Publishing Culture and Power in Early Modern China

This path-breaking book argues that printing—both with woodblocks and with movable type—exerted a profound influence on Chinese society in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Publishing  Culture  and Power in Early Modern China

Publishing Culture and Power in Early Modern China

This path-breaking book argues that printing—both with woodblocks and with movable type—exerted a profound influence on Chinese society in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

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Publishing, Culture, and Power in Early Modern China
Language: en
Pages: 397
Authors: Kai-wing Chow
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

This path-breaking book argues that printing—both with woodblocks and with movable type—exerted a profound influence on Chinese society in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Printing and Book Culture in Late Imperial China
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: Cynthia J. Brokaw, Kai-Wing Chow
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-03-07 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Despite the importance of books and the written word in Chinese society, the history of the book in China is a topic that has been little explored. This pioneering volume of essays, written by historians, art historians, and literary scholars, introduces the major issues in the social and cultural history
Religious Publishing and Print Culture in Modern China
Language: en
Pages: 355
Authors: Philip Clart, Gregory Adam Scott
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-16 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

Scholarly interest in print culture and in the study of religion in modern China has increased in recent years, propelled by maturing approaches to the study of cultural history and by a growing recognition that both were important elements of China's recent past. The influence of China in the contemporary
Women and the Literary World in Early Modern China, 1580-1700
Language: en
Pages: 295
Authors: Daria Berg
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-24 - Publisher: Routledge

Exploring the works of key women writers within their cultural, artistic and socio-political contexts, this book considers changes in the perception of women in early modern China. The sixteenth century brought rapid developments in technology, commerce and the publishing industry that saw women emerging in new roles as both consumers
The Power of Print in Modern China
Language: en
Pages: 371
Authors: Robert Culp
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-28 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Amid early twentieth-century China’s epochal shifts, a vital and prolific commercial publishing industry emerged. Recruiting late Qing literati, foreign-trained academics, and recent graduates of the modernized school system to work as authors and editors, publishers produced textbooks, reference books, book series, and reprints of classical texts in large quantities at

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