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The Chinese Republic and America’s Missionary Reformers

Jedidiah J. Kroncke

in The Futility of Law and Development: China and the Dangers of Exporting American Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190233525
eISBN:
9780190233549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190233525.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 6 shows how the fusion of missionary idealism with the standardization of American law expressed itself through a progressive secularization of American legal reform work in China. The fall ... More


Wuhan before the War

STEPHEN R. MacKINNON

in Wuhan, 1938: War, Refugees, and the Making of Modern China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254459
eISBN:
9780520934603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254459.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the physical setting of prewar Wuhan and its political role in the history of the Chinese Republic. The metropolis now called Wuhan dominated the economic and political life of ... More


Du Yuesheng, the French Concession, and Social Networks in Shanghai

Brian G. Martin

in At the Crossroads of Empires: Middlemen, Social Networks, and State-Building in Republican Shanghai

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756198
eISBN:
9780804768436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756198.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes how the leaders in Shanghai, particularly Du Yuesheng, sought to legitimize their activities and to integrate their gangster systems with the new political and economic ... More


Reinventing Licentiousness: Pornography and Modern China

Y. Yvon Wang

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501752971
eISBN:
9781501752995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752971.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book navigates an overlooked history of representation during the transition from the Qing Empire to the Chinese Republic — a time when older, hierarchical notions of licentiousness were ... More


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