precious raft of history

the past, the West, and the woman question in China
  • 400 Pages
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Stanford University Press , Stanford, Calif
Women -- China -- Social conditions -- Hi
StatementJoan Judge.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1767 .J834 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 400 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18630186M
ISBN 139780804755894
LC Control Number2007037656

"Joan Judge's The Precious Raft of Precious raft of history book does exactly what a raft is supposed to do. It rescues history, in this case the history of Chinese women in the late Qing dynasty, from the dismissive condescension of revolutionaries and scholars alike. With impressive erudition, Judge gives us genuinely new material and themes to think about.4/5(2).

This book reveals and interprets the rich diversity of turn-of-the-twentieth-century Chinese approaches to their own past and the modern West through the lens of the woman question. Writers and activists who engaged in debates over this question variously appropriated biographies of women—a genre with a 2,year history in China and a new political salience in the early twentieth century.

The illustrations are nothing short of fabulous."-- Susan Mann, University of California, Davis, "Joan Judge's The Precious Raft of History does exactly what a raft is supposed to do.

It rescues history, in this case the history of Chinese women in the late Qing dynasty, from the dismissive condescension of revolutionaries and scholars alike. The Precious Raft of History: The Past, the West, and the Woman Question in China. by Joan Judge. This book's selection of writings stresses women's suffering, and women's answers to it.

It shows women reacting to Confucian orthodoxy, in a debate over social role models. There is some talk of recovering women's own traditions.4/5. social science history. south asia in motion. spiritual phenomena.

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"The Precious Raft of History: The Past, the West, and the Woman Question in China" published on 01 Jan by Brill. In her latest book The Precious Raft of History: The Past, the West, and the Woman Question in China Joan Judge focuses on the turn of the twentieth century which she conceives as “a key moment in the unfolding of Chinese modernity” (p.

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After a certain amount of time usually 20 minutes, students swapped papers, read each other’s work, then underlined the number of facts from the book included in the RAFT and reported out those numbers.

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Happily, the late Paul Johnstone—far from being narrow&#;was one of those English scholars comfortable with vast. Like Huck's raft, the experience of American childhood has been both adventurous and terrifying.

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For more than three centuries, adults have agonized over raising children while children have followed their own paths to development and expression. Now, Steven Mintz gives us the first comprehensive history of American childhood encompassing both the child's and the adult's tumultuous early years 4/5(4).

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Gericault astonished viewers by painting, in harrowing detail, not an antique and noble subject but a recent gruesome event. Inwhile working as a faculty associate in the York Centre for Asian Research, Judge published her book "The Precious Raft of History: The Past, the West, and the Woman Question in China." Her book discussed how conflicting ideals of feminity, based on Chinese history, continues to shape ideas of feminity in contemporary society.

He adeptly uses tools from all of these fields to support fresh insight into how Chinese Republicanism was understood, and more importantly, into how it was practiced.”―Joan Judge, author of The Precious Raft of History: The Past, the West, and the Woman Question in ChinaManufacturer: University of California Press.

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Focusing on the so-called “woman question” (funü wenti) of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Judge re-examines China’s turn-of-the-century pursuit of modernity through analysis of.

She is the author of The Precious Raft of History: The Past, the West, and the Woman Question in China and Print and Politics: ‘Shibao’ and the Culture of Reform in Late Qing China. Reviews "Judge sheds light on how women’s lives were lived and conceptualized in the economically advanced cities of the new Chinese Republic.

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InQing dynasty emperor Guangxu ordered a series of reforms to correct the political, economic, cultural, and educational weaknesses exposed by China's defeat by Japan in the First Sino-Japanese War.

The Hundred Day's Reform has received a great deal of attention from historians who have focused on the well-known male historical actors, but until now the Qing women reformers have.

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It's possible this book is better than I give it credit for. It's just that the author is interested primarily in the legal and economic aspects of childhood, much much less about the quiddities of the everyday lives of children, and not at all about the mythology, internal and external, of childhood and how it is romanticized or reimagined either by art or by children themselves/5(48).In we broke the story of how Donor’s Capital Fund, the dark money group with Charles Koch’s fingerprints all over it, had donated $17, to the Clarion Fund to distribute 28 million DVDs of a race-baiting, fear-mongering film just weeks before the presidential election when the first black candidate in history, Barack Obama.