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The Imperial University and Late-Qing Beijing

Timothy B. Weston

in The Power of Position: Beijing University, Intellectuals, and Chinese Political Culture, 1898-1929

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237674
eISBN:
9780520929906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237674.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

The imperial government's focus on education for the purpose of training servants of the state left a vacuum that was swiftly filled by the private efforts of the Jiangnan elite. Zhang Baixi declared ... More


Schools, Politics, and Reform in the Nineteenth Century

Timothy B. Weston

in The Power of Position: Beijing University, Intellectuals, and Chinese Political Culture, 1898-1929

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237674
eISBN:
9780520929906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237674.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Western learning is an omnibus term, used to refer to academic subjects studied in Europe, the United States, and, more recently, Japan. Sun Jia'nai implied that educational reform itself required a ... More


The University of Oxford: A History

L.W.B. Brockliss

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199243563
eISBN:
9780191778698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243563.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book is a history of the University of Oxford from its beginnings in the late eleventh century until the present. Emphasis is placed on the fact that Oxford’s history has been one of ... More


The Politics of Higher Education: The Imperial University in Northern Song China

Chu Ming-kin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528196
eISBN:
9789882205543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528196.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book addresses the politics of higher education in Imperial China during the Northern Song period (960-1127). How did different political agents -- namely emperors, scholar-officials, teachers ... More


Modan America

Peter Duus and Kenji Hasegawa

in Rediscovering America: Japanese Perspectives on the American Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268432
eISBN:
9780520950375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268432.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how the Japanese viewed the outside world after the victory of America and its allies in World War I. It reports that the war “to make the world safe for democracy” had toppled ... More


The Miracle of Modern Japanese Literature

Minae Mizumura

in The Fall of Language in the Age of English

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163026
eISBN:
9780231538541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163026.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the formation and development of Japanese universities in the nineteenth century and their role in the creation of a national literature. It also analyzes the novel, Sanshirō ... More


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