China : Understanding Its Past

China : Understanding Its Past

by Eileen H. Tamura
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900824819230
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition

Table of Contents

Maps
Tables and Graphs
To the Reader
Chinese Names
Romanization and Pronunciation of Chinese Words
Ch. 1The Family, State, and Society in Imperial China, 600 B.C.E. to A.D. 19001
1Daughters4
2Sons19
3Parents and Children36
4Foundations of Chinese Thinking45
5China and the Outside World56
Ch. 2Civilizations in Collision: China in Transition, 1750-192075
1The Celestial Empire and the Outside World, 1750-179378
2China, Britain, and Opium, 1839-184292
3Foreign Encroachment in China, 1842-1911109
4Domestic Strife, 1850-1873123
5Reform and Revolution, 1890-1920138
Ch. 3Transforming Society: Chinese Communism, from 1920155
1Chaos, Confusion, and Civil War, 1920-1949158
2Winning Hearts and Minds190
3"Dare to Act": Restructuring Society and the Economy, from 1949202
4Marriage, Women, and the Family224
5China and Other Countries, from 1949237
Glossary249
Index255
Acknowledgments262

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