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Harvard East Asian Monographs 289

Competition over Content

Negotiating Standards for the Civil Service Examinations in Imperial China (1127–1279)

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$49.50 • £39.95 • €44.50

ISBN 9780674025882

Publication Date: 10/31/2007


508 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

4 black and white illustrations, 5 tables

Harvard University Asia Center > Harvard East Asian Monographs

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Related Subjects

  • Tables and Figures
  • Chronology
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • I. Prolegomena
    • 1. Intellectual Traditions and Teachers
    • 2. Examination Expositions and Policy Response Essays in Literati Culture
  • II. “Yongjia” Teachers in the Examination Field
    • 3. The “Yongjia” Teachers’ Standards for Examination Success (ca. 1150–ca. 1200)
    • 4. Preparing for the Examinations (ca. 1150–1200): The “Yongjia” Curriculum
  • III. The Court in the Examination Field
    • 5. Court Politics and Examination Standards (1127–1274)
  • IV. The Learning of the Way Movement in the Examination Field
    • 6. Preparing for the Examinations (ca. 1150–1274): Developing the Learning of the Way Curriculum
    • 7. The Learning of the Way Transformation of Examination
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix A. Notes on Primary Sources
  • Appendix B. Tables
  • Works Consulted
  • Index

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