Shaping the Ideal Child: Children and Their Primers in Late Imperial China

By: Bai, Limin

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This book examines traditional Chinese literacy primers in the context of intellectual involvement in elementary education. It analyses the contents of the primers, their underlying philosophical premises, and what they reveal about elite attitudes towards children and childhood. The study points to a close link between elite conceptions of children and Confucian attempts to construct an ideal society. Providing a new perspective on pre-modern Chinese society and culture that is relevant to our understanding of education in contemporary China.

Title: Shaping the Ideal Child: Children and Their Primers in Late Imperial China

Author Name: Bai, Limin

Categories: General,

Publisher: The Chinese University of Hong K: 2005-06-29

ISBN Number: 9629961148

ISBN Number 13: 9789629961145

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: VeryGood

Seller ID: M9629961148Z2