Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • Mobilizing Shanghai Youth: CCP Internationalism, GMD Nationalism and Japanese Collaboration book cover

    Mobilizing Shanghai Youth

    CCP Internationalism, GMD Nationalism and Japanese Collaboration, 1st Edition

    By Kristin Mulready-Stone

    In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, youth emerged as a new and important social force in many parts of the world. In China the image of this new youth imprinted itself on Chinese consciousness and made clear to potential national leaders that future governments would not be able…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Politics of Chinese Medicine Under Mongol Rule book cover

    The Politics of Chinese Medicine Under Mongol Rule

    1st Edition

    By Reiko Shinno

    Under the rule of the descendants of Chinggis Khan (1167-1227), China saw the development of a new culture in which medical practice came to be considered a highly respected occupation for elite men. During this period, further major steps were also taken towards the codification of medical…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Needham Research Institute Series

  • Reviving Ancient Chinese Mathematics: Mathematics, History and Politics in the Work of Wu Wen-Tsun book cover

    Reviving Ancient Chinese Mathematics

    Mathematics, History and Politics in the Work of Wu Wen-Tsun, 1st Edition

    By Jiri Hudecek

    Twentieth-century China has been caught between a desire to increase its wealth and power in line with other advanced nations, which, by implication, means copying their institutions, practices and values, whilst simultaneously seeking to preserve China’s independence and historically formed…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Needham Research Institute Series

  • Footbinding and Women's Labor in Sichuan book cover

    Footbinding and Women's Labor in Sichuan

    1st Edition

    By Hill Gates

    When Chinese women bound their daughters’ feet, many consequences ensued, some beyond the imagination of the binders and the bound. The most obvious of these consequences was to impress upon a small child’s body and mind that girls differed from boys, thus reproducing gender hierarchy. What is not…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • China's Second Capital – Nanjing under the Ming, 1368-1644 book cover

    China's Second Capital – Nanjing under the Ming, 1368-1644

    1st Edition

    By Jun Fang

    This book is a study of the dual capital system of Ming dynasty China (1368-1644), with a focus on the administrative functions of the auxiliary Southern Capital, Nanjing. It argues that the immense geographical expanse of the Chinese empire and the poor communication infrastructure of pre-modern…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • Mao book cover

    Mao

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Lynch

    Michael Lynch’s second edition of Mao examines the life of this controversial figure. Opening with a detailed chronology, it delves into Mao’s younger years and tracks his gradual rise to power, with a chapter dedicated to the cult status that surrounded him. Through a wealth of primary and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • From Eileen Chang to Ang Lee: Lust/Caution book cover

    From Eileen Chang to Ang Lee

    Lust/Caution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peng Hsiao-yen, Whitney Crothers Dilley

    In 2007, Ang Lee made an espionage thriller based on the short story "Lust, Caution" by Eileen Chang, China’s most famous female author of the twentieth century. The release of the film became a trigger for heated debates on issues of national identity and political loyalty, and brought…

    Paperback – 2017-04-24
    Routledge
    Academia Sinica on East Asia

  • Ethics, Efficiency and Macroeconomics in China: From Mao to Xi book cover

    Ethics, Efficiency and Macroeconomics in China

    From Mao to Xi, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Leightner

    This book tells the story of how China’s leaders, from Mao to Xi, have sacrificed ethics to promote either macroeconomic performance or microeconomic efficiency. This story includes Mao’s collectivization of land, the Great Leap Forward, the Great Cultural Revolution, Deng’s opening China to…

    Paperback – 2017-04-19
    Routledge

  • Japan–China Relations in the Modern Era book cover

    Japan–China Relations in the Modern Era

    1st Edition

    By Ryosei Kokubun, Yoshihide Soeya, Akio Takahara, Shin Kawashima

    From before the dawn of recorded history, there has been a rich flow of interaction between Japan and China. Japan has long learned many things from Chinese civilization, and since the modern era China began to learn from Japan. In the twenty-first century, however, China surpassed Japan in terms…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Encyclopedia of Chinese History book cover

    Encyclopedia of Chinese History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Dillon

    China has become accessible to the west in the last twenty years in a way that was not possible in the previous thirty. The number of westerners travelling to China to study, for business or for tourism has increased dramatically and there has been a corresponding increase in interest in Chinese…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge

  • China Fights for the World (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    China Fights for the World (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By J. Gunnar Andersson

    This book, first published in 1939, is an account of J. Gunnar Andersson’s travels in China from 1914 to 1927 while he was serving as a mining advisor to the Chinese government. Andersson discusses China’s political and economic situation at the time, including the fight for unity, and the future…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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