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The Nineteenth-Century Synthesis in Confucian Learning

Barry C. Keenan

in Neo-Confucian Self-Cultivation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834968
eISBN:
9780824868499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834968.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter follows the developments in Confucian learning during the nineteenth century. During this time, several of the new Qing dynasty academies followed the eighteenth-century emphasis on both ... More


Chinese Official Historical Writing under the Ming and Qing

Achim Mittag

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 3: 1400-1800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199219179
eISBN:
9780191804267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199219179.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter deals with historical writing under the Ming and Qing dynasties. Historical writing was traditionally a state-run project, which consisted in the collection and compilation of sources ... More


Reflections on Chinese Historical Thinking

Ying-shih Yü

Josephine Chiu-Duke and Michael S. Duke (eds)

in Chinese History and Culture: Seventeenth Century Through Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178600
eISBN:
9780231542005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178600.003.0015
Subject:
History, Asian History

Of this series of reflections, one of the most important is that the first generation of Chinese historians who were exposed to Western influence only in a limited way produced historical scholarship ... More


Bodily knowledge and western learning in late imperial China: the case of Wang Shixiong (1808–68)

Yi-Li Wu

in Historical epistemology and the making of modern Chinese medicine

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096006
eISBN:
9781781708460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096006.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This paper aims to problematize a common yet misleading trope in modern descriptions of Chinese medicine: that it was historically interested in the body's "functions" but not its "structures." To ... More


Modern Chronological Biography and the Conception of Historical Scholarship

Ying-shih Yü

Josephine Chiu-Duke and Michael S. Duke (eds)

in Chinese History and Culture: Seventeenth Century Through Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178600
eISBN:
9780231542005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178600.003.0016
Subject:
History, Asian History

While comparing Chinese biographical writing with the Western tradition, this article focuses on the evolution of the chronological biography (nianpu). It further discusses how Qing dynasty ... More


“A Time of Pure Yin”: Forging the Seventeenth-Century Consensus on the Nature of Ming Eunuch Power

Norman A. Kutcher

in Eunuch and Emperor in the Great Age of Qing Rule

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520297524
eISBN:
9780520969841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297524.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the thought of three famous thinkers who lived through the fall of the Ming dynasty and rise of the Qing. Each of them: Wang Fuzhi, Huang Zongxi, and Gu Yanwu, had personally ... More


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