Teachers' Schools and the Making of the Modern Chinese Nation-State, 1897-1937 (Contemporary Chinese Studies)

Teachers' Schools and the Making of the Modern Chinese Nation-State, 1897-1937 (Contemporary Chinese Studies)

By: Xiaoping Cong (author)Hardback

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Teachers' Schools and the Making of the Modern Chinese Nation-State is an innovative account of educational and social transformations in politically tumultuous early twentieth-century China. It focuses on the unique nature of Chinese teachers' schools, which bridged Chinese and Western ideals, and the critical role that these schools played in the changes sweeping Chinese society. It also documents their role in the empowerment of women and the production of grassroots forces leading to the Communist Revolution. Teachers' Schools and the Making of the Modern Chinese Nation-State will attract attention from scholars in Asian studies, Chinese history, educational history, and comparative studies, and will also appeal to graduate and undergraduate students in these fields.

About Author

Xiaoping Cong is an associate professor of history at the University of Houston.

Contents

Introduction 1 The Imperial School System and Education Reform in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century: A Historical Review 2 Education and Society in Transition: The Rise of Teachers' Schools, 1897-1911 3 Pursuing Modernization in Trying Times: Teachers' Schools from 1912-22 4 Modernity and the Village: The Emergence of Village Teachers' Schools, 1922-30 5 Nationalizing the Local: Teachers' Schools in Rural Reconstruction, 1930-37 6 Transforming the Revolution: Social and Political Aspects of Teachers' Schools, 1930-37 Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774813471
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780774813471
  • weight: 580
  • ISBN10: 0774813474

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