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Rawski, Evelyn Sakakida

Overview
Works: 33 works in 184 publications in 4 languages and 8,512 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: DS754, 951.03
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Evelyn Sakakida Rawski
Chinese society in the eighteenth century by Susan Naquin( Book )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu de he xin guan dian qiang diao,18 shi ji zhong guo she hui de huo li ti xian zai xiang bian yuan di qu da liang yi min,Dui wai mao yi cheng wei jing ji fa zhan zhong de zhong yao yin su.Nei rong bao kuo:zheng fu zheng ce,She hui guan xi,Wen hua sheng huo,She hui bian hua,Di qu she hui,18 shi ji de yi chan deng
The last emperors : a social history of Qing imperial institutions by Evelyn Sakakida Rawski( Book )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) was the last and arguably the greatest of the conquest dynasties to rule China. Its rulers, Manchus from the northeast, held power for three centuries despite major cultural and ideological differences from the Han majority. In this book, Evelyn Rawski offers a bold new interpretation of the remarkable success of this dynasty, and argues that it derived not from the assimilation of the dominant Chinese culture, as has previously been believed, but from an artful synthesis of Manchu leadership styles and Han Chinese policies
Popular culture in late imperial China by David G Johnson( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death ritual in late imperial and modern China by James L Watson( Book )

24 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and Japanese and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the late imperial era (1500-1911), China, though divided by ethnic, linguistic, and regional differences at least as great as those prevailing in Europe, enjoyed a remarkable solidarity. What held Chinese society together for so many centuries? Some scholars have pointed to the institutional control over the written word as instrumental in promoting cultural homogenization; others, the manipulation of the performing arts. This volume, comprised of essays by both anthropologists and historians, furthers this important discussion by examining the role of death rituals in the unification of Chinese culture. - Publisher's description
Agricultural change and the peasant economy of South China by Evelyn Sakakida Rawski( Book )

17 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Education and popular literacy in Ch'ing China by Evelyn Sakakida Rawski( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worshiping the ancestors : Chinese commemorative portraits by Jan Stuart( Book )

11 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Despite their compelling presence and often exquisite quality, Chinese ancestor portraits have never been studied as a genre. This illustrated book is the first to explore in depth the artistic, historical, and religious significance of these remarkable paintings and to place them in context with other types of commemorative portraiture." "Since the sixteenth century, portraits were commissioned in China in great number and variety. Depictions of individuals range from formal, iconic poses to the very casual and offer fascinating glimpses of Chinese life and culture. The riveting, realistic ancestor portraits - supremely powerful likenesses - were important objects of veneration, and the practice of making memorial portraits continued into the twentieth century, when paintings were gradually replaced by photographs." "Until recently, these often lavish, full-length portraits of seated men and women, which came into vogue in the late-Ming (1368-1644) and Qing dynasties (1644-1911), languished in relative obscurity, hidden from the view of non-family members and largely ignored by connoisseurs of Chinese art. Here, the authors explore the works in depth, present a fascinating study of the Qing imperial court, provide biographies of sitters from the military and social elite, and discuss the magnificent furniture and costumes that often surround the subjects. They also consider the impact of photography." "The book focuses on the superb collection of Ming and Qing portraits in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian institution, Washington, D.C., with works recently restored to their original brilliance by the museum's conservators. This group of paintings was originally assembled in the late 1930s and 1940s by Richard G. Pritzlaff, a New Mexican rancher, who obtained the portraits from a Chinese dealer known for his connections with nobles selling their family heirlooms." "Worshiping the Ancestors appeals to connoisseurs of Chinese art and to all those interested in social history, portraiture, and devotional art."--Jacket
China : the three emperors, 1662-1795 by China: three emperors( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published to accompany an exhibition of the same name, this volume contains reproductions of all works featured, together with scholarly essays exploring the themes that link them and the society that produced them
Harmony and counterpoint : ritual music in Chinese context( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

European intruders and changes in behaviour and customs in Africa, America, and Asia before 1800( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early Modern China and Northeast Asia : Cross-Border Perspectives by Evelyn Sakakida Rawski( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this revisionist history of early modern China, Evelyn Rawski challenges the notion of Chinese history as a linear narrative of dynasties dominated by the Central Plains and Hans Chinese culture from a unique, peripheral perspective. Rawski argues that China has been shaped by its relations with Japan, Korea, the Jurchen/Manchu and Mongol States, and must therefore be viewed both within the context of a regional framework, and as part of a global maritime network of trade. Drawing on a rich variety of Japanese, Korean, Manchu and Chinese archival sources, Rawski analyses the conflicts and regime changes that accompanied the region's integration into the world economy during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Early Modern China and Northeast Asia places Sino-Korean and Sino-Japanese relations within the context of northeast Asian geopolitics, surveying complex relations which continue to this day. --cover
Zui hou de huang zu : Manzhou tong zhi zhe shi jiao xia de qing gong ting by Evelyn Sakakida Rawski( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in Chinese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Material wealth by Evelyn Sakakida Rawski( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elementary education in the mission enterprise by Evelyn Sakakida Rawski( )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expanding world : the European impact on world history 1450-1800 by A. J. R Russell-Wood( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treasures from an unknown reign : Shunzhi porcelain, 1644-1661 by Michael Butler( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fukien in the mid-sixteenth century: a socioeconomic study by Evelyn Sakakida Rawski( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proposal for an SSRC summer workshop : Buddhology for sinologysts without training in Buddhist studies by Ruth W Dunnell( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Qing empire during the Qianlong reign by Evelyn Sakakida Rawski( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Chinese society in the eighteenth century
Alternative Names
Evelyn Rawski American historian

Evelyn Rawski Amerikaans historica

Evelyn Rawski historienne américaine

Rawski, Evelyn 1939-

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Rawski, Evelyn S. (Evelyn Sakakida)

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The last emperors : a social history of Qing imperial institutionsDeath ritual in late imperial and modern ChinaWorshiping the ancestors : Chinese commemorative portraitsChina : the three emperors, 1662-1795Harmony and counterpoint : ritual music in Chinese contextEuropean intruders and changes in behaviour and customs in Africa, America, and Asia before 1800An expanding world : the European impact on world history 1450-1800