Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • Contemporary China - An Introduction book cover

    Contemporary China - An Introduction

    1st Edition

    By Michael Dillon

    This book presents a concise introduction to contemporary China. It is intended as a first book for those coming new to the subject, providing the essential information that most people need to know, without going into excessive detail. Its coverage includes the economy, society, politics and…

    Paperback – 2008-11-19
    Routledge

  • Ritendiskussionen am Hof der nördlichen Song-Dynastie (1034-1093): Zwischen Ritengelehrsamkeit, Machtkampf und intellektuellen Bewegungen book cover

    Ritendiskussionen am Hof der nördlichen Song-Dynastie (1034-1093)

    Zwischen Ritengelehrsamkeit, Machtkampf und intellektuellen Bewegungen, 1st Edition

    By Christian Meyer

    Die intensive Beschäftigung der Gelehrtenbeamten (shidafu) in der nördlichen Song-Dynastie - vor allem der Vertreter des entstehenden Neokonfuzianismus - mit den Staatsriten erfuhr in der westlichen Forschung bisher kaum eine angemessene Würdigung. Diese Studie integriert verschiedene…

    Hardback – 2008-06-30
    Routledge
    Monumenta Serica Monograph Series

  • China, East Asia and the Global Economy: Regional and Historical Perspectives book cover

    China, East Asia and the Global Economy

    Regional and Historical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Takeshi Hamashita

    Edited by Mark Selden, Linda Grove

    Takeshi Hamashita, arguably Asia's premier historian of the longue durée, has been instrumental in opening a new field of inquiry in Chinese, East Asian and world historical research. Engaging modernization, Marxist and world system approaches, his wide-ranging redefinition of the evolving…

    Paperback – 2008-06-02
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations/Critical Asian Scholarship

  • Beijing - A Concise History book cover

    Beijing - A Concise History

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Haw

    Stephen Haw sets out the history of the city of Beijing, charting the course of its development from its early roots before 2000 BC to its contemporary position as capital of the People’s Republic of China. Haw, a well-established author on China, outlines the establishment of the earliest cities…

    Paperback – 2008-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • 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

  • Beijing - A Concise History book cover

    Beijing - A Concise History

    1st Edition

    By Stephen G. Haw

    Stephen Haw sets out the history of the city of Beijing, charting the course of its development from its early roots before 2000 BC to its contemporary position as capital of the People’s Republic of China. Stephen Haw, a well-established author on China, outlines the establishment of the earliest…

    Hardback – 2006-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Islam in Traditional China: A Bibliographical Guide book cover

    Islam in Traditional China

    A Bibliographical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Donald Daniel Leslie, Yang Daye, Ahmed Youssef

    This bibliography lists primary and secondary works on Islam in traditional China, concentrating on two main topics: Muslims and Islam in China; mutual knowledge by Muslims (both inside and outside China) of China and non-Muslim Chinese of Islam and Muslims (both inside and outside China). The main…

    Paperback – 2006-06-30
    Routledge
    Monumenta Serica Monograph Series

  • 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

  • The Chinese State in Ming Society book cover

    The Chinese State in Ming Society

    1st Edition

    By Timothy Brook

    The Ming dynasty (1368-1644), a period of commercial expansion and cultural innovation, fashioned the relationship between state and society in Chinese history. This unique collection of reworked and heavily illustrated essays, by one of the leading scholars of Chinese history, re-examines this…

    Paperback – 2004-11-25
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations/Critical Asian Scholarship

  • Historical, Anthropological, and Religious Perspectives: Historical, Anthropological, and Religious Perspectives book cover

    Historical, Anthropological, and Religious Perspectives

    Historical, Anthropological, and Religious Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Eleanor Wu

    More than 700 established Chinese folk religious temples on the island of Taiwan today give ample evidence of the fact that they are not strictly just Buddhist, Taoist, or Confucian, but rather a combination of these three religions plus other elements of a magico-religious nature, thus in practice…

    Paperback – 2004-06-30
    Routledge
    Collectanea Serica

  • Anglo-China: Chinese People and British Rule in Hong Kong, 1841-1880 book cover

    Anglo-China

    Chinese People and British Rule in Hong Kong, 1841-1880, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Munn

    A study of the first three decades of British rule in Hong Kong, focusing on the troubled and controversial process of establishing a British colony at Hong Kong and on the reception of British rule by people in the region.…

    Hardback – 2001-10-12
    Routledge

  • Macau: Herkunft ist Zukunft book cover

    Macau

    Herkunft ist Zukunft, 1st Edition

    By Roman Malek

    "Das China-Zentrum St. Augustin und das Institut Monumenta Serica haben sich jetzt um eine Dokumentation der macane-sischen Geschichte verdient gemacht und eine sehr gelungene Zusammenstellung von Beitragen zur Geschichte und Gegenwart Macaos herausgebracht, die auch einen guten Eindruck von dem…

    Paperback – 2000-06-30
    Routledge
    Collectanea Serica

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