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Author Carroll, Peter J., 1966-

Title Between heaven and modernity : reconstructing Suzhou, 1895-1937 / Peter J. Carroll.

Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006.

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 UniM Bail High Use  330.951136 CARR  OVERNIGHT LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 325 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-315) and index.
Contents 1. Industry and vice along the horse-road -- 2. Arteries and veins to nourish the urban body -- 3. Renovating the structures of academic ritual and learning -- 4. The building of modern Chinese culture -- 5. A Tocsin sounds at Hanshan Temple -- 6. Revaluing national treasures in the urban landscape -- Conclusion and epilogue : preservation and industrial development and the "peaceful backyard of Chinese culture"
Summary "Combining social, political, and cultural history, this book examines the contestation over space, history, and power in the late Qing and Republican-era reconstruction of the ancient capital of Suzhou as a modern city."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Suzhou (Jiangsu Sheng, China) -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Suzhou (Jiangsu Sheng, China) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Suzhou (Jiangsu Sheng, China) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Suzhou (Jiangsu Sheng, China) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Suzhou (Jiangsu Sheng, China) -- History -- 19th century.
Suzhou (Jiangsu Sheng, China) -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0804753598 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard Number 9780804753593