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Village Governance in North China: 1875-1936

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This book is about village governance in China during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Drawing on government archives from Huailu county, Hebei province, it explores local practices and official systems of social control, land taxation, and "self government" at the village level. Its analysis of peasant behaviors bridges the gap between the rational choic ...more
Hardcover, 344 pages
Published March 9th 2005 by Stanford University Press
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Eleanore
A very detailed, thorough look at the titled subject. Probably not a book, however, that many are going to run across outside academic study... Nonetheless a valuable resource, clearly written and incorporating a rather impressive amount of political and economic theory into the framework of history. Dr. Li uses the records of disputes before the county-magistrate in the Hailu region to great illustrative effect.
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