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Singing the Village: Music, Memory and Ritual among the Sibe of Xinjiang

Rachel Harris

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262979
eISBN:
9780191734717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262979.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The Sibe are an immigrant group, Qing dynasty bannermen who made a three-year ‘long march’ from Manchuria in the 18th century to serve as a border garrison in the newly conquered Western Regions of ... More


Sibe History and Society

Rachel Harris

in Singing the Village: Music, Memory and Ritual among the Sibe of Xinjiang

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262979
eISBN:
9780191734717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262979.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter offers a general account of Sibe history and society. It suggests that certain nationalist themes are apparent in the writing of Sibe history in contemporary China, notably a rhetoric of ... More


The Zünghar Invasion

Trent Pomplun

in Jesuit on the Roof of the World: Ippolito Desideri's Mission to Tibet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195377866
eISBN:
9780199869466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377866.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Desideri flees the capital to escape the Zünghar invasion of 1717 in the fourth chapter, which will largely be taken up by Desideri's narrative of the carnage that followed. This chapter outlines the ... More


Luxurious Networks: Salt Merchants, Status, and Statecraft in Eighteenth-Century China

Yulian Wu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804798112
eISBN:
9781503600799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798112.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores the transformation of Huizhou salt merchants’ social and political status in eighteenth-century China. These merchants left their homes in the remote countryside of Huizhou, ... More


: A Brief Historical Context

Melvyn C. Goldstein

in A Tibetan Revolutionary: The Political Life and Times of Bapa Phuntso Wangye

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240896
eISBN:
9780520940307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240896.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The people of Batang, Phüntso Wangye's home town, are part of the Eastern Tibet ethnic subgroup called the Khampa. Traditionally, the area of eastern Tibet known as Kham was divided into twenty or so ... More


The Emperor's New Mathematics: Western Learning and Imperial Authority During the Kangxi Reign (1662-1722)

Catherine Jami

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199601400
eISBN:
9780191729218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601400.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This book explores how the mathematics the Jesuits brought to China was reconstructed as a branch of imperial learning so that the emperor Kangxi (r. 1662–1722) could consolidate his power over the ... More


Settling Societies

James Belich

in Replenishing the Earth: The Settler Revolution and the Rise of the Angloworld

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199297276
eISBN:
9780191700842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297276.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Europeans were not the only creators of settler societies in the period 1500–1800, and they were not the world's only gunpowder imperialists either. Islamic empires were also on the rise. The Ottoman ... More


The Court and Society, 1589–1724

Eugene Y. Park

in A Genealogy of Dissent: The Progeny of Fallen Royals in Chosŏn Korea

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503602083
eISBN:
9781503607231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602083.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Covering the mid-Chosŏn period, chapter 3 analyzes the segmentation of the Kaesŏng Wang as a descent group. While successive members of a third new line of ritual heirs, the Majŏn lineage, performed ... More


Chinese Revolution and World War

W. G. Beasley

in Japanese Imperialism 1894–1945

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221685
eISBN:
9780191678479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221685.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The overthrow of the Manchu dynasty in the winter of 1911–12 had the effect of destroying China's political unity for about 15 years. During most of that period, there were rival regimes claiming to ... More


Recruitment

Edward J. M. Rhoads

in Stepping Forth into the World: The Chinese Educational Mission to the United States, 1872-81

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028863
eISBN:
9789882207424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028863.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Two Chinese Educational Mission (CEM) branches were established in China — one in Shanghai (the Going Abroad Bureau) and the other, later on, in the United States. The first important task of the CEM ... More


Historicizing the Manchus, Deterritorializing Manchuria: Ethnology and Borderland Studies in the ROC

Dan Shao

in Remote Homeland, Recovered Borderland: Manchus, Manchoukuo, and Manchuria, 1907-1985

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834456
eISBN:
9780824870263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834456.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter studies how scholars in the ROC had played an essential role in defining ethnic composition and territorial structure of China in general, and in re-identifying the Manchus and ... More


Tales of Two Empires: The Conquerors, the Colonized, and the Heroes

Dan Shao

in Remote Homeland, Recovered Borderland: Manchus, Manchoukuo, and Manchuria, 1907-1985

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834456
eISBN:
9780824870263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834456.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter is based on memoirs, autobiographies, and local gazetteers collected from Manchuria from the late Qing to the PRC, as well as on interviews with Manzu people. It analyzes the initiatives ... More


Boxers and Bannermen: Peking 1900

Anne Witchard

in Lao She in London

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139606
eISBN:
9789882208643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139606.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Born an impoverished ethnic Manchu in the declining days of the Qing dynasty, Lao She grew up at a time when anti-Manchu resentment from Han Chinese nationalists was rife. In the course of the 1911 ... More


‘Oh, my God … can this be England?’ (Sax Rohmer, The Mystery of Dr Fu-Manchu, 1913)

Anne Witchard

in Lao She in London

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139606
eISBN:
9789882208643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139606.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The period of China's utmost vulnerability, from the Boxer uprising of 1900 until the rise of the Nationalist Party in the mid-1920s, coincided with the mass-marketing of Chinese stereotypes and the ... More


A Translucent Mirror: History and Identity in Qing Imperial Ideology

Pamela KyleCrossley

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520215665
eISBN:
9780520928848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215665.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In this landmark exploration of the origins of nationalism and cultural identity in China, the author traces the ways in which a large, early modern empire of Eurasia, the Qing (1636–1912), ... More


Introduction

Evelyn S. Rawski

in The Last Emperors: A Social History of Qing Imperial Institutions

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520212893
eISBN:
9780520926790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520212893.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores issues of ethnicity and historical interpretation within Qing history from the perspective of the Manchu rulers, addressing a major theme in modern histories of the dynasty: the ... More


Shamanism and Tibetan Buddhism at Court

Evelyn S. Rawski

in The Last Emperors: A Social History of Qing Imperial Institutions

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520212893
eISBN:
9780520926790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520212893.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter turns to the court's patronage of shamanism and Tibetan Buddhism, and to its pursuit of a multicultural policy directed at different subject peoples in the empire. Shamanism was the ... More


Conclusion

Evelyn S. Rawski

in The Last Emperors: A Social History of Qing Imperial Institutions

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520212893
eISBN:
9780520926790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520212893.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Several major factors shaped Manchu institutions and state rituals, the first of which was a strong and persistent impulse to create and retain a separate cultural identity. The Jurchen developed ... More


Introduction

Dan Shao

in Remote Homeland, Recovered Borderland: Manchus, Manchoukuo, and Manchuria, 1907-1985

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834456
eISBN:
9780824870263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834456.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter lays out the historiographical and theoretical groundwork for documenting a history of the Manchus in Manchuria and for examining the importance of Manchuria to the identity ... More


Epilogue

Dan Shao

in Remote Homeland, Recovered Borderland: Manchus, Manchoukuo, and Manchuria, 1907-1985

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834456
eISBN:
9780824870263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834456.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter presents some observations and questions about the recent development of the Manzu community in Northeast China upon the experiences of the Manzu's ancestors and expressions ... More


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