and attempts to determine when the imprint eventually replaced the ... More


A Social History of the Chinese Book: Books and Literati Culture in Late Imperial China

Joseph P. McDermott

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097810
eISBN:
9789882206557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097810.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book introduces the history of the book in China in the late imperial period from 1000 to 1800. The book assumes little knowledge of Chinese history or culture and compares the Chinese ... More


Behaving Badly in Early and Medieval China

N. Harry Rothschild and Leslie V. Wallace (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824867812
eISBN:
9780824875671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867812.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Focusing on a diverse cast of characters and/or depraved actions polemicized by writers from the Spring and Autumn period (771-476 B.C.E.) through the Song dynasty (960-1279 C.E.), this volume places ... More


Cultivating Commons: Joint Ownership of Arable Land in Early Modern Japan

Philip C. Brown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833923
eISBN:
9780824871710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833923.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book challenges the common understanding of Japanese economic and social history by uncovering diverse landholding practices in early modern Japan. It argues that it was joint landownership of ... More


Master Narratives in Crisis

Huaiyin Li

in Reinventing Modern China: Imagination and Authenticity in Chinese Historical Writing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836085
eISBN:
9780824871338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836085.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter looks at three developments in history writing that became conspicuous around the turn of the twenty-first century. The first is the decline of the revolutionary narrative, because of ... More


Open Borders

Frank Dikötter

in The Age of Openness: China before Mao

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099203
eISBN:
9789882206595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099203.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter investigates how individuals from all backgrounds, whether ordinary farmers or privileged students, were interested in the world beyond ... More


Printing and Book Culture in Late Imperial China

Cynthia Brokaw (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231269
eISBN:
9780520927797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231269.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Despite the importance of books and the written word in Chinese society, the history of the book in China is a topic that has been little explored. This book of essays—written by historians, art ... More


Introduction

Francis R. Bradley

in Forging Islamic Power and Place: The Legacy of Shaykh Daud bin 'Abd Allah al-Fatani in Mecca and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851613
eISBN:
9780824868093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851613.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The introduction places this book in the fields of social history, Southeast Asian Islamic scholarly traditions, Islamic revivalism, and the history of Patani and the contested Malay-Thai border ... More


Introduction

N. Harry Rothschild and Leslie V. Wallace

in Behaving Badly in Early and Medieval China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824867812
eISBN:
9780824875671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867812.003.0014
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the three parts and thirteen chapters that comprise this volume, a series of focused case studies of personages and actions considered “bad” by early ... More


The Genealogy of Qiaopi Studies

Gregor Benton and Hong Liu

in Dear China: Emigrant Letters and Remittances, 1820-1980

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298415
eISBN:
9780520970540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298415.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter is mainly concerned with scholarship over the past eighty years or so in both China and overseas on the qiaopi phenomenon. It first discusses the reasons for the large quantities of ... More


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