Asian Studies: Chinese Culture & Society

  • The World and China, 1922-1972 book cover

    The World and China, 1922-1972

    1st Edition

    By John Gittings

    This book, first published in 1974, was the only one to treat China’s foreign policy in its entirety, both as the subject of historically documented narrative (before and since the Liberation of 1949) and as the product of ideas themselves requiring analysis. It is also unique in approaching these…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • Foreign Diplomacy in China, 1894-1900: A Study in Political and Economic Relations with China book cover

    Foreign Diplomacy in China, 1894-1900

    A Study in Political and Economic Relations with China, 1st Edition

    By Philip Joseph

    This book, first published in 1928, examines the first diplomatic contacts between China and the West. China had not always been isolated from the Western world, as travellers had visited China in the Middle Ages, but it was not until the end of the eighteenth century that efforts were first made…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • Crisis and Conflict in Han China, 104 BC to AD 9 book cover

    Crisis and Conflict in Han China, 104 BC to AD 9

    1st Edition

    By Michael Loewe

    This book, first published in 1974, studies the historical development of China during the Western Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 9), a time of great intellectual, religious and political change. The struggle between Reformists and Modernists is analysed using texts contemporary to the time, and this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • The Government of China, 1644-1911 book cover

    The Government of China, 1644-1911

    1st Edition

    By Pao Chao Hsieh

    This volume, first published in 1925, presents a clear background to the then-contemporary political situation in China, and in doing so sheds much light on the history of Chinese politics. In focusing on the political organization it generates an insightful study of Chinese government.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • Key Economic Areas in Chinese History: As Revealed in the Development of Public Works for Water-Control book cover

    Key Economic Areas in Chinese History

    As Revealed in the Development of Public Works for Water-Control, 1st Edition

    By Ch'ao-Ting Chi

    This book, first published in 1936, offers the conception of the dynamics of the Key Economic Area as an aid to the understanding of Chinese economic history. By tracing their development through a historical study of the construction of irrigation and flood-control works and transport canals, it…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • Connecting Taiwan: Participation – Integration – Impacts book cover

    Connecting Taiwan

    Participation – Integration – Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carsten Storm

    Taiwan has often been characterised as an isolated society in its search for sovereignty and security. Its contact with the world in an era of globalization and post-modernity, however, has increasingly led to Taiwanese actors successfully participating in many regional and global fields. In this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Qiaopi Trade and Transnational Networks in the Chinese Diaspora book cover

    The Qiaopi Trade and Transnational Networks in the Chinese Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gregor Benton, Hong Liu, Huimei Zhang

    Originating in the 1820s and used for 150 years thereafter, qiaopi is the name given in Chinese to letters written home by Chinese emigrants to accompany remittances. Their key function was to preserve family ties. Although such correspondence focused principally on the provision of economic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Unsustainable Transport and Transition in China book cover

    Unsustainable Transport and Transition in China

    1st Edition

    By Becky PY Loo

    This book discusses various transport sustainability issues from the perspective of developing countries, exploring key issues, problems and potential solutions for improving transport sustainability in China. It first reviews the current transport sustainability baselines in the three key…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Reforming China's Healthcare System book cover

    Reforming China's Healthcare System

    1st Edition

    By China Development Research Foundation

    Although China’s new healthcare reform, launched in 2009, has achieved remarkable results in improving China’s medical and healthcare system, it is recognised that there is still room for further improvement. This is especially important as China’s population ages, the prevalence of chronic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Screening China's Soft Power book cover

    Screening China's Soft Power

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paola Voci, Luo Hui

    Promoting China's cultural soft power by disseminating modern Chinese values is one of the policies of President Xi Jinping. Although, it is usually understood as a top-down initiative, implemented willingly or unwillingly by writers, filmmakers, artists, and so on, and often manifesting itself in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Taiwan Cinema: International Reception and Social Change book cover

    Taiwan Cinema

    International Reception and Social Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kuei-fen Chiu, Ming-yeh Rawnsley, Gary Rawnsley

    The book examines recent developments in Taiwan cinema, with particular focus on a leading contemporary Taiwan filmmaker, Wei Te-sheng, who is responsible for such Asian blockbusters as Cape No.7, Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale and Kano. The book discusses key issues, including…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Domestic Spaces in Post-Mao China: On Electronic Household Appliances book cover

    Domestic Spaces in Post-Mao China

    On Electronic Household Appliances, 1st Edition

    By Wang Min’an

    Unconventional, creative, and highly original, Wang Min’an’s work centres on the assemblage of household machines that create the space of contemporary domesticity. It offers pathways to a new understanding of how the sudden commodification of domestic space in China beginning in the late 1980s has…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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