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A Cultural History of Civil Examinations in Late Imperial China
In this multidimensional analysis, Benjamin A. Elman uses over a thousand newly available examination records from the Yuan, Ming, and Ch'ing dynasties, 1315-1904, to explore the social, political,Expand
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LinkedIn and recruitment: how profiles differ across occupations
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to identify the elements of a LinkedIn profile that hiring professionals focus on most, and then examine LinkedIn profiles in terms of these identified elementsExpand
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On Their Own Terms: Science in China, 1550-1900
List of Maps, Illustrations, and Tables Chinese Dynasties Abbreviations Preface I. INTRODUCTION Prologue Finding the Correct Conceptual Grid What Should Be the Literati Theory of Knowledge? Late MingExpand
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On Their Own Terms
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Classicism, Politics, and Kinship: The Ch'ang-chou School of New Text Confucianism in Late Imperial China
Scholars have generally agreed that the story of New Text Confucianism in late imperial China centers on K'ang Yu-wei and the late nineteenth-century political reforms he took credit for afterExpand
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A Cultural History of Modern Science in China
In A Cultural History of Modern Science in China, Elman has retold the story of the Jesuit impact on late imperial China, circa 1600-1800, and the Protestant era in early modern China from the 1840sExpand
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Political, Social, and Cultural Reproduction via Civil Service Examinations in Late Imperial China
Most previous scholarship about the civil service examination system in imperial China has emphasized the degree of social mobility such examinations permitted in a premodern society. In the sameExpand
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From Value to Fact: The Emergence of Phonology as a Precise Discipline in Late Imperial China
The emergence of phonology as a key discipline during the Ch'ing dynasty was closely tied to the triumph of precise empirical techniques of philological analysis, championed by participants in theExpand
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The Civil Examination System in Late Imperial China, 1400–1900
Scholars often contend that civil examinations were what made imperial China a political meritocracy. They point to the examination system to show that the selection process served more as a commonExpand
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