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China's Gentry : Essays on Urban-Rural Relations - Hsiao-tung Fei

China's Gentry

Essays on Urban-Rural Relations

Paperback Published: 1st January 1953
ISBN: 9780226239576
Number Of Pages: 296

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These seven essays on the structure of Chinese society are based on articles contributed by Fei to Chinese newspapers in 1947 and 1948. Six case histories from a study of the gentry by Yung-teh Chow are appended.
"The chief interest and charm of this book lie in the fact that it is not directed to the Western reader; these were studies written in Chinese, by an erudite Chinese, for a Chinese public. . . . Mrs. Redfield is to be complimented for her own careful research in preparing this translation for a non-Chinese public."--Robert F. Spencer, "American Anthropologist "

Introduction
The Gentry and the Imperial Power
The Scholar Becomes the Official
The Gentry and Technical Knowledge
Basic Power Structure in Rurual China
Village, Town, and City
Rural Livelihood: Agriculture and Handicraft
Social Erosion in the Rural Communities Life-Histories The Scholar
Chairman Wang The Military Man
Commander Chu The Bureaucrat
Head Chang The Merchant
Head Ting The Gangster
Captain Yang The Reformer
Liu Tsung-tao
Index
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ISBN: 9780226239576
ISBN-10: 0226239578
Series: Midway Reprint
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 1st January 1953
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.8 x 12.9  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.35
Edition Type: Revised