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Education and society in late imperial China, 1600-1900

Author: Benjamin A Elman; Alexander Woodside; Joint Committee on Chinese Studies (U.S.)
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1994.
Series: Studies on China, 19.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With unprecedented breadth, this volume integrates the history of late imperial China with the history of education over three centuries of Chinese social, political, and intellectual life. The essays probe beneath the educational ideals enunciated by Neo-Confucian philosophers to elucidate actual educational practice in China from the late Ming dynasty to the late Ch'ing. Among the questions addressed: How was
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Education and society in late imperial China, 1600-1900.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)737605815
Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin A Elman; Alexander Woodside; Joint Committee on Chinese Studies (U.S.)
ISBN: 0520082346 9780520082342
OCLC Number: 27144520
Notes: Papers originally presented at a conference held at Santa Barbara, Calif., June 8-14, 1989, sponsored by the Joint Committee on Chinese Studies of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Social Science Research Council.
Description: xiv, 575 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The education of daughters in the mid-Ch'ing period / Susan Mann --
Four schoolmasters : educational issues in Li Hai-kuan's Lamp at the crossroads / Allan Barr --
Education for its own sake : notes on Tseng Kuo-fan's Family letters / Kwang-Ching Liu --
Changes in Confucian civil service examinations from the Ming to the Ch'ing dynasty / Benjamin A. Elman --
Fang Pao and the Ch'in-ting Ssu-shu-wen / R. Kent Guy --
Disclosure, examination, and local elite : the invention of the T'ung-ch'eng School in Ch'ing China / Kai-wing Chow --
Learning mathematical sciences during the early and mid-Ch'ing / Catherine Jami --
Tai Chen and learning in the Confucian tradition / Cynthia J. Brokaw --
Legal education in Ch'ing China / Wejen Chang --
Manchu education / Pamela Kyle Crossley --
Elementary education in the Lower Yangtze Region in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries / Angela Ki Che Leung --
Education and empire in southwest China : Ch'en Hung-mou in Yunnan, 1733-38 / William T. Rose --
The divorce between the political center and educational creativity in late imperial China / Alexander Woodside --
Lung-men Academy in Shanghai and the expansion of Kiangsu's educated elite, 1865-1911 / Barry Keenan --
Afterword : the expansion of education in Ch'ing China / Alexander Woodside and Benjamin A. Elman.
Series Title: Studies on China, 19.
Responsibility: edited by Benjamin A. Elman and Alexander Woodside.
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