The Resource The Human Tradition in Modern China, (electronic resource)

The Human Tradition in Modern China, (electronic resource)

Label
The Human Tradition in Modern China
Title
The Human Tradition in Modern China
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Through compelling biographies of a wide range of historical figures, this engaging text presents a panorama of modern Chinese history that illustrates the great social and political changes that have occurred over the past 500 years. Through the lives of both the famous and the obscure, the contributors explore such enduring themes of the flexibility of the definition of Chinese in an era of imperialism and revolution, the tremendous transformations in gender relations, and the wide gap between the lives of urban and rural Chinese. Richly researched, these biographies are written in an acce
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
920.051
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT1826 .H855 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
The Human Tradition around the World series
Label
The Human Tradition in Modern China, (electronic resource)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=613625
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Human Tradition around the World Series Editors: William H. Beezley and Colin M. MacLachlan; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE -- Li Shizhen: Early Modern Scientist; Further Reading; CHAPTER TWO -- Amazon, Artist, and Adventurer: A Courtesan in Late Imperial China; The Pleasure Quarters of Late Imperial China; The Chinese Courtesan; Girls in Gaily Painted Boats; Bohemian Beauty; Flowers and Flute: The Courtesan Painter; Amazon and Archer; In the Literatis Eyes; Culture and Commerce; The Gentlewomens Gaze; Emancipation, Power, and Politics
  • The Female Knight-ErrantParadoxes; Further Reading; Notes; CHAPTER THREE -- Zou Boqi on Vision and Photography in Nineteenth-Century China; Zou Boqis Life and Intellectual Outlook; The Rise of Photography; Camera Vision in Nineteenth-Century China; A New Construction of Vision; A Chinese History of Photography; Zou Boqi and Modernity; Conclusion; Further Reading; Notes; CHAPTER FOUR -- Ho Kai: A Chinese Reformer in Colonial Hong Kong; Ho Kais Colonial Context; Colonial Hong Kong and Chinese Nationalism; Ho Kai and the Chinese Reform Movement
  • The Role of the West: Hong Kong as a Model for ChinaConflicting Interests: Ho Kai the Capitalist; The Tram Boycott of 1912-1913 and Ho Kais Forced Retirement; Conclusion; Notes; CHAPTER FIVE -- Der Ling: Manchu Princess, Cultural Advisor, and Author; Childhood (1884-1894); Living Overseas (1895-1902); Two Years in the Forbidden City (1903-1905); Leaving the Palace and After; Further Reading; Notes; CHAPTER SIX -- Li Chenggan: Patriot, Populist, and Factory Patriarch; Further Reading; Notes; CHAPTER SEVEN -- The Beijing University Students in the May Fourth Era: A Collective Biography
  • An Event and a TraditionThe Place; Testing In; Living; Bohemian Attitudes; Teaching and Learning; Culture and Politics; Notes; CHAPTER EIGHT -- The Reluctant Mendicant; Fortune-Telling; The Hopkins Paradigm; An Unforgivable Crime; Jazz and Epidemic Disease; Beijing in Turmoil; Striking an Aunt; A Prestigious Middle School; Military Training and Opium; Warlords with Modern Weapons; Organized Murder; Under Fire at the Front; Shot in the Chest; National Weakness; Global Power Shifts; Amassing Firepower; A School and Model Factory; Public Service and Graft; Squandering the Family Fortune
  • Death in ShanghaiCollecting Money for Tibetan Buddhism; A Buddhist Revolution; In the Cave; Crossing Burnt Bridges; Charitable Institutions; Diagnosis; Extracting the Final Resource; On the Cusp; Further Reading; Notes; CHAPTER NINE -- Hu Lanqi: Rebellious Woman, Revolutionary Soldier, Discarded Heroine, and Triumphant Survivor; Ideals for Women and Men in Early Twentieth-Century China; The Impact of War on Chinese Life; The Complications of Revolutionary Politics; Memory, History, and the Individual in the Peoples Republic of China; Further Reading; Notes
  • CHAPTER TEN -- Zhao Ruiqin: A Peasant Woman in Gansu and Domestic Worker in Beijing
Control code
ocn854521161
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The Human Tradition in Modern China, (electronic resource)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=613625
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Human Tradition around the World Series Editors: William H. Beezley and Colin M. MacLachlan; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE -- Li Shizhen: Early Modern Scientist; Further Reading; CHAPTER TWO -- Amazon, Artist, and Adventurer: A Courtesan in Late Imperial China; The Pleasure Quarters of Late Imperial China; The Chinese Courtesan; Girls in Gaily Painted Boats; Bohemian Beauty; Flowers and Flute: The Courtesan Painter; Amazon and Archer; In the Literatis Eyes; Culture and Commerce; The Gentlewomens Gaze; Emancipation, Power, and Politics
  • The Female Knight-ErrantParadoxes; Further Reading; Notes; CHAPTER THREE -- Zou Boqi on Vision and Photography in Nineteenth-Century China; Zou Boqis Life and Intellectual Outlook; The Rise of Photography; Camera Vision in Nineteenth-Century China; A New Construction of Vision; A Chinese History of Photography; Zou Boqi and Modernity; Conclusion; Further Reading; Notes; CHAPTER FOUR -- Ho Kai: A Chinese Reformer in Colonial Hong Kong; Ho Kais Colonial Context; Colonial Hong Kong and Chinese Nationalism; Ho Kai and the Chinese Reform Movement
  • The Role of the West: Hong Kong as a Model for ChinaConflicting Interests: Ho Kai the Capitalist; The Tram Boycott of 1912-1913 and Ho Kais Forced Retirement; Conclusion; Notes; CHAPTER FIVE -- Der Ling: Manchu Princess, Cultural Advisor, and Author; Childhood (1884-1894); Living Overseas (1895-1902); Two Years in the Forbidden City (1903-1905); Leaving the Palace and After; Further Reading; Notes; CHAPTER SIX -- Li Chenggan: Patriot, Populist, and Factory Patriarch; Further Reading; Notes; CHAPTER SEVEN -- The Beijing University Students in the May Fourth Era: A Collective Biography
  • An Event and a TraditionThe Place; Testing In; Living; Bohemian Attitudes; Teaching and Learning; Culture and Politics; Notes; CHAPTER EIGHT -- The Reluctant Mendicant; Fortune-Telling; The Hopkins Paradigm; An Unforgivable Crime; Jazz and Epidemic Disease; Beijing in Turmoil; Striking an Aunt; A Prestigious Middle School; Military Training and Opium; Warlords with Modern Weapons; Organized Murder; Under Fire at the Front; Shot in the Chest; National Weakness; Global Power Shifts; Amassing Firepower; A School and Model Factory; Public Service and Graft; Squandering the Family Fortune
  • Death in ShanghaiCollecting Money for Tibetan Buddhism; A Buddhist Revolution; In the Cave; Crossing Burnt Bridges; Charitable Institutions; Diagnosis; Extracting the Final Resource; On the Cusp; Further Reading; Notes; CHAPTER NINE -- Hu Lanqi: Rebellious Woman, Revolutionary Soldier, Discarded Heroine, and Triumphant Survivor; Ideals for Women and Men in Early Twentieth-Century China; The Impact of War on Chinese Life; The Complications of Revolutionary Politics; Memory, History, and the Individual in the Peoples Republic of China; Further Reading; Notes
  • CHAPTER TEN -- Zhao Ruiqin: A Peasant Woman in Gansu and Domestic Worker in Beijing
Control code
ocn854521161
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote

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