Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • Rethinking Transnational Chinese Cinemas: The Amoy-Dialect Film Industry in Cold War Asia book cover

    Rethinking Transnational Chinese Cinemas

    The Amoy-Dialect Film Industry in Cold War Asia, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy E. Taylor

    The Amoy-dialect film industry emerged in the 1950s, producing cheap, b-grade films in Hong Kong for direct export to the theatres of Manila Chinatown, southern Taiwan and Singapore. Films made in Amoy dialect - a dialect of Chinese - reflected a particular period in the history of the Chinese…

    Hardback – 2011-05-19
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    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • China's Southern Tang Dynasty, 937-976 book cover

    China's Southern Tang Dynasty, 937-976

    1st Edition

    By Johannes L. Kurz

    The Southern Tang was one of China’s minor dynasties and one of the great states in China in the tenth century. Although often regarded as one of several states preceding the much better known Song dynasty (960-1279), the Southern Tang dynasty was in fact the key state in this period, preserving…

    Hardback – 2011-03-24
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • Xinjiang and China's Rise in Central Asia - A History book cover

    Xinjiang and China's Rise in Central Asia - A History

    1st Edition

    By Michael E. Clarke

    The recent conflict between indigenous Uyghurs and Han Chinese demonstrates that Xinjiang is a major trouble spot for China, with Uyghur demands for increased autonomy, and where Beijing’s policy is to more firmly integrate the province within China. This book provides an account of how China’s…

    Hardback – 2011-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • History Textbooks and the Wars in Asia: Divided Memories book cover

    History Textbooks and the Wars in Asia

    Divided Memories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gi-Wook Shin, Daniel C. Sneider

    Over the past fifteen years Northeast Asia has witnessed growing intraregional exchanges and interactions, especially in the realms of culture and economy. Still, the region cannot escape from the burden of history. This book examines the formation of historical memory in four Northeast Asian…

    Hardback – 2011-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Designing History in East Asian Textbooks: Identity Politics and Transnational Aspirations book cover

    Designing History in East Asian Textbooks

    Identity Politics and Transnational Aspirations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gotelind Mueller

    This book analyses the efforts throughout East Asia to deploy education for purposes of political socialization, and in particular in order to shape notions of identity. The chapters also examine the trend of ‘common textbook initiatives’, which have recently emerged in East Asia with the aim of…

    Hardback – 2011-01-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

  • China's Homeless Generation: Voices from the veterans of the Chinese Civil War, 1940s-1990s book cover

    China's Homeless Generation

    Voices from the veterans of the Chinese Civil War, 1940s-1990s, 1st Edition

    By Joshua Fan

    China's Homeless Generation is a study of nearly two million Chinese who were displaced from home in Mainland China to the island of Taiwan. A result of the Chinese civil war between the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), this massive migration began around 1948…

    Hardback – 2010-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Modern China's Ethnic Frontiers: A Journey to the West book cover

    Modern China's Ethnic Frontiers

    A Journey to the West, 1st Edition

    By Hsiao-ting Lin

    The purpose of this book is to examine the strategies and practices of the Han Chinese Nationalists vis-à-vis post-Qing China’s ethnic minorities, as well as to explore the role they played in the formation of contemporary China’s Central Asian frontier territoriality and border security. The…

    Hardback – 2010-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Mapping Modernity in Shanghai: Space, Gender, and Visual Culture in the Sojourners' City, 1853-98 book cover

    Mapping Modernity in Shanghai

    Space, Gender, and Visual Culture in the Sojourners' City, 1853-98, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Y. Liang

    This book argues that modernity first arrived in late nineteenth-century Shanghai via a new spatial configuration. This city’s colonial capitalist development ruptured the traditional configuration of self-contained households, towns, and natural landscapes in a continuous spread, producing a new…

    Hardback – 2010-06-02
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • The Poet-historian Qian Qianyi book cover

    The Poet-historian Qian Qianyi

    1st Edition

    By Lawrence C.H Yim

    This book is the first English language study of Qian Qianyi (1582-1664) - a poet and literary critic during the Ming-Qing dynastic transition. Although Qian’s works constitute some of the greatest achievements in pre-modern Chinese lyric poetry, they have been largely understudied and are poorly…

    Hardback – 2009-04-30
    Routledge
    Academia Sinica on East Asia

  • The Third Chinese Revolutionary Civil War, 1945-49: An Analysis of Communist Strategy and Leadership book cover

    The Third Chinese Revolutionary Civil War, 1945-49

    An Analysis of Communist Strategy and Leadership, 1st Edition

    By Christopher R. Lew

    This book examines the Third Chinese Revolutionary Civil War of 1945–1949, which resulted in the victory of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) over Chiang Kaishek and the Guomindang (GMD) and the founding of The People’s Republic of China in 1949. It provides a military and strategic history of…

    Hardback – 2009-04-03
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • Moscow and the Emergence of Communist Power in China, 1925-30: The Nanchang Uprising and the Birth of the Red Army book cover

    Moscow and the Emergence of Communist Power in China, 1925-30

    The Nanchang Uprising and the Birth of the Red Army, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Elleman

    This book examines the emergence of Communist power in China during the interwar period, focusing especially on the role of the Soviet Union and the 1927 Nanchang Uprising. It describes the history behind the alliance between the Chinese Communists and Nationalists, the impact of the USSR's…

    Hardback – 2009-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Taiwan in Japan's Empire-Building: An Institutional Approach to Colonial Engineering book cover

    Taiwan in Japan's Empire-Building

    An Institutional Approach to Colonial Engineering, 1st Edition

    By Hui-yu Caroline Tsai

    This book explores the institutions through which Taiwan was governed under Japanese colonial rule, illuminating how the administration was engineered and how Taiwan was placed in Japan’s larger empire building. The author argues that rather than envisaging the ruling of the society and then going…

    Hardback – 2008-12-17
    Routledge
    Academia Sinica on East Asia

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