Chinese Historical Microdemography

Chinese Historical Microdemography

by Stevan Harrell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520083067

ISBN-13: 9780520083066

Pub. Date: 03/01/1994

Publisher: University of California Press


Using local studies to answer global questions, this compilation challenges traditional notions concerning historical Chinese population trends. Genealogies, epitaphs, and household registers are some of the local and primary materials used to examine the important issues of fertility, mortality, family structure, and migration patterns.

Overview


Using local studies to answer global questions, this compilation challenges traditional notions concerning historical Chinese population trends. Genealogies, epitaphs, and household registers are some of the local and primary materials used to examine the important issues of fertility, mortality, family structure, and migration patterns.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520083066
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
03/01/1994
Series:
Studies on China Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
0.69(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction: Microdemography and the Modeling of Population Process in Late Imperial China
Marriage among the Song Elite
Fertility and Population Growth in the Lineages of Tongcheng County, 1520-1661
A Comparison of Lineage Populations in South China, ca. 1300-1900
Demographic Constraint and Family Structure in Traditional Chinese Lineages, ca. 1200-1900
Marriage, Mortality, and the Developmental Cycle in Three Xiaoshan Lineages
A Century of Mortality in Liaoning
Migration in Two Minnan Lineages in the Ming and Qing Periods

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