Imperial China's Last Classical Academies: Social Change in the Lower Yangzi, 1864-1911

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Keenan, Barry C.
China Research Monograph 42
1994. 185 pp.
ISBN 1-55729-041-5
$16.00

Contents

Abbreviations—vi

Foreword—vii
Frederic Wakeman, Jr.

Acknowledgements—xi

Introduction—1

Part I: The Post-Taiping Expansion of Formal Education in Jiangsu, 1864-1900—7

1. Post-Taiping Academics and Public Charitable Schools in the Lower Yangzi—9

Part II: Three Classical Academies, 1865-1895—29

2. The Governor-general’s Academy—31

3. A Flagship Restoration Academy for Shanghai—48

4. The Founding of a New Provincewide Academy in 1884—62

Part III: The Lower Yangzi Educated Elite, 1896-1911—93

5. Lower Yangzi Education Transformed, 1896-1906—95

6. Power and Conflict: Jiangsu’s Local Educated Elite, 1906-1911—125

Conclusion—141

Epilogue—145

Glossary—151

Bibliography—157

Index—185


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