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Thinking with cases : specialist knowledge in Chinese cultural history / Charlotte Furth, Judith T. Zeitlin, and Ping-chen Hsiung, editors.

  • Furth, Charlotte.
[2007], ©2007
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Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, [2007], ©2007.

Physical description

xi, 331 pages ; 25 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-316) and index.


Satisfying both sentiment and law : fairness-centered judicial reasoning as seen in late Ming casebooks / Jiang Yonglin and Wu Yanhong -- Developing forensic knowledge through cases in the Qing dynasty / Pierre-Étienne Will -- From oral testimony to written records in Qing legal cases / Yasuhiko Karasawa -- Producing medical knowledge through cases : history, evidence, and action / Charlotte Furth -- Facts in the tale : case records and pediatric medicine in late imperial China / Ping-chen Hsiung -- The literary fashioning of medical authority : a study of Sun Yikui's case histories / Judith T. Zeitlin -- How to think with Chan Gong'an / Robert H. Sharf -- Confucian "case learning" : the genre of Xue'an writings / Hung-lam Chu.

Language note

Primarily English with some Chinese.



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  • Chinese

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