Brill's series on modern East Asia in a global historical perspective ; v. 3. 2212-1730.
Formatted Contents Note
Rethinking Chinese law and history : an introduction / Li Chen, Madeleine Zelin Part 1. Meaning and practice of law Classifications of litigation and implications for Qing judicial practice / Jianpeng Deng Kinship hierarchies and property institutions in late Qing and Republican China / Taisu Zhang Social practice and judicial politics in "grave destruction" cases in Qing Taiwan, 1683-1895 / Weiting Guo Elite engagement with the judicial system in the Qing and its implications for legal practice and legal principle / Janet Theiss "Law is one thing, and virtue is another" : vernacular readings of law and legal process in 1920s Shanghai / Bryna Goodman Wayward daughters : sex, family, and law in early twentieth-century Beijing / Zhao Ma Part 2. Production and application of legal knowledge The community of legal experts in sixteenth and seventeenth century China / Yanhong Wu Marketing legal information : commercial publications of the Great Qing Code, 1644-1911 / Ting Zhang Regulating private legal specialists and the limits of imperial power in Qing China / Li Chen Court case ballads : popular ideals of justice in late Qing and Republican China / Margaret B. Wan Old forensics in practice : investigating suspicious deaths and administering justice in Republican Beijing / Daniel Asen Simplified legal knowledge in the early PRC : explaining and publishing the marriage law / Jennifer Altehenger.
Includes revised versions of papers presented at the International Workshop on Chinese Legal History, Culture, and Modernity, held at Columbia University in New York City in early May 2012--Acknowledgements.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
KNN107 .C48 2015
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