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- DescriptionExploring an important feature of Chinese culture and civilization - the quest for gentility - over a long period of time (since the seventeenth century/late Ming period), this book examines its meanings and how it is transmitted and is displayed in different situations.
- Author BiographyDaria Berg is Associate Professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Nottingham. She has published extensively on Ming/Qing and post-Mao Chinese cultural history and literature, including Carnival in China: A Reading of the Xingshi yinyuan zhuan (2002). She recently edited Reading China: Fiction, History and the Dynamics of Discourse. Essays in Honour of Professor Glen Dudbridge (2007). Chloe Starr is a Departmental Lecturer in Classical Chinese at the University of Oxford. She works on text and narrative: her most recent publication is Red-light Novels of the Late Qing (2007) and she is currently editing a volume on Chinese biblical hermeneutics.
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication13/12/2007
- GenreHistory: World & General
- Series TitleRoutledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note13 black & white illustrations, 2 black & white tables, 13 black & white halftones
- Weight612 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Edited byChloe Starr,Daria Berg
- Format DetailsPaper over boards
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