The Resource A cultural history of civil examinations in late imperial China, Benjamin A. Elman

A cultural history of civil examinations in late imperial China, Benjamin A. Elman

Label
A cultural history of civil examinations in late imperial China
Title
A cultural history of civil examinations in late imperial China
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin A. Elman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Elman, Benjamin A.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
Mainly English text with some Chinese
LC call number
JQ1512.Z13
LC item number
E87277 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civil service
  • Civil service
  • Examens
  • Ambtenaren
  • Fonction publique
  • Bureaucratie
  • Élite (sciences sociales)
  • Service civique
  • Verwaltungsdienst
  • Prüfung
  • China
  • Chine
  • Chine
  • Chine
  • Chine
  • China
Label
A cultural history of civil examinations in late imperial China, Benjamin A. Elman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Philip E. Lilienthal book"--Half t.p
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 741-796) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rethinking the historical roots of late imperial civil examinations -- Imperial power, cultural politics, and civil examination in the early Ming -- Institutional dynamics and the mobilization of elites in late imperial civil examinations -- Examination compounds and the limits of dynastic power -- Classical literacy and the social dimensions of late imperial civil examinations -- Emotional anxiety, dreams of success, and the examination life -- The cultural scope of civil examinations and the eight-legged essay among elites -- Examiner standards, literati interpretation, and limits to the dynasitc control of knowledge -- Natural studies, history, and Han learning in civil examinations -- Acceleration of curricular reform under Ch'ing rule before 1800 -- Delegitimation and decanonization : the pitfalls of late Ch'ing examination reform -- Appendix 1 : civil examination primary sources, 1148-1904 -- Appendix 2 : civil examination primary sources in the Mormon genealogical library -- Appendix 3 : tables -- Appendix 4 : timelines for civil examination curriculum change, 650-1905 -- Appendix 5 : major types of civil examination sources besides gazetteers
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xlii, 847 pages
Isbn
9780520215092
Lccn
99020628
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (1 color), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40881562
  • (OCoLC)ocm40881562
Label
A cultural history of civil examinations in late imperial China, Benjamin A. Elman
Publication
Note
"A Philip E. Lilienthal book"--Half t.p
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 741-796) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rethinking the historical roots of late imperial civil examinations -- Imperial power, cultural politics, and civil examination in the early Ming -- Institutional dynamics and the mobilization of elites in late imperial civil examinations -- Examination compounds and the limits of dynastic power -- Classical literacy and the social dimensions of late imperial civil examinations -- Emotional anxiety, dreams of success, and the examination life -- The cultural scope of civil examinations and the eight-legged essay among elites -- Examiner standards, literati interpretation, and limits to the dynasitc control of knowledge -- Natural studies, history, and Han learning in civil examinations -- Acceleration of curricular reform under Ch'ing rule before 1800 -- Delegitimation and decanonization : the pitfalls of late Ch'ing examination reform -- Appendix 1 : civil examination primary sources, 1148-1904 -- Appendix 2 : civil examination primary sources in the Mormon genealogical library -- Appendix 3 : tables -- Appendix 4 : timelines for civil examination curriculum change, 650-1905 -- Appendix 5 : major types of civil examination sources besides gazetteers
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xlii, 847 pages
Isbn
9780520215092
Lccn
99020628
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (1 color), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40881562
  • (OCoLC)ocm40881562

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