Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • East Asia Beyond the History Wars: Confronting the Ghosts of Violence book cover

    East Asia Beyond the History Wars

    Confronting the Ghosts of Violence, 1st Edition

    By Tessa Morris-Suzuki, Morris Low, Leonid Petrov, Timothy Y. Tsu

    East Asia is now the world’s economic powerhouse, but ghosts of history continue to trouble relations between the key countries of the region, particularly between Japan, China and the two Koreas. Unhappy legacies of Japan’s military expansion in pre-war Asia prompt on-going calls for apologies,…

    Hardback – 2012-12-18
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Homoeroticism in Imperial China: A Sourcebook book cover

    Homoeroticism in Imperial China

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Stevenson, Cuncun Wu

    Bringing together over sixty pre-modern Chinese primary sources on same-sex desire in English translation, Homoeroticism in Imperial China is an important addition to the growing field of the comparative history of sexuality and provides a window onto the continuous cultural relevance of same-sex…

    Hardback – 2012-12-05
    Routledge

  • The Middle Class in Neoliberal China: Governing Risk, Life-Building, and Themed Spaces book cover

    The Middle Class in Neoliberal China

    Governing Risk, Life-Building, and Themed Spaces, 1st Edition

    By Hai Ren

    Since the late 1970s, China’s move towards neoliberalism has made it not only one of the world’s fastest growing economies, but also one of the most polarised states. This economic, social and political transformation has led to the emergence of a new Chinese middle class, and understanding the…

    Hardback – 2012-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Economy of Lower Yangzi Delta in Late Imperial China: Connecting Money, Markets, and Institutions book cover

    The Economy of Lower Yangzi Delta in Late Imperial China

    Connecting Money, Markets, and Institutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Billy K. L. So

    Historically, the Lower Yangzi Delta (or Jiangnan), has played a key role in China’s economic development. Indeed, as the prime example of a traditional Chinese market economy, the region serves as the core case study when making comparisons between the Chinese and Western economies in the early…

    Hardback – 2012-08-20
    Routledge
    Academia Sinica on East Asia

  • Foreigners and Foreign Institutions in Republican China book cover

    Foreigners and Foreign Institutions in Republican China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne-Marie Brady, Douglas Brown

    Republican China attracted an uncommon diversity of foreign interests, groups, and individuals, which included missionaries, adventurers, diplomats, academics, humanitarians and refugees, as well as hedonists and tourists. By exploring the diverse nature of foreign activities in Republican China,…

    Hardback – 2012-07-23
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

  • China-Taiwan Relations in a Global Context: Taiwan's Foreign Policy and Relations book cover

    China-Taiwan Relations in a Global Context

    Taiwan's Foreign Policy and Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Wei

    This book traces the development of Taiwan’s relations with its diplomatic partners and its policy towards the political opponents of its political opponent - mainland China. Paying particular attention to the powers that could exercise great influence in the future of East Asia, China-Taiwan…

    Hardback – 2012-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • China's Political Economy in Modern Times: Changes and Economic Consequences, 1800-2000 book cover

    China's Political Economy in Modern Times

    Changes and Economic Consequences, 1800-2000, 1st Edition

    By Kent G Deng

    This book makes an important contribution to the study of changes in China’s institutions and their impact on the national economy as well as ordinary people’s daily material life from 1800 to 2000. Kent Deng reveals China’s mega-cycle of prosperity-poverty-prosperity without the usual attribution…

    Hardback – 2011-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Overseas Chinese in the People's Republic of China book cover

    Overseas Chinese in the People's Republic of China

    1st Edition

    By Glen Peterson

    Overseas Chinese in the People’s Republic of China examines the experiences of a group of persons known officially and collectively in the PRC as "domestic Overseas Chinese". They include family members of overseas migrants who remained in China, refugees fleeing persecution, and former migrants…

    Hardback – 2011-09-15
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

  • Taiwanese Identity in the 21st Century: Domestic, Regional and Global Perspectives book cover

    Taiwanese Identity in the 21st Century

    Domestic, Regional and Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gunter Schubert, Jens Damm

    As we look to enter the second decade of the 21st century, Taiwan’s quest for identity remains the most contentious issue in the domestic arena of Taiwanese politics. From here, it spills over into the cross-Strait relationship and impacts on regional and global security. Whether Taiwan is a nation…

    Hardback – 2011-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Speaking of Epidemics in Chinese Medicine: Disease and the Geographic Imagination in Late Imperial China book cover

    Speaking of Epidemics in Chinese Medicine

    Disease and the Geographic Imagination in Late Imperial China, 1st Edition

    By Marta Hanson

    This book traces the history of the Chinese concept of "Warm diseases" (wenbing) from antiquity to the SARS epidemic. Following wenbing from its birth to maturity and even life in modern times Marta Hanson approaches the history of Chinese medicine from a new angle. She explores the possibility of…

    Hardback – 2011-07-01
    Routledge
    Needham Research Institute Series

  • 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
    Routledge
    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

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