Originally published in 1914, this text describes L.T. Headland and his wife’s experience in China in the early twentieth century. With a focus on home life this study explores issues such as children, marriage and education as well as food, religion and concubinage as well as presenting anecdotes and personal stories from the families Headland interacted with. This title will be of interest to students of Asian Studies and Anthropology.
1. Introductory 2. Children and Child-Life 3. School Life of Children 4. Education of the Poor 5. Rules of Behaviour for Children 6. Girls 7. The Classic for Girls 8. Marriage 9. Women 10. Housewives 11. Motherhood 12. Concubinage 13. Religion 14. Family Ceremonies 15. Marriage Ceremonies 16. Funeral Ceremonies 17. Ancestor-Worship 18. Servants 19. Food 20. Shops and Markets 21. Expense of Living 22. Travel: Inns and Restaurants 23. Summer Resorts 24. How the Poor Live 25. Peasant Life 26. Oddities of Every-Day Life 27. Chinese Names and Nicknames 28. Chinese Superstitions 29. Chinese Humour 30. The Unscientific Chinese 31. Dress and Hospitality 32. Doing Things Backward 33. Recent Changes in Home Life; Index
Are there elusive titles that you need and have been trying to source for years but thought that you would never be able to find?
Well this may be the end of your quest – here is a fantastic opportunity for you to discover past brilliance and purchase previously out of print and unavailable titles by some of the world’s most eminent academic scholars.
Drawing from over 100 years of innovative, cutting-edge publishing, Routledge Revivals is an exciting programme whereby key titles from the distinguished and extensive backlist of the many acclaimed imprints associated with Routledge will be re-issued.
The programme draws upon the illustrious backlists of Kegan Paul, Trench & Trubner, Routledge & Kegan Paul, Methuen, Allen & Unwin and Routledge itself.
Routledge Revivals spans the whole of the Humanities and Social Sciences, and includes works by some of the world’s greatest thinkers including Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, Simone Weil, Martin Buber, Karl Jaspers and Max Beloff.
If you are interested in Revivals in the Behavioral Sciences, please visit https://www.routledge.com/series/PSYREVIVALS