6 edition of The human tradition in modern China found in the catalog.
The human tradition in modern China
Includes bibliographic references and index.
|Statement||edited by Kenneth J. Hammond and Kristin Stapleton.|
|Series||Human tradition around the world|
|Contributions||Hammond, Kenneth James., Stapleton, Kristin Eileen.|
|LC Classifications||CT1826 .H855 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||0742554651, 074255466X|
|ISBN 10||9780742554658, 9780742554665|
|LC Control Number||2007028437|
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The Human Tradition in Modern China (The Human Tradition around the World series) by Kenneth Hammond (Author)/5(3). The Human Tradition in Modern China & China in by Multiple Authors (Author) ISBN The Human Tradition in Premodern China is a collection of biographical essays revealing the variety and complexity of human experience in China from the earliest historical times to the dawn of the modern age.
China is a vast country with a long history, and one which is by itself as complex as the history of Europe/5(3). The Human Tradition in Premodern China is a collection of biographical essays revealing the variety and complexity of human experience in China from the earliest historical times to the dawn of the modern age.
China is a vast country with a long history, and one which is by itself as complex as the history of Europe. This broad expanse of time and space in Chinese history /5(3). The biographies do a superb job of expressing how fundamental changes in China over the past five hundred years affected individuals in a variety of settings.
By focusing on the very real human dimensions of Chinese history, the text is superbly equipped to enrich and engage students of China at all levels/5(2). The human tradition in modern China book Human Tradition in Modern China by Kenneth J.
Hammond,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(5). Daria Berg (Contributor of The Human Tradition in Modern China) Daria Berg is the author of Women and the Literary World in Early Modern China, ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Kodex 6 5/5(1).
A good overview (or introduction) on modern China's history, social, economics and cultures. Of course, it's not an easy task to write about a country as big as china, with years of history. This book will give you a big picture on China struggling with modernity, although there's only so much lost in the details/5.
The long-term distinction of the Paleolithic tradition of China from that of Europe and Africa also supports the hypothesis of continuity with hybridization of human evolution in China. Although human fossils of China are not numerous, artifacts from more than Paleolithic sites in China that support this by: An early theme of these discussions was China’s ancient tradition.
A number of schools soon emerged, each putting forth different analysis of China’s tradition, the divergent histories of east and west, and modernity. A great number of books, translated from works in the western human sciences.
It is a collection of articles by the best minds in China and the West, and the top experts in multiple disciplines. Collectively, the volume provides an assessment of. China's economy is the story of the century, but the country remains difficult for Americans to understand.
These books bridge the : Scott Cendrowski. Human Rights in Chinese Tradition Stephen C. Angle Prepared for Sarah Biddulph and Joshua Rosenzweig, eds., Handbook on human rights in China (Edward Elgar, forthcoming); please do not cite without permission (I can be contacted at [email protected]).
Introduction In a volume focusing on the theory and practice of human rights in contemporaryAuthor: Stephen C. Angle. Children, or the youngest of the table offer their elders to eat first as a sign of respect.
Once the elder has began to eat, it is considered okay to take your share as well. Some important Chinese manners are "snatching" the tab, where one person snatches the tab and offers to pay the bill. Sexuality in China has undergone revolutionary changes and this "sexual revolution" still continues today.
Chinese sexual attitudes, behaviors, ideology, and relations have changed dramatically in the past decade of reform and opening up of the country. Many of these changes have found expression in the public forum through a variety of behaviors and ideas.
During the early years of communist rule in China and the People's Republic of China, mass starvation, malnutrition, and disease were common.
In addition, there was an idea for a highly planned economy at this time and the rural population was divided i communes, each of which was responsible for farming and running different industries and Author: Amanda Briney.
Half the book is devoted to questioning whether contemporary China's society, economy and culture are "modern". These are meaningless questions, in my opinion, but Mitter's discussions about contemporary Chinese attitudes towards women's rights, eugenics, economic growth, literature, cinema etc.
can be illuminating/5(30). ChinaSprout promotes learning of Chinese language and culture by providing Chinese and English books relating to Chinese language, Chinese test, Chinese food, Chinese zodiac, Chinese symbols, Chinese music, Chinese tea, Chinese calligraphy, Chinese New Year, Moon Festival, Spring Festival, Dragon Boat Festival and Chinese Arts.
We also sell Chinese crafts. In contrast, modern culture creates its own environment, exports that cultural environment to colonies in far away places.
It builds cities and massive structures. It teaches that nature is meant to be manipulated, to be the source of jobs and wealth for its human masters.
It sees itself as being above nature. Its religions commonly cast humans. Oral tradition, or oral lore, is a form of human communication wherein knowledge, art, ideas and cultural material is received, preserved and transmitted orally from one generation to another.
The transmission is through speech or song and may include folktales, ballads, chants, prose or verses. In this way, it is possible for a society to transmit oral history, oral literature, oral law.
About the Author Ying-shih Yü is a preeminent historian of China. Awarded the John W. Kluge Prize for achievement in the Study of Humanity and the inaugural Tang Prize International Award in Sinology, he has published more than thirty books and five hundred articles and essays on Chinese history, thought, politics, and culture.In this post, you will find fun & fascinating facts about China’s history, culture, customs and traditions!
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