Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • Living Issues in China (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Living Issues in China (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Henry T. Hodgkin

    This book, first published in 1932, explores several different aspects of life in China at the beginning of the twentieth century including education, family life, economics and religion. This book will be of interest to students of Asian Studies.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
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    Routledge Revivals

  • China in the Family of Nations (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    China in the Family of Nations (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Henry T. Hodgkin

    This title, first published in 1923, aimed to provide a brief survey of the historical setting necessary for an understanding of China’s relations with the West. The book explained and estimated the various forces that were working in China at the beginning of the twentieth century that were…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Military Collapse of China's Ming Dynasty, 1618-44 book cover

    The Military Collapse of China's Ming Dynasty, 1618-44

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth M. Swope

    This book examines the military collapse of China’s Ming Dynasty to a combination of foreign and domestic foes. The Ming’s defeat was a highly surprising development, not least because as recently as in the 1590s the Ming had managed to defeat a Japanese force considered to be perhaps the most…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
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    Asian States and Empires

  • Architectural Conservation in Asia: National Experiences and Practice book cover

    Architectural Conservation in Asia

    National Experiences and Practice, 1st Edition

    By John H. Stubbs, Robert G. Thomson

    At a time when organized heritage protection in Asia is developing at a rapid pace, Architectural Conservation in Asia provides the first comprehensive overview of architectural conservation practice from Afghanistan to the Philippines. The country-by-country analysis adopted by the book draws out…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge

  • Ancient China: A History book cover

    Ancient China

    A History, 1st Edition

    By John S. Major, Constance A. Cook

    Ancient China: A History surveys the East Asian Heartland Region – the geographical area that eventually became known as China – from the Neolithic period through the Bronze Age, to the early imperial era of Qin and Han, up to the threshold of the medieval period in the third century CE. For most…

    Paperback – 2016-09-16
    Routledge

  • Britain's Imperial Retreat from China, 1900-1931 book cover

    Britain's Imperial Retreat from China, 1900-1931

    1st Edition

    By Phoebe Chow

    Britain’s relationship with China in the nineteenth and early twentieth century is often viewed in terms of gunboat diplomacy, unequal treaties, and the unrelenting pursuit of Britain’s own commercial interests. This book, however, based on extensive original research, demonstrates that in Britain…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21
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    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Konfuzianisches Ethos und westliche Wissenschaft: Wang Guowei (1877-1927) und das Ringen um das moderne China book cover

    Konfuzianisches Ethos und westliche Wissenschaft

    Wang Guowei (1877-1927) und das Ringen um das moderne China, 1st Edition

    By Hu Qiuhua

    This study in German offers profound insights into the life and thoughts of Wang Guowei (1877-1927). Like many intellectuals who strongly perceived the necessity of reforms in the waning years of the Late Qing dynasty, i.e. after the Opium wars, Wang sought to strengthen China's position against…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18
    Routledge
    Monumenta Serica Monograph Series

  • The Silk Roads book cover

    The Silk Roads

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Meisterernst

    The areas covering the Silk Roads, the ancient and modern roads from China to the West, including the region of modern Xinjiang, have an enduring and most diverse history. The impact that the political, cultural, and economic exchange on the Silk Roads had on the world cannot be overestimated; this…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
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    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • Imperialism and China 1800-1945 CC 4V book cover

    Imperialism and China 1800-1945 CC 4V

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ralph Huenemann

    The history of imperialism in China is a complex, contentious history. In modern times, China’s experience with imperialism has entailed two parallel stories during the 19th and 20th centuries—stories that are different in their geographic location, in their motivations, and in their outcomes. The…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18
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    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • Remolding and Resistance Among Writers of the Chinese Prison Camp: Disciplined and published book cover

    Remolding and Resistance Among Writers of the Chinese Prison Camp

    Disciplined and published, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Williams, Yenna Wu

    Even in the twenty-first century, the contemporary Chinese prison camp remains a more obscure and poorly understood realm than the Forbidden City of old. Apolitical service organizations such as the International Red Cross have routinely been denied access to PRC prison camps and prison camp…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

  • Military Force and Elite Power in the Formation of Modern China book cover

    Military Force and Elite Power in the Formation of Modern China

    1st Edition

    By Edward A. McCord

    The China we know today emerged at the end of a long period of internal rebellions, civil wars, foreign invasions, and revolutionary insurrections that stretched across the nineteenth century to the mid-point of the twentieth. This book explores one important consequence of this situation—the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
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    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Friend of China - The Myth of Rewi Alley book cover

    Friend of China - The Myth of Rewi Alley

    1st Edition

    By Anne-Marie Brady

    This study is a radical and controversial analysis of the life and works of Rewi Alley utilizing both Chinese materials and previously unpublished materials from western sources. Rather than a biography as such, it is a revisionist history, re-examining what we know and understand about one of the…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
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2Series in Chinese History

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