2 history questions about chinese history words 750 – exclusivewritings.com

Lecture 3.1 slide 10 states “What Bergère sees as supporting evidence for “civil society” in urban China (the bourgeoisie organizing themselves & their society) and evidence against the applicability of “civil society” (Wakeman’s evidence of police control in Shanghai) in this course’s perspective show us an increase in coercive capacity of the state & increased elite role in material matters with issues of shared understandings more varied. (Review Unit 1.2 lecture, especially slides 5-8).” What does this suggest to you about contrasting roles of officials and elites in sustaining social order in Republican era Chinese cities and the 18th-century Qing empire?

Lecture 3.2 slide 12 says “Early 20th-c. rural industries—diverse subsidiary industries formed by rural households in Kaixiangong, Gaoyang’s industrial district composed of many rural firms or households, Nantong’s single large firm with multiple factories & types of production. The diversity means there are many sites for different kinds of rural industry united mainly by their non-treaty port urban locations—not directly in the middle of a foreign-inspired and often foreign owned example of a new industrial firm.” What conclusions can you draw about the kinds of people who benefitted from rural industry in 1920s-1930s China?

The question is only two but the reading is a little bit long. Also is better to combine with the lecture that professor give to you when write this essay.