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Chinese-Western Comparative Poetics

Jonathan Stalling.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online June 2015 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 9431 words.

Until the rise of narrative fiction as the dominant genre of literary cultural production (in the 18th century), much of what we have now come to call “literary theory and criticism” was...

Classical Confucianism

Paul Goldin.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 10111 words.

As one of the oldest and most widespread belief systems in East Asia, Confucianism has meant different things to different people. For the purposes of this bibliography, “classical...

Collinson, Sir Richard (1811–1883), naval officer and explorer

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; World History; Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; Asian History. 853 words.

Collinson, Sir Richard (1811–1883), naval officer and explorer, was born on 7 November 1811 at Gateshead, co. Durham, where his father, the Revd John Collinson (c.1791–1857), was rector....

Colquhoun, Archibald Ross (1848–1914), explorer, colonial administrator, and author

Donal Lowry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; History of the Americas; Asian History; African History. 1237 words.

Colquhoun, Archibald Ross (1848–1914), explorer, colonial administrator, and author, was born at sea off the Cape of Good Hope in March 1848, the fifth of six children of Dr Archibald...

Confucius

Jeffrey L. Richey.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 8054 words.

Kongzi 孔子 (Master Kong) was born Kong Qiu 孔丘 in Lu 鲁 (now central and southwestern Shandong 山东 Province in China), a small vassal state on the eastern frontier of the Zhou 周dynasty,...

Confucius Institutes

Yu Tao and Jiayi Wang.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 12966 words.

Confucius Institutes are a cluster of non-profit educational organizations that promote the Chinese language and culture outside China. At the center of this cluster is the Confucius...

Consumer Society

Yanrui Wu.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 6775 words.

Since the economic reforms beginning in 1978 and the “open door” policy that followed, consumer society in China has attracted the attention of academia. Before that, under Maoist...

Corruption

Ling Li.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online February 2016 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 11409 words.

Corruption is a challenging subject to study, for three reasons. First, the conceptual contours of “corruption” are fuzzy, leaving ample room for disagreements on the perception and...

Cross-Straits Relations

Jean-Pierre Cabestan.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 16583 words.

Between 1949 and 1979, the study of the relations across the Taiwan Strait concentrated on the contentious and sometimes violent coexistence of the two regimes that came out of the Chinese...

Cultural Revolution

Yiching Wu.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online February 2016 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 8640 words.

The Cultural Revolution, launched by Mao Zedong in 1966 and ended with the close of the Mao era in 1976, was the most profound crisis that the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has ever...

Daoism

Alan K. L. Chan.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 10364 words.

The term “Daoism” or “Taoism” denotes one of the major religions of China. In some sources it also designates an intellectual tradition represented chiefly by the early Chinese thinkers...

Daoist Canon

Fabrizio Pregadio.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 9776 words.

The term daozang道藏, commonly rendered as “Daoist Canon,” originally referred to collections of texts kept in Daoist establishments. Later, the same term was also used to designate a series...

Deng Xiaoping

Delia Davin.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 9380 words.

Deng Xiaoping became China’s effective leader in 1978, two years after the death of Mao Zedong. He formally retired in 1992 but was referred to in the Chinese press as the paramount leader...

Dialect Groups of the Chinese Language

Hong Xiao.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 16567 words.

Spread across a vast expanse of Chinese territory, the Chinese language consists of a number of regional dialect groups. Classifications of the dialect groups have varied. The...

Disability Studies

Sarah Dauncey.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 13076 words.

According to the Second National Sample Survey of Disabilities (Di er ci quanguo canjiren chouyang diaocha 第二次全国残疾人抽样调查) of 2006, China had an estimated 82.96 million disabled people,...

Dream of the Red Chamber

Halvor Eifring.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online February 2016 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 12473 words.

The mid-18th-century Chinese novel Dream of the Red Chamber (Honglou meng 紅樓夢) has been the object of so much scholarly attention that its study is often considered a separate field within...

Early Medieval Poetry

Jack W. Chen and Evan Nicoll-Johnson.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 24343 words.

The designation “early medieval China” denotes the centuries between the end of the Eastern Han 東漢 (27 ce–220 ce) and the Sui 隋 dynasty (581 ce–618 ce), or c. 200 ce–600 ce. During this...

Economic miracles and the making of a postmodern society

in Modern Japan

April 2009; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); Asian History; Political Geography. 9600 words.

‘Economic miracles and the making of a postmodern society’ is concerned with the end of World War II, Allied occupation and Japan's rapid economic growth in the postwar period. Occupation...

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Economic Reforms, 1978-Present

Ralph W. Huenemann.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 9417 words.

Between 1949 and 1976, under Mao Zedong’s 毛泽东 leadership, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) implemented socialist economic policies. In the 1950s, the central planning of industry (with an...

Economy, 1895–1949

Tim Wright.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 13690 words.

The nature of the pre-Communist Chinese economy and the degree of its success, if any, at least up to the outbreak of war in 1937, are matters of some controversy, and these issues are...