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Grooming a Daughter for Marriage: Brides and Wives in the Mid-Qing Period

Susan Mann

in Chinese Femininities/Chinese Masculinities: A Reader

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211032
eISBN:
9780520935303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211032.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses concepts of marriage, brides, and wives in the Mid-Qing period. Marriage was the ladder of success for women in late imperial China. But a lavish dowry often became a burden: ... More


Learning to Smoke Chinese-Style, 1644–1750

Carol Benedict

in Golden-Silk Smoke: A History of Tobacco in China, 1550-2010

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262775
eISBN:
9780520948563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262775.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

From its earliest introduction in the late Ming period to its wide dispersal in the Qing period, New World tobacco traveled in multiple directions and along myriad paths to become “Chinese.” This ... 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


Mid-Qing Protests in Comparative Perspective

Ho-Fung Hung

in Protest with Chinese Characteristics: Demonstrations, Riots, and Petitions in the Mid-Qing Dynasty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152037
eISBN:
9780231525459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152037.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter first compares the three waves of protests in mid-Qing China. It shows that while the general political-economic contexts determined whether the protesters were more likely to engage or ... More


Hand Combat

Meir Shahar

in The Shaolin Monastery: History, Religion, and the Chinese Martial Arts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831103
eISBN:
9780824868758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831103.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides an overview of the Shaolin monks' hand combats. In the seventeenth century, Shaolin monks had developed sophisticated empty-handed techniques (quan), which eventually replaced ... More


Conclusion

Fei-Hsien Wang

in Pirates and Publishers: A Social History of Copyright in Modern China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691171821
eISBN:
9780691195414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171821.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter retraces the curious and crooked journey of copyright in modern China from the translingual transplantation of copyright/hanken/banquan in East Asia in the second half of the nineteenth ... More


Filial-Loyal Demonstrations, 1740–1759

Ho-Fung Hung

in Protest with Chinese Characteristics: Demonstrations, Riots, and Petitions in the Mid-Qing Dynasty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152037
eISBN:
9780231525459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152037.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the first of the three waves of protest in mid-Qing China. It delves into the strategies, ideologies, and collective identities underlying the wave of protest in 1740–1759 by ... More


Riots Into Rebellion, 1776–1795

Ho-Fung Hung

in Protest with Chinese Characteristics: Demonstrations, Riots, and Petitions in the Mid-Qing Dynasty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152037
eISBN:
9780231525459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152037.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the second of the three waves of protest in mid-Qing China. It details the genesis and development of select representative cases of protest in 1776–1795, which were ... More


Resistance and Petitions, 1820–1839

Ho-Fung Hung

in Protest with Chinese Characteristics: Demonstrations, Riots, and Petitions in the Mid-Qing Dynasty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152037
eISBN:
9780231525459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152037.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the third of the three waves of protest in mid-Qing China. It presents detailed studies of several cases of tax riots, retribution against state agents, and other collective ... More


Epilogue: The Past in the Present

Ho-Fung Hung

in Protest with Chinese Characteristics: Demonstrations, Riots, and Petitions in the Mid-Qing Dynasty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152037
eISBN:
9780231525459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152037.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This epilogue re-examines China's contemporary protests, with a focus on the revival of traditionalist repertoires in light of the insights generated by this study. It shows that mid-Qing traditions ... More


Contexts of Strangeness in Seventeenth-Century Japan

W. Puck Brecher

in The Aesthetics of Strangeness: Eccentricity and Madness in Early Modern Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836665
eISBN:
9780824871116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836665.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how strangeness was received in the early Edo period and how three key tropes of eccentric behavior—reclusion (insei; inton), madness (kyō), and uselessness (muyō)—were ... More


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