Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • The Cultural Revolution in China: An Annotated Bibliography book cover

    The Cultural Revolution in China

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By James C.F. Wang

    The Cultural Revolution in China generated a cascade of commentaries and interpretations on the development and meaning of the upheaval. Many students and researchers have found it difficult to locate and identify literature on the period. This bibliography, first published in 1976, corrects this…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • Mao's Prey: The History of Chen Renbing, Liberal Intelletual book cover

    Mao's Prey

    The History of Chen Renbing, Liberal Intelletual, 1st Edition

    By Jeannette F. Ford

    This book, first published in 2001, uses key oral histories to confirm and explain the professional and private lives of post-1949 Chinese intellectuals through the focal point of Chen Renbing, a man personally criticised by Mao Zedong. Intellectuals have faced unique perils in modern Chinese…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • Lineage and Community in China, 1100–1500: Genealogical Innovation in Jiangxi book cover

    Lineage and Community in China, 1100–1500

    Genealogical Innovation in Jiangxi, 1st Edition

    By Xi He

    This book, based on extensive original research, provides evidence that the practice originated much earlier than previously understood. It shows that in the eleventh century, in southern China under the Song dynasty, the method of compiling a genealogy in the form a table, that is to say a family…

    Hardback – 2020-03-11 
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    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

  • The Co-opting of Education by Extremist Factions: Professing Hate book cover

    The Co-opting of Education by Extremist Factions

    Professing Hate, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Gendron

    The Co-opting of Education by Extremist Factions: Professing Hate is a study of the ways in which various extremist groups have appropriated education for social manipulation in order to gain political power, and in some cases, to incite violence. It is a detailed exploration of case studies…

    Hardback – 2020-03-02 
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    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • History and Citizenship Education in Post-Mao China: Politics, Policy, Praxis book cover

    History and Citizenship Education in Post-Mao China

    Politics, Policy, Praxis, 1st Edition

    By Alisa Jones

    This book examines the development of education in China over the past three decades, exploring the ways in which the manifold ‘contradictions’ both within and between policy prescriptions, pedagogical theory and classroom implementation have been handled where issues of political socialisation,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-29 
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    Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

  • The Economic Development of China book cover

    The Economic Development of China

    1st Edition

    By Victor D. Lippit

    This book, first published in 1987, studies the forces promoting underdevelopment in China prior to 1949 and the character of the development that has occurred since then. It presents a unified perspective for grasping the development process as a whole, for relating this to the class structure of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Business and Economics in Asia

  • Crisis and Conflict in Han China, 104 BC to AD 9 book cover

    Crisis and Conflict in Han China, 104 BC to AD 9

    1st Edition

    By Michael Loewe

    This book, first published in 1974, studies the historical development of China during the Western Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 9), a time of great intellectual, religious and political change. The struggle between Reformists and Modernists is analysed using texts contemporary to the time, and this…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • The Government of China, 1644-1911 book cover

    The Government of China, 1644-1911

    1st Edition

    By Pao Chao Hsieh

    This volume, first published in 1925, presents a clear background to the then-contemporary political situation in China, and in doing so sheds much light on the history of Chinese politics. In focusing on the political organization it generates an insightful study of Chinese government.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • Key Economic Areas in Chinese History: As Revealed in the Development of Public Works for Water-Control book cover

    Key Economic Areas in Chinese History

    As Revealed in the Development of Public Works for Water-Control, 1st Edition

    By Ch'ao-Ting Chi

    This book, first published in 1936, offers the conception of the dynamics of the Key Economic Area as an aid to the understanding of Chinese economic history. By tracing their development through a historical study of the construction of irrigation and flood-control works and transport canals, it…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • Lhasa and its Mysteries book cover

    Lhasa and its Mysteries

    1st Edition

    By firstname surname

    First published in 1906, this volume emerged three years after the British expedition across the Alps to Lhasa, in which the author took part, and provided a first-hand British account of the mission. The expedition (also known as the British Invasion of Tibet) was intended to counter perceived…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • British Admirals and Chinese Pirates, 1832-1869 book cover

    British Admirals and Chinese Pirates, 1832-1869

    1st Edition

    By Grace Fox

    This study, first published in 1940, examines in detail the suppression of piracy in China. From a starting point of the considering the influence of the Admiralty on the development of British foreign policy in the nineteenth century, it studies the actions of the China Station and in particular…

    Paperback – 2020-01-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • China and the West: Society and Culture, 1815-1937 book cover

    China and the West

    Society and Culture, 1815-1937, 1st Edition

    By Jerome Ch'en

    This penetrating study of China’s social and cultural contacts with the West, first published in 1979, analyses the early images that China and the West had of one another, and the illusions and misconceptions that arose from these images. The book centres on the question, why did China fail to…

    Paperback – 2020-01-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

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