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The City in late imperial China

Author: G William Skinner; Hugh D R Baker
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1977.
Series: Studies in Chinese society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G William Skinner; Hugh D R Baker
ISBN: 0804708924 9780804708920
OCLC Number: 2883862
Description: xvii, 820 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part One. The City in History --
Introduction : Urban Development in Imperial China / G. William Skinner --
The Cosmology of the Chinese City / Arthur F. Wright --
The Morphology of Walled Capitals / Sen-dou Chang --
The Transformation of Nanking, 1350-1400 / F.W. Mote --
The Formation of Cities : Initiative and Motivation in Building Three Walled Cities in Taiwan / Harry J. Lamley --
Regional Urbanization in Nineteenth-Century China / G. William Skinner --
Part Two. The City in Space --
Introduction : Urban and Rural in Chinese Society / G. William Skinner --
Cities and the Hierarchy of Local Systems / G. William Skinner --
The Yamen and Urban Administration / John R. Watt --
Ningpo and Its Hinterland / Yoshinobu Shiba --
Market Towns and Waterways : The County of Shang-hai from 1480 to 1910 / Mark Elvin --
Academies and Urban Systems in Kwangtung / Tilemann Grimm --
Extended Kinship in the Traditional City / Hugh D.R. Baker --
Part Three. The City as a Social System --
Introduction : Urban Social Structure in Ch'ing China / G. William Skinner --
Early Ch'ing Guilds / Peter J. Golas --
School-Temple and City God / Stephen Feuchtwang --
Urban Social Control / Sybille van der Sprenkel --
Social Structure in a Nineteenth-Century Taiwanese Port City / Donald R. Deglopper --
Neighborhood Cult Associations in Traditional Tainan / Kristofer M. Schipper.
Series Title: Studies in Chinese society.
Responsibility: edited by G. William Skinner ; contributors, Hugh D.R. Baker [and others].
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