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Teachers' Schools and the Making of the Modern Chinese Nation-State, 1897-1937 / Edition 1
     

Teachers' Schools and the Making of the Modern Chinese Nation-State, 1897-1937 / Edition 1

by Xiaoping Cong
 

ISBN-10: 0774813474

ISBN-13: 9780774813471

Pub. Date: 02/26/2007

Publisher: University of Washington Press

Teachers' Schools and the Making of the Modern Chinese Nation-State is an innovative account of educational and social transformations in politically tumultuous early twentieth-century China. It focuses on the unique nature of Chinese teachers' schools, which bridged Chinese and Western ideals, and the critical role that these schools played in the changes sweeping

Overview

Teachers' Schools and the Making of the Modern Chinese Nation-State is an innovative account of educational and social transformations in politically tumultuous early twentieth-century China. It focuses on the unique nature of Chinese teachers' schools, which bridged Chinese and Western ideals, and the critical role that these schools played in the changes sweeping Chinese society. It also documents their role in the empowerment of women and the production of grassroots forces leading to the Communist Revolution.

About the Author:
Xiaoping Cong is an assistant professor of history at the University of Houston

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780774813471
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Publication date:
02/26/2007
Series:
Contemporary Chinese Studies
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents


Tables     viii
Acknowledgments     ix
Map of China, c. 1930     2
Introduction     3
The Imperial School System and Education Reform in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century: A Historical Review     18
Education and Society in Transition: The Rise of Teachers' Schools, 1897-1911     38
Pursuing Modernization in Trying Times: Teachers' Schools from 1912-22     71
Modernity and the Village: The Emergence of Village Teachers' Schools, 1922-30     95
Nationalizing the Local: Teachers' Schools in Rural Reconstruction, 1930-37     128
Transforming the Revolution: Social and Political Aspects of Teachers' Schools, 1930-37     159
Conclusion     202
Notes     208
Glossary of Chinese Names and Terms     253
Bibliography     266
Index     296

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