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Of camel kings and other things : rural rebels against modernity in late imperial China
AuthorPrazniak, Roxann
Pub. LocationLanham, MDPublisherRowman & Littlefield
Date1999Phys. Desc.xi, 305 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
LocationDir. Office Gallery NorthCall NumberHD1537.C5 P73 1999
Of camel kings and other things : rural rebels against modernity in late imperial China / Roxann Prazniak.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-299) and index.

Introduction: Narratives of Resistance and Problems of Suppressed Histories -- 1. Anti-New Policy Rural Activism in Historical Context: Taiping and Boxer Preludes -- 2. Laiyang, Shandong: Qu Shiwen and the Four Mountains -- Excerpt from Water Margin -- 3. Zunhua, Zhili: Camel King Wang at the Foot of the Great Wall -- Excerpt from The Romance of Three Kingdoms -- 4. Weiyuan, Sichuan: Heaven-Protected Liu Xiangting among the Red Lanterns -- Excerpt from Journey to the West -- 5. Lianzhou, Guangdong: The Greenwood/Tongmenghui Alliance -- 6. Chuansha, Jiangsu: Ding Fei and Her Vegetarian Sisterhood in Resistance to Reform -- Epilogue: A Place in the Twentieth Century.

Subject(s)Peasant uprisings--China--History
Peasant uprisings--China--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
China--History--Taiping Rebellion, 1850-1864
China--History--1861-1911
SeriesState and society in East Asia
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute Library [ASCC]Rec. #18452
ISBN0847690075 ; 9780847690077LCCN98023323OCLC39229668