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Chinese law : knowledge, practice and transformation, 1530s to 1950s / edited by Li Chen and Madeleine Zelin.

Other author/creatorChen, Li (Professor of History and Sociolegal Studies)
Other author/creatorZelin, Madeleine.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoLeiden ; Boston : Brill, [2015]
Descriptionxii, 396 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Series Brill's series on modern East Asia in a global historical perspective, 2212-1730 ; volume 3
Contents 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 -- 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.
General noteIncludes 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.--Acknowledgement
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2014041889
ISBN9789004288485 (hardback : alk. paper)

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