Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • China and Southeast Asia: Historical Interactions book cover

    China and Southeast Asia

    Historical Interactions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoff Wade, James K. Chin

    Spanning over a millennium of history, this book seeks to describe and define the evolution of the China–Southeast Asia nexus and the interactions which have shaped their shared pasts. Examining the relationships which have proven integral to connecting Northeast and Southeast Asia with other…

    Hardback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The History of Sino-Japanese Cultural Exchange book cover

    The History of Sino-Japanese Cultural Exchange

    1st Edition

    By Jun Teng

    This book traces back to the history of Japanese civilization, clarifies the unique thinking mode of Japanese nation, analyses the unique aesthetic viewpoints. It also describes the communication history of culture between China and Japan from BC 3rd century to the Late Qing Dynasty. Taking the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • The Emergence of Civilizational Consciousness in Early China: History Word by Word book cover

    The Emergence of Civilizational Consciousness in Early China

    History Word by Word, 1st Edition

    By Uffe Bergeton

    This book provides a conceptual history of the emergence of civilizational consciousness in early China. Focusing on how words are used in pre-Qín (before 221 BCE) texts to construct identities and negotiate relationships between a 'civilised self' and 'uncivilised others', it provides a…

    Hardback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early History of Asia

  • Women and Politics in Wartime China: Networking Across Geopolitical Borders book cover

    Women and Politics in Wartime China

    Networking Across Geopolitical Borders, 1st Edition

    By Vivienne Xiangwei Guo

    Focusing on Chinese elite women as a special socio-political group, this book places the sophisticated networks they formed in the shifting geographical, social, cultural and political spaces of wartime China, where their political engagement, knowledge-making, and network-building in support of '…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Japan's

    Japan's "New Deal" for China

    Propaganda Aimed at Americans before Pearl Harbor, 1st Edition

    By June Grasso

    In the decade leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor, at a time when Japan was expanding its influence in Asia, several Japanese institutions set about trying to convince Americans to support Tokyo’s plans and ambitions for China. This book seeks to analyze the original publications produced by…

    Hardback – 2018-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • China and the West: Crossroads of Civilisation book cover

    China and the West

    Crossroads of Civilisation, 1st Edition

    By Peter Nolan

    Capitalist globalisation since the 1980s has produced immense benefits in terms of technical progress, poverty reduction and welfare improvement. However, it has been accompanied by profound contradictions, including ecological destruction, global warming, inequality, concentration of business…

    Paperback – 2018-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Routledge Handbook of Imperial Chinese History book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Imperial Chinese History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Victor Cunrui Xiong, Kenneth J. Hammond

    The resurgence of modern China has generated much interest, not only in the country’s present day activities, but also in its long history. As the only uninterrupted ancient civilization still alive today, the study of China’s past promises to offer invaluable insights into understanding…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

  • Newspapers and the Journalistic Public in Republican China: 1917 as a Significant Year of Journalism book cover

    Newspapers and the Journalistic Public in Republican China

    1917 as a Significant Year of Journalism, 1st Edition

    By Qiliang He

    Offering an entirely new approach to understanding China’s journalism history, this book covers the Chinese periodical press in the first half of the twentieth century. By focusing on five cases, either occurring in or in relation to the year 1917, this book emphasizes the protean nature of the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Xinjiang in the Twenty-First Century: Islam, Ethnicity and Resistance book cover

    Xinjiang in the Twenty-First Century

    Islam, Ethnicity and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Michael Dillon

    There has been a significant increase in the twenty-first century in the frequency and intensity of violent incidents in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, the far northwest province of China, where the Uyghurs, the Turkic-speaking Muslim people who historically constituted the majority…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This 13-volume collection of previously out-of-print titles reissues some key works in the study of Mao Zedong’s huge influence on China – its politics, economics and development into the power that it is today. Foreign policy, the Cultural Revolution, the fate of opponents, Chinese Marxist thought…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
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    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • Routledge Library Editions: History of China book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This 11-volume set gathers together some key older titles on China’s history. Encompassing China’s political, economic, and cultural development, the books gathered here also deal with contacts with the West both ancient and modern.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • Chinese Entertainment book cover

    Chinese Entertainment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kwok-Bun Chan

    Scholarly studies of Chinese culture, history and society, both within and outside of China, generally pay little attention to leisure, entertainment and amusement, though it has long been known that this aspect of life gives a deep understanding of the psyche and soul, and the hopes and fears, of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

2Series in Chinese History

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