Mourning in Late Imperial China: Filial Piety and the Stateby Norman Kutcher
Pub. Date: 08/28/2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Kutcher's study of mourning demonstrates how Qing China's Manchu leaders quietly but forcefully undermined, not reinvigorated, the Confucian mourning system. See more details below
Kutcher's study of mourning demonstrates how Qing China's Manchu leaders quietly but forcefully undermined, not reinvigorated, the Confucian mourning system.
- Cambridge University Press
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- Cambridge Studies in Chinese History, Literature and Institutions Series
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- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)
Table of Contents
List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; A note on conventions; Reigns of Ming and Qing emperors; Introduction; 1. Death and the state in imperial China: continuities; 2. The reorientation of Ming attitudes toward mourning; 3. The early Qing transformation of mourning practice; 4. The bureaucratization of the Confucian li; 5. The death of Xiaoxian and the crisis of Qianlong rule; 6. Death and Chinese society; Select bibliography; Index.
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