Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • Merchants and Society in Modern China: From Guild to Chamber of Commerce book cover

    Merchants and Society in Modern China

    From Guild to Chamber of Commerce, 1st Edition

    By Tang Lixing

    In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, merchants in China were incorporated into the bourgeoisie and constituted a vital part of the upstart capitalists. The lowermost class in ancient China’s social hierarchy has thus become a strong force of social transformation in the modern…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Diaspora book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chee-Beng Tan

    With around 40 million people worldwide, the ethnic Chinese and the Chinese in diaspora form the largest diaspora in the world. The economic reform of China which began in the late 1970s marked a huge phase of migration from China, and the new migrants, many of whom were well educated, have had a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Urbanization in China book cover

    Urbanization in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Crawford, Marco Cenzatti

    Since the "Opening Up" period of 1978-80, China has urbanized with unprecedented speed. The construction of completely new cities and the dramatic redevelopment of existing urban centers have completely transformed the Chinese landscape. This urban revolution has generated an astonishing number and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Modernization and Revolution in China book cover

    Modernization and Revolution in China

    5th Edition

    By June Grasso, Jay P. Corrin, Michael Kort

    Extensively revised and fully updated in this fifth edition, this popular textbook conveys the drama of China's struggle to modernize against the backdrop of a proud and difficult history. It features new analysis of the issues facing China’s fifth generation of leaders, including the current…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge

  • Chinese and Indian Warfare – From the Classical Age to 1870 book cover

    Chinese and Indian Warfare – From the Classical Age to 1870

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kaushik Roy, Peter Lorge

    This book examines the differences and similarities between warfare in China and India before 1870, both conceptually and on the battlefield. By focusing on Chinese and Indian warfare, the book breaks the intellectual paradigm requiring non-Western histories and cultures to be compared to the West,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • Civil-Military Relations in Chinese History: From Ancient China to the Communist Takeover book cover

    Civil-Military Relations in Chinese History

    From Ancient China to the Communist Takeover, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kai Filipiak

    Modern studies of civil--military relations recognise that the military is separate from civil society, with its own norms and values, principles of organization, and regulations. Key issues of concern include the means by which – and the extent to which – the civil power controls the military; and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • Rethinking the Decline of China's Qing Dynasty: Imperial Activism and Borderland Management at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century book cover

    Rethinking the Decline of China's Qing Dynasty

    Imperial Activism and Borderland Management at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Daniel McMahon

    The many instances of regional insurgency and unrest that erupted on China’s borderlands at the turn of the nineteenth century are often regarded by scholars as evidence of government disability and the incipient decline of the imperial Qing dynasty. This book, based on extensive original research,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • Chinese and Japanese Films on the Second World War book cover

    Chinese and Japanese Films on the Second World War

    1st Edition

    Edited by King-fai Tam, Timothy Y. Tsu, Sandra Wilson

    This book examines representations of the Second World War in postwar Chinese and Japanese cinema. Drawing on a wide range of scholarly disciplines, and analysing a wide range of films, it demonstrates the potential of war movies for understanding contemporary China and Japan. It shows how the war…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gary D. Rawnsley, Ming-yeh T. Rawnsley

    The study of Chinese media is a field that is growing and evolving at an exponential rate. Not only are the Chinese media a fascinating subject for analysis in their own right, but they also offer scholars and students a window to observe multi-directional flows of information, culture and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Communist Party book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Communist Party

    1st Edition

    Edited by Willy Wo-Lap Lam

    Whilst the Chinese Communist Party is one of the most powerful political institutions in the world, it is also one of the least understood, due to the party’s secrecy and tight control over the archives, the press and the Internet. Having governed the People’s Republic of China for nearly 70 years…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21
    Routledge

  • John Leighton Stuart's Missionary-Educator's Career in China book cover

    John Leighton Stuart's Missionary-Educator's Career in China

    1st Edition

    By Hao Ping

    In China, John Leighton Stuart (1876-1962) is a controversial figure occupying an important position in the history of modern China and Sino-U.S. relations. As a scholar and educator, Stuart loved Chinese culture and contributed much to the development of Chinese education. While as a missionary,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • John Leighton Stuart’s Political Career in China book cover

    John Leighton Stuart’s Political Career in China

    1st Edition

    By Hao Ping

    In China, John Leighton Stuart (1876-1962) is a controversial figure occupying an important position in the history of modern China and Sino-U.S. relations. As a scholar and educator, Stuart loved Chinese culture and contributed much to the development of Chinese education. While as a missionary,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

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