Qitao Guo

Professor, History
School of Humanities


Ph.D., UC Berkeley, History

Phone: History Department: (949) 824-6521
Email: guoq@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
353 Krieger Hall
Mail Code: 3275
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
China, Ming and Qing dynasties
Research Abstract
Qitao Guo 's research focuses on the social, cultural, and religious history of the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing dynasties (1644-1912).
Monograph: Huizhou: Local Identity and Mercantile Lineage Culture in Ming China (University of California Press, 2022).

Exorcism and Money: The Symbolic World of the Five-Fury Spirits in Late Imperial China. Berkeley: Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, 2003.

Ritual Opera and Mercantile Lineage: The Confucian Transformation of Popular Culture in Late Imperial Huizhou. Stanford University Press, 2005.

"Engendering Mercantile Lineage: The Rise of the Female Chastity Cult in Late Ming Huizhou," Nan Nu: Men, Women, and Gender in Early and Imperial China (E.J.Brill, June 2015).

"Genealogical Pedigree versus Godly Power: Cheng Minzheng and Lineage Politics in Mid-Ming Huizhou" Late Imperial China (June 2010).
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