UCLA International Institute
Asia Pacific Center

Advancing collaborative, interdisciplinary research on Asia worldwide

Kathryn Bernhardt
Professor Emerita, History
Department: Department of History
Department of History
Address2: UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1473
Email: bernhardt@history.ucla.edu
Keywords: China



 Ph.D., Stanford University, 1984


Late Imperial and Modern China.



Women and Property in China, 960-1949. Stanford U.P., 1999

"A Ming-Qing Transition in Chinese Women's History?: The Perspective from Law." In Remapping China: Fissures in Historical Terrain. Ed. Gail Hershatter, et al. Stanford U.P., 1996, 42-58

"The Inheritance Rights of Daughters: The Song Anomaly?" Modern China, 21, no. 3 (July 1995), 269-309.


Civil Law in Qing and Republican China. Co-edited with Philip C. C. Huang. Stanford U.P., 1994.

"Women and the Law: Divorce in the Republican Period." In Civil Law in Qing and Republican China. Ed. Kathryn Bernhardt and Philip C. C. Huang. Stanford U.P., 1994.


Rents, Taxes, and Peasant Resistance: The Lower Yangzi Region, 1840-1950, Stanford U.P., 1992

"Elite and Peasant During the Taiping Occupation of the Jiangnan, 1860-1864," Modern China, 13, no. 4 (Oct. 1987), 379-410.