Research from archival case records : law, society and culture in China

Research from archival case records : law, society and culture in China

Research from archival case records : law, society and culture in China

Law of Asia and Eurasia, Africa, Pacific Area, and Antarctica > Law of Asia > Asia (South Asia. Southeast Asia. East Asia) Countries A-J > China > General works. Treatises

Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Kathryn Bernhardt, Philip C. Huang
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Netherlands
  • Publication Information: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2014] ©2014
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Series title: Social sciences of practice, v. 1.
  • Permalink: (Stable identifier)

Short Description

XVIII, 568 pages ; 25 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Research from archival case records : law, society and culture in China is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

Research References

  • Providing references to further research sources: Search

More Options

Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Brill
  • Responsable Person: edited by Philip C.C. Huang and Kathryn Bernhardt.
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Copyright Date: 2014
  • Location: Leiden ; Boston
  • Country/State: Netherlands
  • Number of Editions: 6 editions
  • First edition Date: 2014
  • Last edition Date: 2014
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KNN122
  • Dewey Code: 349.51
  • ISBN: 9789004271883 9004271880
  • OCLC: 869066494

Main Contents

The history-of-practice approach to studying Chinese law (introduction to Chinese Civil Justice, Past and Present) / Philip C.C. Huang
Women and property in China, 960-1949, introduction and conclusion / Kathryn Bernhardt
Illicit bureaucrats / Bradly W. Reed
From oral testimony to written records in Qing legal cases / Yasuhiko Karasawa
Abortion in late imperial China : routine birth control or crisis intervention? / Matthew H. Sommer
Customary and judicial practices as seen in criminal sales of land in Qing Manchuria / Christopher Isett
Guoshi killing : the continuum of criminal intent in Qing and Republican China / Jennifer M. Neighbors
Between the state and the VIllage : land taxation and “substantive governance” in traditional China / Huaiyin Li
Village-state cooperation : modern community schools and their funding, Haicheng county, Fengtian, 1905-1931 / Elizabeth VanderVen
Power networks and state-society relations in Republican China / Danny Hsu
Ceremony and the definition of marriage under republican law / Lisa Tran
Spousal abuse : divorce litigation and the emergence of rights consciousness in Republican China / Margaret Kuo
Law, Gongqin, and transnational polygamy : family matters i Fujian and British Malaya, 1855-1942 / Huey Bin Teng
Centralized minimalism : semiformal governance by quasi-officials and dispute resolution in China / Philip C.C. Huang
Court mediation in China, past and present / Philip C.C. Huang
How a “new legal history” might be possible : recent trends in Chinese legal history studies in the United States and their implications / Chenjun You.

Structured Subjects (Headings):

Unstructured Subjects (Headings):

Leave a comment