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Harvard East Asian Series 96

Chinese Elites and Political Change

Zheijang Province in the Early Twentieth Century

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$62.50 • £50.95 • €56.50

ISBN 9780674123250

Publication Date: 04/27/1982



Harvard East Asian Series


  • I. The Context of Elite Activity
    • 1. Elites and Political Development: The Historical Context
    • 2. The Four Zhejiangs
    • 3. Common Organizations in the Four Zhejiangs
  • II. The Sociopolitical Ecology of the Four Zhejiangs
    • 4. Inner-Core Elite Career Bases and Patterns
    • 5. Inner-Core Elite Collectivities: Social Groupings and Voluntary Associations
    • 6. Inner-Core Elites and Political Decision Making
    • 7. Outer-Core Political and Elite Structures
    • 8. Inner-Periphery Political and Elite Structures
    • 9. Outer-Periphery Political and Elite Structures
  • III. Locality, Province, and Nation in Early-Twentieth-Century Politics
    • 10. The 1911 Revolution
    • 11. Patterns of Nonofficial Elite Provincial Politics: Assemblies, Factions, and Coalitions
    • 12. The Emergence of Outer-Zone Elites in Provincial Politics: The Jin-Qu-Yan-Chu Association, Political Ideals, and the Guomindang Victory
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix A. The Units of Analysis
  • Appendix B. Data for County Classification
  • Appendix C. Methodological and Source-Related Problems
  • Abbreviations Used in the Notes
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Glossary
  • Index

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