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Introduction

Chris Bramall

in The Industrialization of Rural China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199275939
eISBN:
9780191706073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275939.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

There is an extensive literature which discusses the growth of rural industry in China. However, these focus on the role played by changes to government policy. In doing so, historical factors are ... More


The Communist Dismantling of Temple and Monastic Buddhism in Suzhou

Jan Kiely

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/9780231172769.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Jan Kiely’s chapter on early 1950s Suzhou is the first archivally-based study to illustrate how the dismantling of institutional Buddhism in the early PRC was actually carried out and also considers ... More


“Preserving the Bonds of Kin” Genealogy Masters and Genealogy Production in the Jiangsu-Zhejiang Area in the Qing and Republican Periods

Xu Xiaoman

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/9780520231269.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the actual process of genealogy compilation in the Jiangsu-Zhejiang area in China during the Qing and Republican periods. It investigates how and how often genealogies were ... More


Beyond Multinationals: The Environmental Behavior of Foreign Firms in China

in Foreign Firms, Investment, and Environmental Regulation in the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771535
eISBN:
9780804775144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771535.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the environmental behavior of foreign firms in China based on the results of a survey conducted in Jiangsu Province during the fall of 2005. It argues that foreign-invested ... More


Provincial Institutions and Judicial Reform in Jiangsu

in Trial of Modernity: Judicial Reform in Early Twentieth-Century China, 1901-1937

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755863
eISBN:
9780804779500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755863.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines how the judiciary functioned at the provincial and county levels in Jiangsu and explains how judicial reform affected judicial practices and local society. It outlines the ... More


The Social Context of County Judicial Functions

in Trial of Modernity: Judicial Reform in Early Twentieth-Century China, 1901-1937

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755863
eISBN:
9780804779500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755863.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter explores the county judiciary in Jiangsu. It first examines the making and unmaking of courts in the counties during the period 1911–1914 to show local elites' demands for and anxieties ... More


Conclusion

Gang Zhao

in The Qing Opening to the Ocean: Chinese Maritime Policies, 1684-1757

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836436
eISBN:
9780824871192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836436.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter discusses the significance of the 1684 trade policy in Chinese maritime history. The economic and commercial prosperity resulting from the 1684 open-door policy greatly ... More


Guides to Reform: Prison Instructors in Jiangsu and Beijing, 1918–1927

Jan Kiely

in The Compelling Ideal: Thought Reform and the Prison in China, 1901-1956

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300185942
eISBN:
9780300186376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185942.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

With a focus on the modern prisons in Jiangsu and Beijing, especially the case of Shao Zhenji, this chapter shows that mid-ranking prison instructors, along with wardens, had the leading part in ... More


Reformation for Salvation: The Buddhist Movement in the Jails and Prisons of 1920s Zhejiang and Jiangsu

Jan Kiely

in The Compelling Ideal: Thought Reform and the Prison in China, 1901-1956

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300185942
eISBN:
9780300186376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185942.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

By the 1920s the penal reformation system originally established in major cities came to be developed in certain far-flung county-towns by local county magistrates and wardens and was supported by ... More


Introduction

in Modern China's Network Revolution: Chambers of Commerce and Sociopolitical Change in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774093
eISBN:
9780804777872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774093.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine the over 200 chambers of commerce within the Lower Yangzi region—the socioeconomic heartland of modern China—with a ... More


Local Elites and the State: Managing Wuxi during the Warlord Era

Toby Lincoln

in Urbanizing China in War and Peace: The Case of Wuxi County

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841003
eISBN:
9780824868017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841003.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The book now turns to the role of the state in shaping urbanization, and argues that during the period of the Beiyang Government in the early 1920s, it was weak and therefore unable to influence the ... More


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