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Title Chinese concepts of privacy / edited by Bonnie S. McDougall & Anders Hansson.

Imprint Leiden [Netherlands] ; Boston : Brill, 2002.

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Description 1 online resource (vi, 241 pages) : illustrations.
Series Sinica Leidensia ; v. 55
Sinica Leidensia ; v. 55.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Particulars and Universals: Studies on Chinese Privacy / Bonnie S. McDougall -- Experiencing Privacy -- Solitude, Silence and Concealment: Boundaries of the Social Body in Ming Dynasty China / Charlotte Furth -- Privacy in Dream of the Red Chamber / Cathy Silber -- Inscribing Privacy -- Studying the Private Sphere of the Ancient Chinese Nobility through the Inscriptions on Bronze Ritual Vessels / Maria Khayutina -- Privacy and Letter Writing in Han and Six Dynasties China / David Pattinson -- Negotiating Privacy -- The Origins of Modern Chinese Concepts of Privacy: Notes on Social Structure and Moral Discourse / Peter Zarrow -- Functions and Values of Privacy in the Correspondence between Lu Xun and Xu Guangping, 1925-1929 / Bonnie S. McDougall -- Exposing Privacy -- Privacy and its Ill Effects in Post-Mao Urban Fiction / Robin Visser -- The Extrication of Memory in Tie Ning's Woman Showering: Privacy and the Trap of History / Chen Xiaoming -- Reflections on Privacy in China / Stephan Feuchtwang.
Summary Examines the Chinese approach to the subject of privacy, showing that concepts of privacy have been part of discourse in China from the earliest recorded times to the present, with varying contents, mechanisms, functions and values at different times and among different groups of people.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject China -- Social life and customs.
Privacy -- China -- History.
China -- Vida social y costumbres.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author McDougall, Bonnie S., 1941-
Hansson, Anders, 1944-
Other Form: Print version: Chinese concepts of privacy. Leiden [Netherlands] ; Boston : Brill, 2002 9004127666 (DLC) 2002066559 (OCoLC)49649760
ISBN 141750224X (electronic bk.)
9781417502240 (electronic bk.)
9004127666 (alk. paper)