Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • The Ever-Changing Sino-Japanese Rivalry book cover

    The Ever-Changing Sino-Japanese Rivalry

    1st Edition

    By Philip Streich

    What explains the ebb and flow of the Sino-Japanese rivalry? Why do the two states sometimes choose to escalate or de-escalate the rivalry? Does domestic politics play a role? Examining the historic and contemporary relationship between China and Japan through the lens of the interstate rivalry…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Model Workers in China, 1949-1965: Constructing A New Citizen book cover

    Model Workers in China, 1949-1965

    Constructing A New Citizen, 1st Edition

    By James Farley

    Seismic changes in ideology and economic policy in China followed the death of Mao Zedong but one aspect of culture has remained constant: the use of ‘Model Workers’ for the purposes of propaganda and more recent public relations campaigns. In both a political and commercial context, the use of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Hong Kong Rural Women under Chinese Rule: Gender Politics, Reunification and Globalisation in Post-colonial Hong Kong book cover

    Hong Kong Rural Women under Chinese Rule

    Gender Politics, Reunification and Globalisation in Post-colonial Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Isabella Ng

    This book explores gender dynamics in the indigenous villages (also known as walled villages) in post-handover Hong Kong. It looks at how Hong Kong’s reunification with China has impacted the walled villagers, in particular the women, and how the walled villages’ current gender dynamics in return…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • China in Australasia: Cultural Diplomacy and Chinese Arts since the Cold War book cover

    China in Australasia

    Cultural Diplomacy and Chinese Arts since the Cold War, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Beattie, Richard Bullen, Maria Galikowski

    Drawing on expertise in art history, exhibition studies and cultural studies as well as politics and international relations, China in Australasia presents significant new perspectives on the role of art in the cultural diplomacy of the People’s Republic of China. The book tells the forgotten…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Historical Parallels, Commemoration and Icons book cover

    Historical Parallels, Commemoration and Icons

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Leutzsch

    Historical parallels, analogies, anachronisms and metaphors to the past play a crucial role in political speeches, historical narratives, iconography, movies and newspapers on a daily basis. They frame, articulate and represent a specific understanding of history and can be used not only to…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Conflict, Community, and the State in Late Imperial Sichuan: Making Local Justice book cover

    Conflict, Community, and the State in Late Imperial Sichuan

    Making Local Justice, 1st Edition

    By Quinn Javers

    Exploring local practices of dispute resolution and laying bare the routine role of violence in the late-Qing dynasty, Conflict, Community, and the State in Late Imperial Sichuan demonstrates the significance of everyday violence in ordering, disciplining, and building communities. The book…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Germany's Colony in China: Colonialism, Protection and Economic Development in Qingdao and Shandong, 1898-1914 book cover

    Germany's Colony in China

    Colonialism, Protection and Economic Development in Qingdao and Shandong, 1898-1914, 1st Edition

    By Fion Wai Ling So

    This book explores the economic development of the northern Chinese city of Qingdao, which was held by Germany as a colony from 1898 to 1914. It focuses especially on the economic polices of the German colonial government and of the provincial government of the neighbouring Chinese province of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • 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

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