Skip to content
You are not logged in |Login  
Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Culp, Robert Joseph, 1966- author.

Title The power of print in modern China : intellectuals and industrial publishing from the end of empire to Maoist state socialism / Robert Culp.

Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 Rocky Hill - Downloadable Materials  EBSCO Ebook    Downloadable
Rocky Hill cardholders click here to access this title from EBSCO
Description 1 online resource (xv, 371 pages).
data file rda
Series Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Becoming editors: late Qing literatis scholarly lives and cultural production -- Universities or factories academics, petty intellectuals, and the industrialization of mental labor -- Transforming word and concept through textbooks and dictionaries -- Repackaging the past: reproducing classics through industrial publishing -- Introducing new worlds of knowledge: series publications and the transformation of China's knowledge culture -- Print industrialism and state socialism: public-private joint management and divisions of labor in the early PRC publishing industry -- Negotiated cultural production in the pedagogical state.
Summary Robert Culp explores the world of commercial publishing to offer a new perspective on modern China's cultural transformations. Culp examines China's largest and most influential publishing companies during the late Qing and Republican periods and into the early years of the People's Republic.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 18, 2019).
Subject Shang wu yin shu guan -- History -- 20th century.
Zhonghua shu ju -- History -- 20th century.
Shi jie shu ju (Shanghai, China) -- History -- 20th century.
Shang wu yin shu guan. (OCoLC)fst00558096
Zhonghua shu ju. (OCoLC)fst00558714
Publishers and publishing -- China -- History -- 20th century.
China -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
HISTORY -- Asia -- China.
Intellectual life. (OCoLC)fst00975769
Publishers and publishing. (OCoLC)fst01083463
China. (OCoLC)fst01206073
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Culp, Robert Joseph, 1966- Power of print in modern China. New York : Columbia University Press, [2019] 9780231184168 (DLC) 2018046101
ISBN 9780231545358 (electronic book)
0231545355 (electronic book)
Add a Review