Kiangsi


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Kiang·si

 (kyäng′shē′)

Kiangsi

(ˈkjæŋˈsiː)
n
(Placename) a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Jiangxi

Jiang•xi

(ˈdʒyɑŋˈʃi)

also Kiangsi



n.
a province in SE China. 40,150,000; 63,629 sq. mi. (164,799 sq. km). Cap.: Nanchang.
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Case Brought on Appeal from Kiangsi 16th Day 3rd Month, 6th Year of the Chinese Republic, cited in id.
Distribution: China: Hainan, Kwangtung, Kiangsi, Chekiang, Fukien, Yunnan; Taiwan; Thailand; Laos; Myanmar; Malaysia; India; Vietnam: Yen Bay [probably = current Yen Bai Province], Phu Lang Thoung [= Phu Lang Thuong, part of Bac Giang Province] (Giordani Soika, 1982 (1981)).
Mao began his 'march' in 1934 when he was surrounded by 700,000 of Chiang's men at Kiangsi where he had in 1931 declared a Chinese Soviet Republic and where his guerillas formed the nascent Red Army.
8) With widespread reforms encouraging a more meritocratic administrative beaucracy, this scholar gentry, overseers of large country estates, residents of the capital of Kaifeng, formed a social elite with the time and means for cultivating discerning aesthetic tastes, including contests for the best tea bowl for frothed white tea, the Hare's Fur bowls of the communal kilns of the farmer-potters of distant Kiangsi province being considered the most beautiful and appropriate.
Por ejemplo Ku Cheng-Hung asesinado en 1925 cuando dirigia una huelga de las fabricas textiles en Shanghai, Liu Hua, presidente del Consejo General de los Sindicatos de Shanghai, Chen Tsan-Hien, presidente del Consejo General de los Sindicatos de la provincia de Kiangsi, Teng Chun-Hsia uno de los primeros dirigentes del movimiento sindical chino, Chen Yun-Tao, presidente del Consejo de Sindicatos de toda China, etc.
in Pease, "Liu Ch'ang and Liu Pin: Two Northern-Sung Kiangsi Intellectuals," Journal of Asian History 37.
Dardess, A Ming Society: T'ai-ho County, Kiangsi, Fourteenth to Seventeenth Centuries (Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1996)], but also how the eventual corrosion of such structures resulted in--and was in turn the result of--collective actions aimed at political change.