Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • Contemporary China book cover

    Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    By Bill Brugger

    This book, first published in 1977, sets out two models of administration and participation used in Communist China, one worked out by the CCP during the war against Japan and one imported from the Soviet Union in the 1950s. These models have given rise to different policy positions, studied here,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • The Reform Decade in China: From Hope to Dismay book cover

    The Reform Decade in China

    From Hope to Dismay, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marta Dassù, Tony Saich

    This book, first published in 1992, provides a detailed analysis of the reform programme in post-Mao China. In it, a distinguished group of specialists show how the dramatic events that came to a head in Tiananmen Square in 1989 were the result of a profound crisis in the reform programme launched…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • The Chinese Economic Reforms book cover

    The Chinese Economic Reforms

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephan Feuchtwang, Athar Hussain

    This book, first published in 1983, examines the significant economic reforms undergone by China following the death of Mao and the downfall of the Gang of Four. It looks at Chinese economists’ conceptions of the necessity for change and compares China’s reforms with similar ones carried out by the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • The Cultural Revolution in China: An Annotated Bibliography book cover

    The Cultural Revolution in China

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By James C.F. Wang

    The Cultural Revolution in China generated a cascade of commentaries and interpretations on the development and meaning of the upheaval. Many students and researchers have found it difficult to locate and identify literature on the period. This bibliography, first published in 1976, corrects this…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • Mao's Prey: The History of Chen Renbing, Liberal Intelletual book cover

    Mao's Prey

    The History of Chen Renbing, Liberal Intelletual, 1st Edition

    By Jeannette F. Ford

    This book, first published in 2001, uses key oral histories to confirm and explain the professional and private lives of post-1949 Chinese intellectuals through the focal point of Chen Renbing, a man personally criticised by Mao Zedong. Intellectuals have faced unique perils in modern Chinese…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • Lineage and Community in China, 1100–1500: Genealogical Innovation in Jiangxi book cover

    Lineage and Community in China, 1100–1500

    Genealogical Innovation in Jiangxi, 1st Edition

    By Xi He

    Tracing descent from common ancestors was extremely important in imperial China. Members of such lineage communities sacrificed to ancestors in periodic ceremonies, maintained written genealogies to demonstrate their descent, and held some properties in common. This book, based on extensive…

    Hardback – 2020-03-11 
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    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

  • The Co-opting of Education by Extremist Factions: Professing Hate book cover

    The Co-opting of Education by Extremist Factions

    Professing Hate, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Gendron

    The Co-opting of Education by Extremist Factions: Professing Hate is a study of the ways in which various extremist groups have appropriated education for social manipulation in order to gain political power, and, in some cases, to incite violence. It is a detailed exploration of case studies…

    Hardback – 2020-03-02 
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    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • History and Citizenship Education in Post-Mao China: Politics, Policy, Praxis book cover

    History and Citizenship Education in Post-Mao China

    Politics, Policy, Praxis, 1st Edition

    By Alisa Jones

    This book examines the development of education in China over the past three decades, exploring the ways in which the manifold ‘contradictions’ both within and between policy prescriptions, pedagogical theory and classroom implementation have been handled where issues of political socialisation,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-29 
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    Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

  • The Economic Development of China book cover

    The Economic Development of China

    1st Edition

    By Victor D. Lippit

    This book, first published in 1987, studies the forces promoting underdevelopment in China prior to 1949 and the character of the development that has occurred since then. It presents a unified perspective for grasping the development process as a whole, for relating this to the class structure of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Business and Economics in Asia

  • British Admirals and Chinese Pirates, 1832-1869 book cover

    British Admirals and Chinese Pirates, 1832-1869

    1st Edition

    By Grace Fox

    This study, first published in 1940, examines in detail the suppression of piracy in China. From a starting point of the considering the influence of the Admiralty on the development of British foreign policy in the nineteenth century, it studies the actions of the China Station and in particular…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • China and the West: Society and Culture, 1815-1937 book cover

    China and the West

    Society and Culture, 1815-1937, 1st Edition

    By Jerome Ch'en

    This penetrating study of China’s social and cultural contacts with the West, first published in 1979, analyses the early images that China and the West had of one another, and the illusions and misconceptions that arose from these images. The book centres on the question, why did China fail to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • China's Courts and Concubines: Some People in Chinese History book cover

    China's Courts and Concubines

    Some People in Chinese History, 1st Edition

    By Bernard Llewellyn

    This book, first published in 1956, contains the stuff of other people’s memories. Thus you will read of magicians and immortals; of dragons and pills of eternal life; of generals and eunuchs; of emperors and poets; of palaces and concubines. The author has made nothing up; if there are liars along…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

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