Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Britain's Imperial Retreat from China, 1900-1931 book cover

    Britain's Imperial Retreat from China, 1900-1931

    1st Edition

    By Phoebe Chow

    Britain’s relationship with China in the nineteenth and early twentieth century is often viewed in terms of gunboat diplomacy, unequal treaties, and the unrelenting pursuit of Britain’s own commercial interests. This book, however, based on extensive original research, demonstrates that in Britain…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Konfuzianisches Ethos und westliche Wissenschaft: Wang Guowei (1877-1927) und das Ringen um das moderne China book cover

    Konfuzianisches Ethos und westliche Wissenschaft

    Wang Guowei (1877-1927) und das Ringen um das moderne China, 1st Edition

    By Hu Qiuhua

    This study in German offers profound insights into the life and thoughts of Wang Guowei (1877-1927). Like many intellectuals who strongly perceived the necessity of reforms in the waning years of the Late Qing dynasty, i.e. after the Opium wars, Wang sought to strengthen China's position against…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18
    Routledge
    Monumenta Serica Monograph Series

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