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The city in late imperial China
AuthorSkinner, G. William (George William), 1925-2008
Baker, Hugh D. R. (Hugh David Roberts), 1937-
Pub. LocationTaibei Shi 台北市PublisherRainbow-Bridge Book Co. 虹橋書店
Date1977Phys. Desc.xvii, 820, [3] p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
LocationDir. Office Gallery NorthCall NumberHT147.C48 C56 1977b
The city in late imperial China / edited by G. William Skinner ; contributors, Hugh D.R. Baker ... [et al.].
Includes bibliographical references (p. [679]-773) and index.
Maps on lining papers, with key on p. [823].
undated reprint.

Part One. The City in History -- Introduction : Urban Development in Imperial China / G. William Skinner -- The Cosmology of the Chinese City / Arthur F. Wright -- The Morphology of Walled Capitals / Sen-dou Chang -- The Transformation of Nanking, 1350-1400 / F.W. Mote -- The Formation of Cities : Initiative and Motivation in Building Three Walled Cities in Taiwan / Harry J. Lamley -- Regional Urbanization in Nineteenth-Century China / G. William Skinner.

Part Two. The City in Space -- Introduction : Urban and Rural in Chinese Society / G. William Skinner -- Cities and the Hierarchy of Local Systems / G. William Skinner -- The Yamen and Urban Administration / John R. Watt -- Ningpo and Its Hinterland / Yoshinobu Shiba -- Market Towns and Waterways : The County of Shang-hai from 1480 to 1910 / Mark Elvin -- Academies and Urban Systems in Kwangtung / Tilemann Grimm -- Extended Kinship in the Traditional City / Hugh D.R. Baker

Part Three. The City as a Social System -- Introduction : Urban Social Structure in Ch'ing China / G. William Skinner -- Early Ch'ing Guilds / Peter J. Golas -- School-Temple and City God / Stephen Feuchtwang -- Urban Social Control / Sybille van der Sprenkel -- Social Structure in a Nineteenth-Century Taiwanese Port City / Donald R. Deglopper -- Neighborhood Cult Associations in Traditional Tainan / Kristofer M. Schipper.

Subject(s)Cities and towns--China--History
China--Social life and customs
SeriesStudies in Chinese society
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute Library [ASCC]Rec. #18690