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 The Pattern of Buddhist Revival in the Past

Jiang Wu

in Enlightenment in Dispute: The Reinvention of Chan Buddhism in Seventeenth-Century China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195333572
eISBN:
9780199868872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333572.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter identifies the legacies of 17th‐century Chan Buddhism as expansion of Chan influence in Chinese culture and society, integration of monastic practice, and intensive networking by dharma ... More


Introduction

Janet Y. Chen

in Guilty of Indigence: The Urban Poor in China, 1900-1953

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152103
eISBN:
9781400839988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152103.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter briefly illustrates what life was like for the urban poor in Republican-era China. It also traces the changes in attitudes about “poverty” and the policies enacted for its ... More


China's Telecommunications History and Policy Trajectory

Eric Harwit

in China's Telecommunications Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233748
eISBN:
9780191715556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233748.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter begins by putting the Chinese case in the context of telecommunications development trajectories. It briefly considers policies in other countries where growth was in many cases slower, ... More


From Teahouse to Playhouse

Joshua Goldstein

in Drama Kings: Players and Publics in the Re-creation of Peking Opera, 1870-1937

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247529
eISBN:
9780520932791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247529.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the late Qing teahouse as a performative space, focusing less on the dramas enacted onstage than on the performance of social roles offstage and the relations between actors ... More


The Urban Cigarette and the Pastoral Pipe: Literary Representations of Smoking in Republican China

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/9780520262775.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

Disparities in standards of living between industrial cities and the countryside provided the material basis on which smoking habits in China diverged along geographical lines in the first half of ... More


Introduction

Joshua Goldstein

in Drama Kings: Players and Publics in the Re-creation of Peking Opera, 1870-1937

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247529
eISBN:
9780520932791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247529.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Peking opera is by far the most famous of China's approximately 360 theatrical genres. It is also the only one that, despite being named after a locatable city, is not merely categorized as a ... More


Drama Kings: Players and Publics in the Re-creation of Peking Opera, 1870-1937

Joshua Goldstein

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247529
eISBN:
9780520932791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247529.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book describes the formation of the Peking opera in late Qing and its subsequent rise and re-creation as the epitome of the Chinese national culture in Republican era China. Providing an ... More


The Christian Imprint: The Shaping of Republican-Era Theology

Chloë Starr

in Chinese Theology: Text and Context

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300204216
eISBN:
9780300224931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204216.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The 1920s and 1930s produced some of the most exciting and voluminous theology in Chinese history as Chinese leaders gained more prominence in churches, revival movements drew converts in, mission ... More


Haven

Jie Li

in Shanghai Homes: Palimpsests of Private Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167178
eISBN:
9780231538176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167178.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on issues of revolution and private life in the Shanghai alleyways from the 1940s to the 1990s. It was in this socialist period that the city became “home” for most of its ... More


Epilogue

Joshua Goldstein

in Drama Kings: Players and Publics in the Re-creation of Peking Opera, 1870-1937

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247529
eISBN:
9780520932791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247529.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book ends in 1937 because the Japanese invasion marks an important shift in the contexts in which Peking opera was performed and reformed. The coastal and eastern cities that were the main ... More


The Responses of Opium Growers to Eradication Campaigns and the Poppy Tax, 1907–1949

Lucien Bianco

in Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, 1839-1952

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220096
eISBN:
9780520924499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220096.003.0055
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the cultivators of opium whose livelihoods, and even survival, were directly affected by the state's opium regimes, explaining that growing opium could be a life-saving option ... More


The State in Commerce

Wen-hsin Yeh

in Shanghai Splendor: Economic Sentiments and the Making of Modern China, 1843-1949

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249714
eISBN:
9780520933422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249714.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the 1920s, a new elite emerged in Shanghai. With the weakening of the state during the Republican era, the expanding networks enabled both the middle class and the petty urbanites to run the city ... More


: Prostitution, Gender, and the State in Early Twentieth-Century China

Elizabeth J. Remick

in Regulating Prostitution in China: Gender and Local Statebuilding, 1900-1937

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788366
eISBN:
9780804790833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788366.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores prostitution as an important aspect of China's system of gender relations, and argues that the regulation of prostitution therefore is a site where state and gender relations ... More


Regulating Prostitution in China: Gender and Local Statebuilding, 1900-1937

Elizabeth J. Remick

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788366
eISBN:
9780804790833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788366.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is a study of regulated prostitution in China and its relationship to local statebuilding during the first half of the twentieth century. Following the lead of European states and Japan at ... More


The Indigenous Church Movement through War and Revolution

Lian Xi

in Redeemed by Fire: The Rise of Popular Christianity in Modern China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123395
eISBN:
9780300162837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123395.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses narratives of various groups, follows their rise and fall in the tide of war and revolution toward the end of the Republican era, and also provides a brief account of what ... More


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

Xiaoqun Xu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755863
eISBN:
9780804779500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755863.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book examines the Chinese judicial system and its operations in the Republican era, filling a gap in the scholarship on modern China, Chinese law, Chinese legal history, and comparative law. It ... More


Finding a Cure for Bahia

Anadelia A. Romo

in Brazil's Living Museum: Race, Reform, and Tradition in Bahia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833827
eISBN:
9781469604084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895948_romo.6
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Refusing to view blackness as a cause of Bahia's backwardness, medical doctors and public health reformers known as Tropicalistas swept into political power to find a cure for Bahia's backwardness. ... More


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