Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • The Social History of Post-Communist Russia book cover

    The Social History of Post-Communist Russia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Piotr Dutkiewicz, Sakwa Richard, Kulikov Vladimir

    This book tells the untold story of how ordinary Russian people experienced and coped with Russia’s transformations after the end of communism. Unlike most studies of the subject which focus on high politics, developments in the elite and events at the centre, this book, which includes findings…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Paradoxes of Post-Mao Rural Reform: Initial Steps toward a New Chinese Countryside, 1976-1981 book cover

    Paradoxes of Post-Mao Rural Reform

    Initial Steps toward a New Chinese Countryside, 1976-1981, 1st Edition

    By Frederick C. Teiwes, Warren Sun

    The decollectivization of Chinese agriculture in the early post-Mao period is widely recognized as a critical part of the overall reform program. But the political process leading to this outcome is poorly understood. A number of approaches have dominated the existing literature: 1) a power/policy…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11
    Routledge

  • Modern Korea and Its Others: Perceptions of the Neighbouring Countries and Korean Modernity book cover

    Modern Korea and Its Others

    Perceptions of the Neighbouring Countries and Korean Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Vladimir Tikhonov

    The period spanning the 1880s to 1945 was a crucially important formative time for Korea, during which understandings of modernity were largely shaped by the images of Korea’s neighbours to the east, west and north. China, Japan and Russia represented at some moments modern threats, but also…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Understanding China: The Silk Road and the Communist Manifesto book cover

    Understanding China

    The Silk Road and the Communist Manifesto, 1st Edition

    By Peter Nolan

    If the West wishes to understand China better, it needs to appreciate the depth of thought and range of debate that is taking place within the Chinese political system. China is entering a new and complicated phase in its development. From a minnow in the 1970s it has become a mighty player on the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Explaining Railway Reform in China: A Train of Property Rights Re-arrangements book cover

    Explaining Railway Reform in China

    A Train of Property Rights Re-arrangements, 1st Edition

    By Linda Tjia Yin-nor

    Having been state-owned for decades, the railway reform in China confused many people, particularly in terms of its ownership and property rights arrangements. Western literature always prescribes that the best model for railway reform is privatization. China’s leadership has also enunciated the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Local Realities and Environmental Changes in the History of East Asia book cover

    Local Realities and Environmental Changes in the History of East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ts'ui-Jung Liu

    Environmental history has evolved into a well-established historical subfield which has broadened the horizons of historical research, beyond human affairs, to include the study of human interactions with natural and man-made environments. This broadened scope has attracted scholars from many…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge
    Academia Sinica on East Asia

  • Good Son is Sad If He Hears the Name of His Father: The Tabooing of Names in China as a Way of Implementing Social Values book cover

    Good Son is Sad If He Hears the Name of His Father

    The Tabooing of Names in China as a Way of Implementing Social Values, 1st Edition

    By Piotr Adamek

    When in 1775 the scholar Wang Xihou 王錫侯 compiled a dictionary called Ziguan 字貫, he wrote, for illustrative purposes, the personal names of Confucius and the three emperors Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong in the introduction. In oversight, he recorded their complete names. This accidental writing of…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge
    Monumenta Serica Monograph Series

  • Chinese Student Migration and Selective Citizenship: Mobility, Community and Identity Between China and the United States book cover

    Chinese Student Migration and Selective Citizenship

    Mobility, Community and Identity Between China and the United States, 1st Edition

    By Lisong Liu

    Since China began its open-door and reform policies in 1978, more than three million Chinese students have migrated to study abroad, and the United States has been their top destination. The recent surge of students following this pattern, along with the rising tide of Chinese middle- and…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

  • Mao's Road to Power: Revolutionary Writings: Volume VIII book cover

    Mao's Road to Power

    Revolutionary Writings: Volume VIII, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart Schram, Timothy Cheek, Roderick MacFarquhar

    This eighth volume covers the period 1942 to 1945 when Mao asserted his status as the incarnation and symbol of the Chinese Revolution and the sinification of Marxism-Leninism.…

    Hardback – 2015-08-17
    Routledge

  • China-Malaysia Relations and Foreign Policy book cover

    China-Malaysia Relations and Foreign Policy

    1st Edition

    By Razak Abdullah

    When Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Abdul Razak Hussein, paid an official visit to China in May 1974, it secured Malaysia a place in the annals of regional diplomatic history as the first ASEAN country to establish full diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China. This book analyses the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Britain and China, 1840-1970: Empire, Finance and War book cover

    Britain and China, 1840-1970

    Empire, Finance and War, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Bickers, Jonathan J. Howlett

    This book presents a range of new research on British-Chinese relations in the period from Britain’s first imperial intervention in China up to the 1960s. Topics covered include economic issues such as fi nance, investment and Chinese labour in British territories, questions of perceptions on…

    Hardback – 2015-07-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • China's Military Procurement in the Reform Era: The Setting of New Directions book cover

    China's Military Procurement in the Reform Era

    The Setting of New Directions, 1st Edition

    By Yoram Evron

    The decisions that shape the policy of weapons procurement are an important area of national security policy. This is all the more true for China, which during recent decades has vacillated between different sources and directions of military build-up. This book explores the politics of military…

    Hardback – 2015-07-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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