Village Life in China: A Study in Sociology
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Village Life in China: A Study in Sociology

By Arthur H. Smith
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  • Village Life in China
  • Village Life in China
    • A STUDY IN SOCIOLOGY
      • BY
      • ARTHUR H. SMITH, D.D.
        • AUTHOR OF “Chinese Characteristics”
      • AUTHOR OF “Chinese Characteristics”
    • BY
    • ARTHUR H. SMITH, D.D.
      • AUTHOR OF “Chinese Characteristics”
    • AUTHOR OF “Chinese Characteristics”
    • Foreword
    • Acknowledgment.
    • Contents
    • List of Illustrations
    • Glossary
    • PART I
      • The Village, Its Institutions, Usages and Public Characters
    • The Village, Its Institutions, Usages and Public Characters
    • I
      • THE CHINESE VILLAGE
    • THE CHINESE VILLAGE
    • II
      • CONSTRUCTION OF VILLAGES
    • CONSTRUCTION OF VILLAGES
    • III
      • VILLAGE NOMENCLATURE
    • VILLAGE NOMENCLATURE
    • IV
      • COUNTRY ROADS
    • COUNTRY ROADS
    • V
      • THE VILLAGE FERRY
    • THE VILLAGE FERRY
    • VI
      • VILLAGE WELLS
    • VILLAGE WELLS
    • VII
      • THE VILLAGE SHOP
    • THE VILLAGE SHOP
    • VIII
      • THE VILLAGE THEATRE
    • THE VILLAGE THEATRE
    • IX
      • VILLAGE SCHOOLS AND TRAVELLING SCHOLARS
    • VILLAGE SCHOOLS AND TRAVELLING SCHOLARS
    • X
      • CHINESE HIGHER EDUCATION—THE VILLAGE HIGH SCHOOL—EXAMINATIONS—RECENT EDUCATIONAL EDICTS
    • CHINESE HIGHER EDUCATION—THE VILLAGE HIGH SCHOOL—EXAMINATIONS—RECENT EDUCATIONAL EDICTS
    • XI
      • VILLAGE TEMPLES AND RELIGIOUS SOCIETIES
    • VILLAGE TEMPLES AND RELIGIOUS SOCIETIES
    • XII
      • COÖPERATION IN RELIGIOUS OBSERVANCES
    • COÖPERATION IN RELIGIOUS OBSERVANCES
    • XIII
      • COÖPERATION IN MARKETS AND FAIRS
    • COÖPERATION IN MARKETS AND FAIRS
    • XIV
      • COÖPERATIVE LOAN SOCIETIES
    • COÖPERATIVE LOAN SOCIETIES
    • XV
      • SOCIETIES FOR WATCHING THE CROPS
    • SOCIETIES FOR WATCHING THE CROPS
    • XVI
      • VILLAGE AND CITY RAIN-MAKING
    • VILLAGE AND CITY RAIN-MAKING
    • XVII
      • THE VILLAGE HUNT
    • THE VILLAGE HUNT
    • XVIII
      • VILLAGE WEDDINGS AND FUNERALS
    • VILLAGE WEDDINGS AND FUNERALS
    • XIX
      • NEW YEAR IN CHINESE VILLAGES
        • DUMPLINGS
        • REUNION
        • NEW CLOTHES
        • RELIGIOUS RITES
        • SOCIAL CEREMONIES
        • NATIONAL LEISURE
        • GAMBLING
        • DEBT-PAYING
      • DUMPLINGS
      • REUNION
      • NEW CLOTHES
      • RELIGIOUS RITES
      • SOCIAL CEREMONIES
      • NATIONAL LEISURE
      • GAMBLING
      • DEBT-PAYING
    • NEW YEAR IN CHINESE VILLAGES
      • DUMPLINGS
      • REUNION
      • NEW CLOTHES
      • RELIGIOUS RITES
      • SOCIAL CEREMONIES
      • NATIONAL LEISURE
      • GAMBLING
      • DEBT-PAYING
    • DUMPLINGS
    • REUNION
    • NEW CLOTHES
    • RELIGIOUS RITES
    • SOCIAL CEREMONIES
    • NATIONAL LEISURE
    • GAMBLING
    • DEBT-PAYING
    • XX
      • THE VILLAGE BULLY
    • THE VILLAGE BULLY
    • XXI
      • VILLAGE HEADMEN
    • VILLAGE HEADMEN
    • PART II
      • Village Family Life
    • Village Family Life
    • XXII
      • VILLAGE BOYS AND MEN
    • VILLAGE BOYS AND MEN
    • XXIII
      • CHINESE COUNTRY GIRLS AND WOMEN
        • SUICIDE AS A VIRTUE.
      • SUICIDE AS A VIRTUE.
    • CHINESE COUNTRY GIRLS AND WOMEN
      • SUICIDE AS A VIRTUE.
    • SUICIDE AS A VIRTUE.
    • XXIV
      • THE MONOTONY AND VACUITY OF VILLAGE LIFE
    • THE MONOTONY AND VACUITY OF VILLAGE LIFE
    • XXV
      • UNSTABLE EQUILIBRIUM OF THE CHINESE FAMILY
    • UNSTABLE EQUILIBRIUM OF THE CHINESE FAMILY
    • XXVI
      • INSTABILITY FROM FAMILY DISUNITY
    • INSTABILITY FROM FAMILY DISUNITY
    • PART III
      • Regeneration of the Chinese Village
    • Regeneration of the Chinese Village
    • XXVII
      • WHAT CAN CHRISTIANITY DO FOR CHINA?
    • WHAT CAN CHRISTIANITY DO FOR CHINA?
    • Index
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