Rural Society in a Changing of China during the late-19th/early 20th century

Rural Society in a Changing of China during the late-19th/early 20th century

these are some questions that need to be included in the essay
a) How were rural communities affected by economic conditions of the late-19th/early 20th century?
b) How did the social structure of rural China change during the late-19th/early 20th century?
c) How were Chinese villages governed, and how did that governance change during the early 20th century?
Essay I:

Length: 2000-2500 words (8-10 pages), 12 point Times New Roman font preferred.

Format: Please use footnotes or endnotes (Not MLA or APE), and include a bibliography of published scholarly works (there is no set number of works required, but consider 7-8 books or articles. Encyclopedia notations and non-peer reviewed internet articles do not qualify as scholarly works).

Please note that you have to physically sign up for your essay topics in class. Each topic will be limited to 5 individuals – this is to ensure availability of resources in the library.
General Bibliographies for Chinese History
University of California, San Diego, Department of History
書目 [Bibliography]

University of Maine, Department of History
http://hua.umf.maine.edu/China/bibtxt2.html

Jonathan Spence, Search for Modern China
See ‘Further Readings’ at end of text for topics and key secondary sources.

Bibliography of Asian Studies
http://bmc.lib.umich.edu/bas (log in through UWO library)

4) Rural Society in a Changing China. :
(sources, see http://hua.umf.maine.edu/China/ruraleco.html )
a) How were rural communities affected by economic conditions of the late-19th/early 20th century?
b) How did the social structure of rural China change during the late-19th/early 20th century?
c) How were Chinese villages governed, and how did that governance change during the early 20th century?