Wang, D. (1998). Street culture: public space and urban commoners in Late-Qing Chengdu. Modern China, 24(1), 34-72.
In this article, I seek to combine the two areas of popular cultural studies and urban social history through a study of what I call street culture, including the use of the street as a public arena, changes in the regulation of the street and the popular response to these changes, and the redefinition of street politics during the decades immediately prior to the [Chinese] Revolution of 1911.
The street brought the classes together and empowered the commoners, who became more politically influential
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