Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • Mao's Road to Power: Revolutionary Writings: Volume VIII book cover

    Mao's Road to Power

    Revolutionary Writings: Volume VIII, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart Schram, Timothy Cheek, Roderick MacFarquhar

    This eighth volume covers the period 1942 to 1945 when Mao asserted his status as the incarnation and symbol of the Chinese Revolution and the sinification of Marxism-Leninism.…

    Hardback – 2015-08-17
    Routledge

  • Documentary, World History, and National Power in the PRC: Global Rise in Chinese Eyes book cover

    Documentary, World History, and National Power in the PRC

    Global Rise in Chinese Eyes, 1st Edition

    By Gotelind Mueller

    Documentaries have recently become a favourite format for Chinese state-directed media to present an officially sanctioned view of history. Indeed, this is not confined to Chinese national history. In stark contrast to the earlier self-centred preoccupation with Chinese history, there has been an…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

  • Museums in China: Power, Politics and Identities book cover

    Museums in China

    Power, Politics and Identities, 1st Edition

    By Tracey Lie Dan Lu

    From the earliest museums established by Western missionaries in order to implement religious and political power, to the role they have played in the formation of the modern Chinese state, the origin and development of museums in mainland China differ significantly from those in the West. The…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • China: How the Empire Fell book cover

    China

    How the Empire Fell, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph W. Esherick, C.X. George Wei

    The Qing dynasty was China’s last, and it created an empire of unprecedented size and prosperity. However in 1911 the empire collapsed within a few short months, and China embarked on a revolutionary course that lasted through most of the twentieth century. The 1911 Revolution ended two millennia…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • China and the First Vietnam War, 1947-54 book cover

    China and the First Vietnam War, 1947-54

    1st Edition

    By Laura M. Calkins

    This book charts the development of the First Vietnam War – the war between the Vietnamese Communists (the Viet Minh) and the French colonial power – considering especially how relations between the Viet Minh and the Chinese Communists had a profound impact on the course of the war. It shows how…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • 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

  • China's Military Procurement in the Reform Era: The Setting of New Directions book cover

    China's Military Procurement in the Reform Era

    The Setting of New Directions, 1st Edition

    By Yoram Evron

    The decisions that shape the policy of weapons procurement are an important area of national security policy. This is all the more true for China, which during recent decades has vacillated between different sources and directions of military build-up. This book explores the politics of military…

    Hardback – 2015-07-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Middle Class in Neoliberal China: Governing Risk, Life-Building, and Themed Spaces book cover

    The Middle Class in Neoliberal China

    Governing Risk, Life-Building, and Themed Spaces, 1st Edition

    By Hai Ren

    Since the late 1970s, China’s move towards neoliberalism has made it not only one of the world’s fastest growing economies, but also one of the most polarised states. This economic, social and political transformation has led to the emergence of a new Chinese middle class, and understanding the…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Foreigners and Foreign Institutions in Republican China book cover

    Foreigners and Foreign Institutions in Republican China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne-Marie Brady, Douglas Brown

    Republican China attracted an uncommon diversity of foreign interests, groups, and individuals, which included missionaries, adventurers, diplomats, academics, humanitarians and refugees, as well as hedonists and tourists. By exploring the diverse nature of foreign activities in Republican China,…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

  • China-Taiwan Relations in a Global Context: Taiwan's Foreign Policy and Relations book cover

    China-Taiwan Relations in a Global Context

    Taiwan's Foreign Policy and Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Wei

    This book traces the development of Taiwan’s relations with its diplomatic partners and its policy towards the political opponents of its political opponent - mainland China. Paying particular attention to the powers that could exercise great influence in the future of East Asia, China-Taiwan…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • East Asia Beyond the History Wars: Confronting the Ghosts of Violence book cover

    East Asia Beyond the History Wars

    Confronting the Ghosts of Violence, 1st Edition

    By Tessa Morris-Suzuki, Morris Low, Leonid Petrov, Timothy Y. Tsu

    East Asia is now the world’s economic powerhouse, but ghosts of history continue to trouble relations between the key countries of the region, particularly between Japan, China and the two Koreas. Unhappy legacies of Japan’s military expansion in pre-war Asia prompt on-going calls for apologies,…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • China's Homeless Generation: Voices from the veterans of the Chinese Civil War, 1940s-1990s book cover

    China's Homeless Generation

    Voices from the veterans of the Chinese Civil War, 1940s-1990s, 1st Edition

    By Joshua Fan

    China's Homeless Generation is a study of nearly two million Chinese who were displaced from home in Mainland China to the island of Taiwan. A result of the Chinese civil war between the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), this massive migration began around 1948…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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