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Chidley, Katherine (fl. 1616–1653), religious controversialist and Leveller

Ian J. Gentles.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; UK Politics; British History. 1506 words.

Chidley, Katherine (fl. 1616–1653), religious controversialist and Leveller, was of unknown origins and background. By 1616 she was married to Daniel Chidley (fl. 1616–1649), a tailor of...

Children’s Culture and Social Studies

Stephanie Hemelryk Donald and Zitong Qiu.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 9117 words.

The study of childhood is crucial to understanding contemporary Chinese society and culture. Successive generations of childhood since the mid-20th century have been given the burden of...

China and Africa

May Tan-Mullins.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online October 2016 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 11851 words.

Since the founding of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in 1949, modern China-Africa relations have gone through fluctuating periods, influenced by exogenous and endogenous factors. In...

China and "Orientalism"

David Martínez Robles.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online June 2015 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 11478 words.

Very few books have left a more lasting impression on scholars involved with non Euro-American cultures than Edward Said’s Orientalism (1978), translated in 1999 both as Dongfangxue 東方學 in...

China and "Orientalism"

David Martínez Robles.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online June 2015 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 11478 words.

Very few books have left a more lasting impression on scholars involved with non Euro-American cultures than Edward Said’s Orientalism (1978), translated in 1999 both as Dongfangxue 東方學 in...

China and Peacekeeping

Miwa Hirono.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 13202 words.

In the early 1990s the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) began looking beyond traditional war-fighting operations and engaging in so-called military operations other than war (MOOTW),...

China and the World, 1900-1949

Dong Wang.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 9824 words.

Thematically and chronologically organized, this highly condensed annotated bibliography includes works that provide insights into the long-term, core themes of China and the world during...

China’s Agricultural Regions

Amy Zader.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 6937 words.

The production of China’s agriculture has been a topic both observed and scrutinized by many within and outside of China. The scope of work has been focused on how the government and people...

China’s Soft Power

Sheng Ding.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 7658 words.

The concept of “China’s soft power” has become increasingly accepted and studied in the fields of contemporary Chinese politics and international relations. In early 1990s, the Harvard...

China’s West

Y.M. Yeung, Jianfa Shen and Gordon Kee.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online August 2015 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 18565 words.

China’s west, or the western region, constitutes about two-thirds of the land in the country and twelve provincial or equivalent units. It encompasses territory so vast that its constituent...