Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • Mao book cover

    Mao

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Lynch

    Michael Lynch’s second edition of Mao examines the life of this controversial figure. Opening with a detailed chronology, it delves into Mao’s younger years and tracks his gradual rise to power, with a chapter dedicated to the cult status that surrounded him. Through a wealth of primary and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • From Eileen Chang to Ang Lee: Lust/Caution book cover

    From Eileen Chang to Ang Lee

    Lust/Caution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peng Hsiao-yen, Whitney Crothers Dilley

    In 2007, Ang Lee made an espionage thriller based on the short story "Lust, Caution" by Eileen Chang, China’s most famous female author of the twentieth century. The release of the film became a trigger for heated debates on issues of national identity and political loyalty, and brought…

    Paperback – 2017-04-24
    Routledge
    Academia Sinica on East Asia

  • Ethics, Efficiency and Macroeconomics in China: From Mao to Xi book cover

    Ethics, Efficiency and Macroeconomics in China

    From Mao to Xi, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Leightner

    This book tells the story of how China’s leaders, from Mao to Xi, have sacrificed ethics to promote either macroeconomic performance or microeconomic efficiency. This story includes Mao’s collectivization of land, the Great Leap Forward, the Great Cultural Revolution, Deng’s opening China to…

    Paperback – 2017-04-19
    Routledge

  • Japan–China Relations in the Modern Era book cover

    Japan–China Relations in the Modern Era

    1st Edition

    By Ryosei Kokubun, Yoshihide Soeya, Akio Takahara, Shin Kawashima

    From before the dawn of recorded history, there has been a rich flow of interaction between Japan and China. Japan has long learned many things from Chinese civilization, and since the modern era China began to learn from Japan. In the twenty-first century, however, China surpassed Japan in terms…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Understanding China: The Silk Road and the Communist Manifesto book cover

    Understanding China

    The Silk Road and the Communist Manifesto, 1st Edition

    By Peter Nolan

    If the West wishes to understand China better, it needs to appreciate the depth of thought and range of debate that is taking place within the Chinese political system. China is entering a new and complicated phase in its development. From a minnow in the 1970s it has become a mighty player on the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • China Fights for the World (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    China Fights for the World (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By J. Gunnar Andersson

    This book, first published in 1939, is an account of J. Gunnar Andersson’s travels in China from 1914 to 1927 while he was serving as a mining advisor to the Chinese government. Andersson discusses China’s political and economic situation at the time, including the fight for unity, and the future…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Living Issues in China (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Living Issues in China (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Henry T. Hodgkin

    This book, first published in 1932, explores several different aspects of life in China at the beginning of the twentieth century including education, family life, economics and religion. This book will be of interest to students of Asian Studies.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • China in the Family of Nations (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    China in the Family of Nations (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Henry T. Hodgkin

    This title, first published in 1923, aimed to provide a brief survey of the historical setting necessary for an understanding of China’s relations with the West. The book explained and estimated the various forces that were working in China at the beginning of the twentieth century that were…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Military Collapse of China's Ming Dynasty, 1618-44 book cover

    The Military Collapse of China's Ming Dynasty, 1618-44

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth M. Swope

    This book examines the military collapse of China’s Ming Dynasty to a combination of foreign and domestic foes. The Ming’s defeat was a highly surprising development, not least because as recently as in the 1590s the Ming had managed to defeat a Japanese force considered to be perhaps the most…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • Architectural Conservation in Asia: National Experiences and Practice book cover

    Architectural Conservation in Asia

    National Experiences and Practice, 1st Edition

    By John H. Stubbs, Robert G. Thomson

    At a time when organized heritage protection in Asia is developing at a rapid pace, Architectural Conservation in Asia provides the first comprehensive overview of architectural conservation practice from Afghanistan to the Philippines. The country-by-country analysis adopted by the book draws out…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge

  • Remolding and Resistance Among Writers of the Chinese Prison Camp: Disciplined and published book cover

    Remolding and Resistance Among Writers of the Chinese Prison Camp

    Disciplined and published, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Williams, Yenna Wu

    Even in the twenty-first century, the contemporary Chinese prison camp remains a more obscure and poorly understood realm than the Forbidden City of old. Apolitical service organizations such as the International Red Cross have routinely been denied access to PRC prison camps and prison camp…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

  • Military Force and Elite Power in the Formation of Modern China book cover

    Military Force and Elite Power in the Formation of Modern China

    1st Edition

    By Edward A. McCord

    The China we know today emerged at the end of a long period of internal rebellions, civil wars, foreign invasions, and revolutionary insurrections that stretched across the nineteenth century to the mid-point of the twentieth. This book explores one important consequence of this situation—the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

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