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Madness in late imperial China

from illness to deviance

by Vivien W. Ng

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Mental illness -- China -- History.,
    • Social psychiatry -- China -- History.,
    • China -- History -- Qing dynasty, 1644-1912.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-198) and index.

      Statementby Vivien W. Ng.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC451.C6 N666 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 204 p. :
      Number of Pages204
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1888783M
      ISBN 100806122978
      LC Control Number90050237

        Introduction. Although for most purposes “late imperial China” refers to the Ming and Qing dynasties (–), many scholars believe that key aspects of China’s late imperial economy came into existence as a result of a series of changes that began in the late Tang dynasty and culminated during the Song dynasty, known as the “Tang-Song transformation.”. Despite the importance of books and the written word in Chinese society, the history of the book in China is a topic that has been little explored. This book of essays—written by historians, art historians, and literary scholars—introduces the major issues in the social and cultural history of the book in late imperial China. Informed by insights from the rich literature on the history of.

      Death Ritual in Late Imperial and Modern China. JAMES L. WATSON and EVELYN S. RAWSKI, eds. Berkeley: University of Califor- nia Press, xv + pp., notes, glossary, index. $ (cloth). NORMA DlAMOND University of Michigan Theessays in this volumeexamineChineseviews and practices relating to death, burial, and post-bur-. Sex, Law, and Society in Late Imperial China book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This study of the regulation of sexuality in /5(11).

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Benjamin A. Elman is Professor of Chinese History and Director of the Center for Chinese Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles; from to he will be a Visiting Professor at the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study.

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