Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • China, Korea & Japan at War, 1592–1598: Eyewitness Accounts book cover

    China, Korea & Japan at War, 1592–1598

    Eyewitness Accounts, 1st Edition

    By J. Marshall Craig

    The East Asian War of 1592 to 1598 was the only extended war before modern times to involve Japan, Korea, and China. It devastated huge swathes of Korea and led to large population movements across borders. This book draws on surviving letters and diaries to recount the personal experiences of five…

    Hardback – 2020-04-28 
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    Asian States and Empires

  • Islam and Chinese Society: Genealogies, Lineage and Local Communities book cover

    Islam and Chinese Society

    Genealogies, Lineage and Local Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jianxiong Ma, Oded Abt, Jide Yao

    This book explores the long history in China of Chinese Muslims, known as the Hui people, and regarded as a minority, though in fact they are distinguished by religion rather than ethnicity. It shows how over time Chinese Muslims adopted Chinese practices as these evolved in wider Chinese society,…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
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    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

  • Punishment in Contemporary China: Its Evolution, Development and Change book cover

    Punishment in Contemporary China

    Its Evolution, Development and Change, 1st Edition

    By Enshen Li

    Punishment in contemporary China has experienced dramatic shifts over the last seven decades or so. This book focuses on the evolution, development and change of punishment in the Maoist (1949-1977), reform (1978-2001) and post-reform eras (2002-) of China to understand the shaping and…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

  • 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 – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Chinese Marxism in Flux 1978-84: Essays on Epistemology, Ideology and Political Economy book cover

    Chinese Marxism in Flux 1978-84

    Essays on Epistemology, Ideology and Political Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bill Brugger

    This book, first published in 1985, considers the state of Marxist thought in China at the time, a time when the country’s leadership appeared more concerned with attaining modernisation and economic development than Marxist theory. It considers the problems that Chinese Marxist intellectuals were…

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

  • China Since the 'Gang of Four' book cover

    China Since the 'Gang of Four'

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bill Brugger

    This book, first published in 1980, addresses the questions raised by the death of Mao Zedong and the arrest of the ‘Gang of Four’. Was China reverting to a capitalist form of development, and abandoning Mao’s policies? Was China’s leadership remaining loyal to Mao’s strategy but correcting damage…

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

  • Re-Educating Chinese Anti-Communists book cover

    Re-Educating Chinese Anti-Communists

    1st Edition

    By J.A. Fyfield

    This book, first published in 1982, is an in-depth study of the process of ‘re-education’ undergone by those who had opposed the Communist revolution in China. Told at first hand by several men who had occupied military or government positions of influence, it records their long years in prison and…

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

  • Reform and Reaction in Post-Mao China: The Road to Tiananmen book cover

    Reform and Reaction in Post-Mao China

    The Road to Tiananmen, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Baum

    The decade of the 1980s began in China with great expectations of the societal benefits of modernisation, and ended with gunfire in Tiananmen Square. This book, first published in 1991, presents essays that explore the political and economic reform policies that emerged in post-Mao China under Deng…

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

  • China: Liberation and Transformation 1942-1962 book cover

    China: Liberation and Transformation 1942-1962

    1st Edition

    By Bill Brugger

    This book, first published in 1981, is a study concerned with the leadership and the people of China during the 1942-1962 period. It analyses the attempt made by the CCP to develop new policies of administration in the wartime base areas and the subsequent transformation of these policies after the…

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

  • Mao Tse-tung and the Chinese People book cover

    Mao Tse-tung and the Chinese People

    1st Edition

    By Roger Howard

    This book, first published in 1977, attempts to show Mao Tse-tung in his relationship with the Chinese people. The author makes extensive use of a number of interviews with a cross-section of Chinese people, as well as examining the written records made by foreign visitors.…

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

  • The China Factor: Peking and the Superpowers book cover

    The China Factor

    Peking and the Superpowers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Segal

    The purpose of this book, first published in 1982, is to analyse certain crucial aspects of the great power triangle in order to establish a more complete picture of the role of China in the superpower balance. These essays examine the key political, economic and military issues involved in the…

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

  • Chen Duxiu's Last Articles and Letters, 1937-1942 book cover

    Chen Duxiu's Last Articles and Letters, 1937-1942

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gregor Benton

    This book, first pubished in 1998, collects the final letters and articles of Chen Duxiu (1879-1942). He founded the Chinese Communist Party in 1921, after a revolutionary career in the movement that overthrew the Manchus and brought in the Republic. Between 1915 and 1919, he had led the New…

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

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