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Life in China

by William Charles Milne

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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationx, 517 p. map.
Number of Pages517
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24484842M

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New Media and the Transformations of Social Life in China covers in detail the main aspects related to media in China, including new media technologies, social networks, media convergence, smart cities, digital media, information and communication technology (ICT), and risk society. A major strength of this book is its coverage of the role of.   This much-needed work on ethnicity in Asia offers a major sociological analysis of Hui Muslims in contemporary China. Using both qualitative and quantitative data derived from fieldwork in Lanzhou between March and July , it looks at the contrast between the urban life of the Han people, the ethnic majority in the city of Lanzhou, and the Hui people, the largest ethnic minority in the.


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This book, first published inin the autobiography of a man who witnessed and played a key role in 19th century China. Remarkably, the book was written in English – Yung Wing, born inwas the first Chinese person ever to graduate from a major US college.

The book is the first English-language memoir from a Chinese millennial to be published in America. Chinese Millennial Offers Rare Glimpse Into Family Life In China With New Memoir Buy This Book in Print summary Toward the end of the eighteenth century Ji Xiaolan, widely regarded as the most eminent scholar and foremost wit of his age, published five collections of anecdotes and discourses centring on the interaction between the mundane and spirit worlds, but also including purely earthly life stories and happenings.

In China religious institutions have never played a significant social or political role like e.g. the Catholic Church in the western world.

Furthermore, as spiritual life in China has always been extremely multifaceted no spiritual institution has ever obtained exclusive power over others.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Milne, William C. (William Charles), Life in china. London, Routledge, (OCoLC).

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