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The Sinitic Encounter in Southeast China through the First Millennium CE

Hugh R. Clark

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851606
eISBN:
9780824868406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851606.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In two parts The Sinitic Encounter engages two of the most neglected themes of China’s history: How did lands south of the Yangtze River become part of China? and What was the impact of that ... More


Beyond Banks: The Local Logic of Informal Finance and Private Sector Development in China

Kellee S. Tsai

in Informal Finance in China: American and Chinese Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195380644
eISBN:
9780199869329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380644.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the main types of informal finance in terms of legality and local variation, finding that the more institutionalized forms of informal finance depend on political bargains ... More


Introduction

Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

in Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028818
eISBN:
9789882207332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028818.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book examines the relationship between two groups of Chinese, the Singapore Chinese and their village relatives in Anxi County, Fujian. It covers the Singaporeans' search for their cultural ... More


“Receiving Prayer Beads”: A Lay-Buddhist Ritual Performed by Menopausal Women in Ninghua, Western Fujian

Neky Tak-ching Cheung

in Recovering Buddhism in Modern China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231172769
eISBN:
9780231541107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172769.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Necky Cheung's ethnographic fieldwork-based chapter on the ritual of “receiving prayer beads” in rural western Fujian demonstrates how a form of grassroots Buddhism in local society not only ... More


In Search of My Ancestral Home

Myra Sidharta

in Cultural Curiosity: Thirteen Stories about the Search for Chinese Roots

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223400
eISBN:
9780520924918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223400.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

Myra Sidharta was born in Belitung, Indonesia. Her grandfather was a prominent figure in Belitung. Myra explains that the majority of the Chinese in Indonesia trace their roots to Fujian province in ... More


Poppies, Patriotism, and the Public Sphere: Nationalism and State Leadership in the Anti-Opium Crusade in Fujian, 1906–1916

Joyce A. Madancy

in Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, 1839-1952

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220096
eISBN:
9780520924499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220096.003.0046
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter is concerned with the impact of the anti-opium campaign in Fujian. It discusses how provincial officials worked to win the cooperation of elites and co-opt them into their power ... More


Farther South: Jiang Yan in Darkest Fujian

Paul W. Kroll

in Southern Identity and Southern Estrangement in Medieval Chinese Poetry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888139262
eISBN:
9789888313006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139262.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Jiang Yan (444–505), the most important poet active in the final years of the Liu-Song dynasty and the first few years of the succeeding Qi dynasty, spent the years between 474 and 477 rusticated to ... More


The Making of Bible Women in the Fujian Zenana Mission from the 1880s to the 1950s

Zhou Yun

in Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888455928
eISBN:
9789888455379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455928.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores women missionaries from the Church of England Zenana Mission Society and their Bible women in Fujian. It focuses on the intercultural exchange between these two groups of women ... More


Yiguan’s Origins: Clues from Chinese, Japanese, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin Sources

John E. Wills

in Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852764
eISBN:
9780824869021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852764.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the origins of Zheng Zhilong by consulting a variety of Chinese, Japanese, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin sources. It considers Jiang Risheng's Taiwan waiji, one of the ... More


The Burning Shore: Fujian and the Coastal Depopulation, 1661–1683

Dahpon David Ho

in Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852764
eISBN:
9780824869021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852764.003.0013
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the coastal depopulation of Fujian during the period 1661–1683. A rain of fire and destruction consumed Fujian Province from 1661 to 1683. The state under the Qing dynasty, ... More


Admiral Shi Lang’s Secret Proposal to Return Taiwan to the VOC

Weichung Cheng

in Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852764
eISBN:
9780824869021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852764.003.0014
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines Admiral Shi Lang's “secret proposal” to return Taiwan to the Dutch East India Company (VOC) after defeating the Zheng regime, led by Zheng Keshuang, in 1683. In June 1683, Shi ... More


The Central Coast through the Eighth Century

Hugh R. Clark

in The Sinitic Encounter in Southeast China through the First Millennium CE

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851606
eISBN:
9780824868406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851606.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter introduces the case study, based on southern Fujian province from the Neolithic through the early stages of sinitic immigration. The discussion covers evidence pertaining to early ... More


Tea: Invigorating the Body, Mind, and Society in the Song Dynasty

James A. Benn

in Tea in China: A Religious and Cultural History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839635
eISBN:
9780824868642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839635.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses tea culture during the Song dynasty with reference to developments in horticulture, state policy, urbanism, and changing tastes in elite and popular culture. It describes new ... More


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