The Resource Unruly People : Crime, Community, and State in Late Imperial South China

Unruly People : Crime, Community, and State in Late Imperial South China

Label
Unruly People : Crime, Community, and State in Late Imperial South China
Title
Unruly People
Title remainder
Crime, Community, and State in Late Imperial South China
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Unruly People shows that in mid-Qing Guangdong banditry occurred mainly in the densely populated core Canton delta where state power was strongest, challenging the conventional wisdom that banditry was most prevalent in peripheral areas. Through extensive archival research, Antony reveals that this is because the local working poor had no other options to ensure their livelihood. In 1780 the Qing government enacted the first of a series of special laws to deal specifically with Guangdong bandits who plundered on land and water. The new law was prompted by what officials described as a spiralin
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
364.15520951
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS754.12
LC item number
.A588 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Unruly People : Crime, Community, and State in Late Imperial South China
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Illustrations and Tables; Note to Readers; 1. Introduction; 2. An Age of Mounting Disorder; Preventive Measures and Protective Strategies; 3. Instructing the People and Disseminating the Laws; 4. The Reach of the State; 5. Community Security and Self-Defense; Crimes, Criminals, and Community; 6. The Structures of Crime; 7. The Laboring Poor and Banditry; 8. Bandits, Brotherhoods, and Collective Crime; 9. Networks of Accomplices; State and Local Law Enforcement; 10. The Qing Code and Special Judicial Legislation; 11. Enforcing the Laws and Suppressing the Criminals
  • 12. Prosecution and Punishment13. Conclusion; Afterword; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn963585427
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (321 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789888390052
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35569414
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)963585427
  • jstor9888390058

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