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The Resource Kinship, contract, community, and state : anthropological perspectives on China, Myron L. Cohen

Kinship, contract, community, and state : anthropological perspectives on China, Myron L. Cohen

Label
Kinship, contract, community, and state : anthropological perspectives on China
Title
Kinship, contract, community, and state
Title remainder
anthropological perspectives on China
Statement of responsibility
Myron L. Cohen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines major areas of late imperial Chinese culture, and their relation to Chinese culture today, focusing on the competence and sophistication of ordinary people. In dealing with the use of contracts and commodification within one community setting, it illuminates the broader economic culture of late imperial China
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cohen, Myron L.
Dewey number
306/.0951
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN635.C6
LC item number
C64 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethnology
  • Kinship
  • Patrilineal kinship
  • Families
  • China
  • China
Label
Kinship, contract, community, and state : anthropological perspectives on China, Myron L. Cohen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [331]-345) 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
Introduction -- Introduction to Arthur H. Smith's Village life in China -- Being Chinese : the peripheralization of traditional identity -- Cultural and political inventions in modern China : the case of the Chinese "peasant" -- North China rural families : changes during the communist era -- Lineage development and the family in China -- Lineage organization in north China -- Lineage organization in east China -- Commodity creation in late imperial China -- Writs of passage in late imperial China : contracts and the documentation of practical understandings in Minong, Taiwan
Control code
56481900
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 359 pages
Isbn
9780804750660
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004020533
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
1 map
Label
Kinship, contract, community, and state : anthropological perspectives on China, Myron L. Cohen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [331]-345) 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
Introduction -- Introduction to Arthur H. Smith's Village life in China -- Being Chinese : the peripheralization of traditional identity -- Cultural and political inventions in modern China : the case of the Chinese "peasant" -- North China rural families : changes during the communist era -- Lineage development and the family in China -- Lineage organization in north China -- Lineage organization in east China -- Commodity creation in late imperial China -- Writs of passage in late imperial China : contracts and the documentation of practical understandings in Minong, Taiwan
Control code
56481900
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 359 pages
Isbn
9780804750660
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004020533
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
1 map

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