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Studies on China #20: Chinese Historical Microdemography

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Publisher Comments:

Using local studies to answer global questions, this compilation challenges traditional notions concerning historical Chinese population trends. Genealogies, epitaphs, and household registers are some of the local and primary materials used to examine the important issues of fertility, mortality, family structure, and migration patterns.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-229) and index.

About the Author

Stevan Harrell is Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Washington and coeditor of Chinese Families in the Post-Mao Era (California, 1993).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Microdemography and the Modeling of Population Process in Late Imperial China

Marriage among the Song Elite

Fertility and Population Growth in the Lineages of Tongcheng County, 1520-1661

A Comparison of Lineage Populations in South China, ca. 1300-1900

Demographic Constraint and Family Structure in Traditional Chinese Lineages, ca. 1200-1900

Marriage, Mortality, and the Developmental Cycle in Three Xiaoshan Lineages

A Century of Mortality in Liaoning

Migration in Two Minnan Lineages in the Ming and Qing Periods

Product Details

ISBN:
9780520083066
Editor:
Harrell, Stevan
Other:
Joint Committee on Chinese Studies
Editor:
Harrell, Stevan
Author:
Harrell, Stevan
Author:
Joint Committee on Chinese Studies (U S
Publisher:
University of California Press
Location:
Berkeley :
Subject:
Marriage
Subject:
Family
Subject:
China
Subject:
Demography
Subject:
Social conditions
Subject:
Population
Subject:
China Social conditions 1644-1912.
Subject:
China Population.
Subject:
Family -- China -- History.
Subject:
Sociology - General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Studies on China
Series Volume:
241920
Publication Date:
19950531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
248
Dimensions:
9.33x6.34x.94 in. 1.18 lbs.

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