Private Education in Modern China

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Overview

Explains the history of private schools in modern China, which are seen as a unique social institution as well as an important component of the country's educational reform movement.
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Briefly reviews the educational legacy of imperial China, then traces the movement for private education from its beginning in the middle of the 19th century to the resurgence in post-Mao China. He includes Catholic and Protestant mission schools as well as other non- governmental schools. Deng describes educators as heroic figures and fills gaps in the record with laudatory comments. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780275956394
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/30/1997
  • Pages: 198
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

PENG DENG, a native of China, is Associate Professor of History at High Point University in North Carolina.

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Table of Contents

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Preface
1 Private Education in Pre-Modern China 1
2 Private Schools in Early Modern China 19
3 Non-Governmental Schools in the Nationalist Era 39
4 Ups and Downs of Mission Schools 67
5 Demise of the Sili and Rise of the Minban 91
6 Resurgence of Private Schools in Post-Mao China 117
Glossary 145
Selected Bibliography 151
Index 161
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