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The New Freedom to Expand Knowledge

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0057
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter sheds light on the new Ming dynasty. The Ming rulers found themselves in a unique situation in which all political interests within the country were balanced against each other. It was ... More


The Art of Being Governed: Everyday Politics in Late Imperial China

Michael Szonyi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197241
eISBN:
9781400888887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197241.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

How did ordinary people in the Ming dynasty (1368–1644) deal with the demands of the state? This book explores the myriad ways that families fulfilled their obligations to provide a soldier to the ... More


Qian Qianyi's Reflections on Yellow Mountain: Traces of a Late-Ming Hatchet and Chisel

Stephen McDowall

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090842
eISBN:
9789882207318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090842.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is a close examination of travel writing in seventeenth-century China, presenting an innovative reading of the youji genre. Taking the “Account of My Travels at Yellow Mountain” by the ... More


Government Under the Ming, 1368–1644

S. E. Finer

in The History of Government from the Earliest Times: Volume II: The Intermediate Ages

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207900
eISBN:
9780191677854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207900.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

Patriotic Chinese hail the Ming dynasty as the last native dynasty on Chinese soil before the alien Manchus (Ch'ing) took over in 1644 and ruled the country up to the close of the entire imperial ... More


Epilogue

Stephen McDowall

in Qian Qianyi's Reflections on Yellow Mountain: Traces of a Late-Ming Hatchet and Chisel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090842
eISBN:
9789882207318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090842.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

As the late-Ming world neared its end taking with it the open culture it had fostered, this proved to be a challenge for the educated élite as they had to transition into the new era of Qing rule. ... More


Technology and innovation in global history and in the history of the global

Dagmar Schäfer

in Writing the History of the Global: Challenges for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265321
eISBN:
9780191760495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265321.003.0010
Subject:
History, Historiography

The Chinese of the Ming/Qing dynasties took a distinctive approach to technology and innovation. The Chinese assigned a place and function to technologies and their products in statecraft, public ... More


Healing the State, Healing the Organism

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0058
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The Manchus were conquerors and foreign rulers, who were gradually able to adopt the refined lifestyle of the conquered. China had once again fallen victim to foreign invaders from the north after ... More


Coda

Jean Ma

in Melancholy Drift: Marking Time in Chinese Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028054
eISBN:
9789882207172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028054.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The expansiveness of Wong Kar-wai's approach to intertextuality, citation, and borrowing, along with the dense cross-cultural, cross-medial matrix in which his ... More


Yellow Bodies, Black Sweat: Yao Ming, Ichiro Suzuki, and Global Sport

Chong Chon-Smith

in East Meets Black: Asian and Black Masculinities in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462050
eISBN:
9781626745292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462050.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on the relationship between Asian and Black athletes, global multiculturalism, and capitalism. Ichiro Suzuki and Yao Ming represent in clear ways the figuration of the Asian male ... More


A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci 1552-1610

R. Po-chia Hsia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592258
eISBN:
9780191595622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592258.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

A 16th century Italian Jesuit, Matteo Ricci was the founder of the Catholic Mission in China. This critical biography tells the story of his remarkable life, one that bridged Counter‐Reformation ... More


The Ryukyu Kingdom: Cornerstone of East Asia

Mamoru Akamine

Robert Huey (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824855178
eISBN:
9780824872953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855178.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This English translation of an Okinawan scholarly voice provides a compelling new picture of the role played by the Ryukyu Kingdom in pre-modern East Asia. Mamoru Akamine first examines the early ... More


Seeking Order in a Tumultuous Age: The Writings of Chong Tojon, a Korean Neo-Confucian

Chong Tojon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824859442
eISBN:
9780824872151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824859442.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chŏng Tojŏn, one of the most influential thinkers in Korean history, played a leading role in the establishment of the Chosŏn dynasty (1392–1910). Long recognized for his contributions to the ... More


Nanchang

R. Po‐chia Hsia

in A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci 1552-1610

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592258
eISBN:
9780191595622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592258.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

A serendipitous encounter with Sun Kuang, a grand mandarin from Shaoxing, who came to Shaozhou to seek cure with the Jesuits for his depressed young son, allowed Ricci to escape from Guangdong. He ... More


The Sounds of Zhèngmíng: Setting Names Straight in Early Chinese Texts

Jane Geaney

in Ethics in Early China: An Anthology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888028931
eISBN:
9789882209800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028931.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In early Chinese texts, straightness often indicates correctness, hence many things are said to be zhèng. But among them, only zhèngmíng emerged as a rhetorical slogan promising the production of ... More


A Father Loses Three Sons to the Army: Everyday Politics In Ming China

Michael Szonyi

in The Art of Being Governed: Everyday Politics in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197241
eISBN:
9781400888887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197241.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides a background on the consequences of choices about military mobilization in China's southeast coast under the Ming dynasty from 1368 to 1644. It does not focus on military or ... More


A Temple with Two Gods: Managing Social Relations Between Soldier-Farmers and Local Civilians

Michael Szonyi

in The Art of Being Governed: Everyday Politics in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197241
eISBN:
9781400888887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197241.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter shows how military households strategized within the Ming state's registration system and how their assignment to the region generated new kinds of social relations. It explains how Ming ... More


Printing as Performance Literati Playwright-Publishers of the Late Ming

Katherine Carlitz

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/9780520231269.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines literati playwright-publishers in China during the late Ming dynasty, focusing on the Master of the Silkworm Studio. It analyzes the social dimensions of Ming drama publishing ... More


Neosurrealist Metamusicals, Flow and Camp Aesthetics: Yes and The Wayward Cloud

John Richardson

in An Eye for Music: Popular Music and the Audiovisual Surreal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195367362
eISBN:
9780199918249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367362.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter discusses recent independent films that reference the audiovisual techniques of film musicals but juxtapose these elements with other stylistic means. The two case studies are Sally ... More


The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

M. A. Aldrich

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book weaves the genres of travel essays and travel guides into a narrative about the cultural mosaic of the capital of China. The book leads the reader through palaces, temples, back streets, ... More


The Ming Prince and Daoism: Institutional Patronage of an Elite

Richard G. Wang

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199767687
eISBN:
9780199950607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199767687.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book argues that while the promotion of Daoism was a national policy of the Ming (1368–1644) court, the activities and maintenance of local Daoist institutions were the result of royal support ... More


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