Reorienting the Manchus a study of sinicization, 1583-1795.

Making extensive use of Chinese, Japanese, Manchu, and Western sources, the author adopts a historical multifaceted approach to explore the various forces-geography; economics; frontier contacts; political and social institutions; language, literature, and art; religion and Confucianism-that made po...

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Author / Creator: Pei, Huang (Author)
Other Corporate Authors / Creators:Project Muse, Content Provider.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language notes:English.
Imprint: [Place of publication not identified] Cornell East Asia Series 2011
Online Access:Click here for full text at Project MUSE
Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Qing Reign Periods
  • List of Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches
  • List of Illustrations and Translated Poems
  • List of Maps and Tables
  • Explanatory Note
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Chapter I The Ancestry and Ethnic Composition of the Manchus
  • Chapter II The Founding of the Qing Dynasty
  • Chapter III Economic Forces
  • Chapter IV Frontiersmen and Transfrontiersmen
  • Chapter V The Rise of Administrative and Legal Institutions
  • Chapter VI Transformation of Social Institutions
  • Chapter VII Manchu Language and Literature
  • Chapter VIII Architecture, Religion, and Confucianism
  • Conclusion
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index