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Popular culture in late Imperial China
AuthorJohnson, David G. (David George)
Nathan, Andrew J. (Andrew James)
Rawski, Evelyn Sakakida
Berling, Judith A.
Pub. LocationBerkeleyPublisherUniversity of California Press
Date1985Phys. Desc.xvii, 449 p. : map ; 24 cm.+ dig.pdf.
LocationDigital Archives, and Reading RoomCall NumberDS754.14.P66 1985
Popular culture in late Imperial China / edited by David Johnson, Andrew J. Nathan, Evelyn S. Rawski ; contributors, Judith A. Berling ... [et al.].
Based on a conference sponsored by the Committee on Studies of Chinese Civilization of the American Council of Learned Societies.
Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents: Economic and social foundations of late imperial culture / Evelyn S. Rawski -- Communication, class, and consciousness in late imperial China / David Johnson -- Specialists and written materials in the village world / James Hayes -- Distinguishing levels of audiences for Ming-Ch'ing vernacular literature / Robert E. Hegel -- Social and historical context of Ming-Ch'ing local drama / Tanaka Issei -- Regional operas and their audiences : evidence from Hong Kong / Barbara E. Ward -- Religion and popular culture : the management of moral capital in The Romance of the Three Teachings / Judith A. Berling -- Values in Chinese sectarian literature : Ming and Ch'ing Pao-chuan / Daniel L. Overmyer -- Transmission of White Lotus sectarianism in late imperial China / Susan Naquin -- Standardizing the gods : the promotion of T'ien Hou ("Empress of Heaven") along the South China coast, 960-1960 / James L. Watson -- Language and ideology in the written popularizations of the Sacred Edict / Victor H. Mair -- Beginnings of mass culture : journalism and fiction in the late Ch'ing and beyond / Leo Ou-fan Lee and Andrew J. Nathan -- Problems and prospects / Evelyn S. Rawski.
Keywords: Ming-Qing popular culture, literature, religion; filial piety; moral education; books and writing; Sheng Yu 聖諭 (Sacred Edict) ; vernacular literature, baojuan 寶卷 ; Tian Hou 天后, Mazu 媽祖 Temple, White Lotus sect ; opera, drama.

Local access dig.pdf. [Johnson-Popular culture imperial China.pdf]

Subject(s)China--Civilization--Ming-Qing dynasties, 1368-1911
Popular culture--China--Ming-Qing dynasties, 1368-1911
SeriesStudies on China ; 4
Rec. TypeBook (Proceedings), and Digital Book (PDF)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #962