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Chinese family and society.

Olga Lang

Chinese family and society.

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Published by Archon Books in New York .
Written in English


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Originally published: New Haven: Yale University Press, 1964.

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A genealogy book or register is used in Asia and Europe to record the family history of ancestors. Main article: Zupu. #N#Traditional Chinese.

Simplified Chinese. Standard Mandarin. #N#It is the Chinese tradition to record family members in a book, including every male born in the family, who they are married to, etc. Traditionally, only males Simplified Chinese: 族谱.

IT has frequently been said that the Chinese are family centered. The statement needs qualifying, though in essence it is true.

The study of the family offers an unusual opportunity to reveal the human substance of Chinese society, but this opportunity can be fully utilized only if the family is considered a concrete and basic component of the.

Chinese Family And Society Paperback – Septem by Olga Lang (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 13 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lang, Olga.

Chinese family and society. [Hamden, Conn.] Archon Books, [©] (OCoLC) Document Type. A zupu (simplified Chinese: 族谱; traditional Chinese: 族譜; pinyin: zúpǔ) is a genealogy book of a Chinese clan, for male sharing a common surname.

It describes the generational relationship (a family tree), and may contains stories of the clans history, origins and illustrious members. The family has long been a key component within Chinese society, and many aspects of Chinese life can be tied to honoring one’s parents or ancestors.

In fact, the majority of the “five relationships” espoused by Confucius were directly centered on the family. Due to this focus on the family, it was common for the Chinese, even when fully. Part I: the family in old China --State and society --Functions and structure of the family --Relationships within the family --Love, marriage, divorce --Women in the family and society of old China --Family and society --Part II: the family in contemporary China --The birth of modern China --The new economic and social environment: rural China.

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A similar sentiment was expressed in the Book of Documents in proverbial form: “When the hen announces the dawn, it signals the demise of the family.” During Han times ( BCE – CE), both the administrative structure of the centralized state and the success of Confucianism helped shape the Chinese family system and women’s place in it.

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