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-generalís 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: Jiangsuís Local Educated Elite, 1906-1911 – 125

Conclusion – 141

Epilogue – 145

Glossary – 151

Bibliography – 157

Index – 185


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