Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • Christian Heretics in Late Imperial China: Christian Inculturation and State Control, 1720-1850 book cover

    Christian Heretics in Late Imperial China

    Christian Inculturation and State Control, 1720-1850, 1st Edition

    By Lars Peter Laamann

    Following the prohibition of missionary activity after 1724, China's Christians were effectively cut off from all foreign theological guidance. The ensuing isolation forced China's Christian communities to become self-reliant in perpetuating the basic principles of their faith. Left to their own…

    Hardback – 2006-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Beijing - A Concise History book cover

    Beijing - A Concise History

    1st Edition

    By Stephen G. Haw

    Stephen Haw sets out the history of the city of Beijing, charting the course of its development from its early roots before 2000 BC to its contemporary position as capital of the People’s Republic of China. Stephen Haw, a well-established author on China, outlines the establishment of the earliest…

    Hardback – 2006-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Remolding and Resistance Among Writers of the Chinese Prison Camp: Disciplined and published book cover

    Remolding and Resistance Among Writers of the Chinese Prison Camp

    Disciplined and published, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Williams, Yenna Wu

    Even in the twenty-first century, the contemporary Chinese prison camp remains a more obscure and poorly understood realm than the Forbidden City of old. Apolitical service organizations such as the International Red Cross have routinely been denied access to PRC prison camps and prison camp…

    Hardback – 2006-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

  • How China Works: Perspectives on the Twentieth-Century Industrial Workplace book cover

    How China Works

    Perspectives on the Twentieth-Century Industrial Workplace, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jacob Eyferth

    Spanning the whole of the twentieth century, How China Works examines the labour issues surrounding the workplace in China in both the Republican and People's Republic epochs. The international team of contributors treat China's twentieth-century revolution as an industrial…

    Hardback – 2006-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

  • Politics in China since 1949: Legitimizing Authoritarian Rule book cover

    Politics in China since 1949

    Legitimizing Authoritarian Rule, 1st Edition

    By Robert Weatherley

    Since the victory of the 1949 revolution the incumbency of the Chinese Communist Party has been characterized by an almost relentless struggle to legitimize its monopoly on political power. During the Mao era, attempts to derive legitimacy focused primarily on mass participation in political…

    Hardback – 2006-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Intellectuals in Revolutionary China, 1921-1949: Leaders, Heroes and Sophisticates book cover

    Intellectuals in Revolutionary China, 1921-1949

    Leaders, Heroes and Sophisticates, 1st Edition

    By Hung-yok Ip

    This book originally examines how prominent communist intellectuals in China during the revolutionary period (1921 to 1940) constructed and presented identities for themselves and how they narrated their place in the revolution.…

    Hardback – 2005-02-24
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

  • Anglo-China: Chinese People and British Rule in Hong Kong, 1841-1880 book cover

    Anglo-China

    Chinese People and British Rule in Hong Kong, 1841-1880, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Munn

    A study of the first three decades of British rule in Hong Kong, focusing on the troubled and controversial process of establishing a British colony at Hong Kong and on the reception of British rule by people in the region.…

    Hardback – 2001-10-12
    Routledge

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