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Redemption and Revolution: American and Chinese New Women in the Early Twentieth Century

Motoe Sasaki

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801451393
eISBN:
9781501706288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451393.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the early twentieth century, a good number of college-educated Protestant American women went abroad by taking up missionary careers in teaching, nursing, and medicine. Most often, their ... More


 The Creation and Evolution of Qigong

David Ownby

in Falun Gong and the Future of China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195329056
eISBN:
9780199870240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329056.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter traces the invention and evolution of qigong, the larger movement out of which Falun Gong emerged in 1992. Qigong was created as part of a nativist Chinese reaction to the importation of ... 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


The Shanghai Station, 1932–35

Frederic Wakeman

in Spymaster: Dai Li and the Chinese Secret Service

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234079
eISBN:
9780520928763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234079.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the history of Chiang Kai-shek's Shanghai Station during the period from 1932 to 1935. It explains that Shanghai was always Dai Li's primary arena of secret service activity ... More


Between the Heavenly and the Human

Ying-shih Yü

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

in Chinese History and Culture: Sixth Century B.C.E. to Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178587
eISBN:
9780231542012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178587.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This article traces the origin and development of the first spiritual awakening in Chinese intellectual tradition during what some scholars call the age of “axial breakthrough”. It defines this ... More


Confucian Ethics and Capitalism

Ying-shih Yü

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

in Chinese History and Culture: Sixth Century B.C.E. to Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178587
eISBN:
9780231542012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178587.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This essay disputes Weberian ideas of how Confucian thought prevented capitalistic development in China. Accepting Fernand Braudel’s separation of capitalism from market economy, it outlines the ... More


Reorientation of Confucian Social Thought in the Age of Wang Yangming

Ying-shih Yü

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

in Chinese History and Culture: Sixth Century B.C.E. to Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178587
eISBN:
9780231542012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178587.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

This essay examines how the most notable Neo-Confucian scholar Wang Yangming (1472-1529) re-oriented his Confucian project in the context of Ming despotism. It argues that Confucianism took a ... More


Qing Confucianism

Ying-shih Yü and Ying-shih Yü

Josephine Chiu-Duke, Michael S. Duke, 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/9780231178600.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This survey of Qing dynasty (1644-1911) Confucianism describes the process of intellectual change from Song-Ming Neo-Confucianism with its metaphysical questions to the classical scholarship that ... More


What Is the Tradition of Chinese Prose Poetry?: 中国散文诗的传统如何?‎

Nick Admussen

in Recite and Refuse: Contemporary Chinese Prose Poetry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856526
eISBN:
9780824873011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856526.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines, rejects, and revises the traditional history of the genre of prose poetry. Through a reading of Agamben, it demonstrates that during the May Fourth period, writers called a ... More


New Women in the Civilizing Mission

Motoe Sasaki

in Redemption and Revolution: American and Chinese New Women in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801451393
eISBN:
9781501706288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451393.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores how the notion of civilization affected historical consciousness in the U.S. and China, and was also involved in the creation of the subjectivities of the New Woman: on the U.S. ... More


Divergent Paths of Historical Progress

Motoe Sasaki

in Redemption and Revolution: American and Chinese New Women in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801451393
eISBN:
9781501706288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451393.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

During the late 1920s and early 1930s, American New Women became more aware of the widening psychological gap between them and their Chinese counterparts. This chapter explores the transformation ... More


On Mind, Material Force, and Principle (Simgiri p’yŏn): by Chŏng Tojŏn (Sambong)

in Korea's Great Buddhist-Confucian Debate: The Treatises of Chong Tojon (Sambong) and Hamho Tuktong (Kihwa)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853808
eISBN:
9780824868031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853808.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

An annotated translation of the second of Chŏng Tojŏn's three major treatises that criticized Chan/Sŏn Buddhist doctrine and practice. In this short but focused essay, Chŏng articulates one of the ... More


Challenging the Revolutionary Orthodoxy: “New Enlightenment” Historiography in the 1980s

Huaiyin Li

in Reinventing Modern China: Imagination and Authenticity in Chinese Historical Writing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836085
eISBN:
9780824871338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836085.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter presents a new intellectual trend, known as the New Enlightenment (xin qimeng), which emerged in the late 1970s and the 1980s. Having witnessed nationwide turmoil or having personally ... More


The Triple Concordance system and Liu Xin’s ‘Grand Unified Theory’

Christopher Cullen

in Heavenly Numbers: Astronomy and Authority in Early Imperial China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198733119
eISBN:
9780191797705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733119.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

In 9 CE, the powerful courtier Wang Mang deposed the infant prince of Han and took power as first emperor of his own dynasty. To help him sustain this claim, Liu Xin created what amounted to a Grand ... More


The Imagination of Heterogeneous Space and Implicit Transformations of Identity: Manchukuo’s “Japanese” and “Manchurian” Detective Novelists

Zhan Li

in Manchukuo Perspectives: Transnational Approaches to Literary Production

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528134
eISBN:
9789882205949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528134.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Shackled by contemporary consumer culture and official dictates, a number of writers in Manchukuo created detective novels based on Chinese and Japanese examples. This chapter analyses how detective ... More


Mind-Body Dualism in the Textual Record

Edward Slingerland

in Mind and Body in Early China: Beyond Orientalism and the Myth of Holism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190842307
eISBN:
9780190922955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842307.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The xin is most commonly characterized in pre-Qin texts as a locus of thought and decision making, sometimes linked to cognition or moral emotions like worry or compassion, but primarily concerned ... More


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