Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • Modernization and Revolution in China book cover

    Modernization and Revolution in China

    5th Edition

    By June Grasso, Jay P. Corrin, Michael Kort

    Extensively revised and fully updated in this fifth edition, this popular textbook conveys the drama of China's struggle to modernize against the backdrop of a proud and difficult history. It features new analysis of the issues facing China’s fifth generation of leaders, including the current…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge

  • Encyclopedia of Chinese History book cover

    Encyclopedia of Chinese History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Dillon

    China has become accessible to the west in the last twenty years in a way that was not possible in the previous thirty. The number of westerners travelling to China to study, for business or for tourism has increased dramatically and there has been a corresponding increase in interest in Chinese…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge

  • Ancient China: A History book cover

    Ancient China

    A History, 1st Edition

    By John S. Major, Constance A. Cook

    Ancient China: A History surveys the East Asian Heartland Region – the geographical area that eventually became known as China – from the Neolithic period through the Bronze Age, to the early imperial era of Qin and Han, up to the threshold of the medieval period in the third century CE. For most…

    Paperback – 2016-09-16
    Routledge

  • Understanding Chinese Society book cover

    Understanding Chinese Society

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Xiaowei Zang

    This second edition of Understanding Chinese Society provides a comprehensive, readable, and well-grounded introduction to the key issues affecting contemporary China. A thorough analysis is undertaken not only of China’s family patterns, education system, status, hierarchy, and ethnic diversity,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-13
    Routledge

  • A History of the Chinese Language book cover

    A History of the Chinese Language

    1st Edition

    By Hongyuan Dong

    A History of the Chinese Language provides a comprehensive introduction to the historical development of the Chinese language from its proto Sino-Tibetan roots in prehistoric times to Modern Standard Chinese. Taking a highly accessible and balanced approach, it presents a chronological survey of…

    Paperback – 2014-04-15
    Routledge

  • Sino-Japanese Relations After the Cold War: Two Tigers Sharing a Mountain book cover

    Sino-Japanese Relations After the Cold War

    Two Tigers Sharing a Mountain, 1st Edition

    By Michael Yahuda

    Since the end of the Cold War China and Japan have faced each other as powers of relatively equal strength for the first time in their long history. As the two great powers of East Asia the way they both compete and cooperate with each other and the way they conduct their relations in the new era…

    Paperback – 2013-09-12
    Routledge

  • Chinese Society: Change, Conflict and Resistance book cover

    Chinese Society

    Change, Conflict and Resistance, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth J. Perry, Mark Selden

    This bestselling introduction to Chinese society uses the themes of resistance and protest to explore the complexity of life in contemporary China. An interdisciplinary and international team of China scholars draw on perspectives from sociology, anthropology, psychology, history and political…

    Paperback – 2010-03-10
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • China Stands Up: The PRC and the International System book cover

    China Stands Up

    The PRC and the International System, 1st Edition

    By David Scott

    In 1949 Mao Zedong made the historic proclamation that "the Chinese people have stood up". This statement was significant, undoubtedly reflecting the changing nature not only of China’s self-perception, but also of its relationship with the rest of the world. In terms of reducing the imperialist…

    Paperback – 2007-05-17
    Routledge

  • China in War and Revolution, 1895-1949 book cover

    China in War and Revolution, 1895-1949

    1st Edition

    By Peter Zarrow

    Providing historical insights essential to the understanding of contemporary China, this text presents a nation's story of trauma and growth during the early twentieth century. It explains how China's defeat by Japan in 1895 prompted an explosion of radical reform proposals and the beginning…

    Paperback – 2005-09-08
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

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