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Trial of ModernityJudicial Reform in Early Twentieth-Century China, 1901-1937$
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Xiaoqun Xu

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780804755863

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804755863.001.0001

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Judicial Modernity as Performance of Formality

Judicial Modernity as Performance of Formality

The Beiyang Era

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(p.54) Chapter 2 Judicial Modernity as Performance of Formality
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Trial of Modernity
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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804755863.003.0003

This chapter discusses the impact of New Policy initiatives in the Beiyang government. It examines how the Republican state was driven by Western models and reveals what judicial modernity actually entailed in early-twentieth-century China.

Keywords:   New Policy, Beiyang, Republican, Western models, judicial modernity, China

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