Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • Understanding Chinese Society book cover

    Understanding Chinese Society

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Xiaowei Zang

    This second edition of Understanding Chinese Society provides a comprehensive, readable, and well-grounded introduction to the key issues affecting contemporary China. A thorough analysis is undertaken not only of China’s family patterns, education system, status, hierarchy, and ethnic diversity,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-13
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Policing in Hong Kong: History and Reform book cover

    Policing in Hong Kong

    History and Reform, 1st Edition

    By Kam C. Wong

    The HKP (Hong Kong Police), ‘Asia’s Finest’, is a battle-tested professional organization with strong leadership, competent staff, and deep culture. It is also a continuously learning and reforming agency in pursuit of organisational excellence. Policing in Hong Kong: History and Reform is the…

    Hardback – 2015-03-06
    Routledge
    Advances in Police Theory and Practice

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    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…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • China's Homeless Generation: Voices from the veterans of the Chinese Civil War, 1940s-1990s book cover

    China's Homeless Generation

    Voices from the veterans of the Chinese Civil War, 1940s-1990s, 1st Edition

    By Joshua Fan

    China's Homeless Generation is a study of nearly two million Chinese who were displaced from home in Mainland China to the island of Taiwan. A result of the Chinese civil war between the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), this massive migration began around 1948…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Neoliberalism and Culture in China and Hong Kong: The Countdown of Time book cover

    Neoliberalism and Culture in China and Hong Kong

    The Countdown of Time, 1st Edition

    By Hai Ren

    This book examines the period leading up to the Hong Kong handover in 1997 - the 'countdown of time', and by using iconic cultural symbols such as the countdown clock, the Hong Kong Museum exhibitions and cultural heritage sites, argues that China has undergone a transition to neoliberal state, in…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Shanghai Alleyway House: A Vanishing Urban Vernacular book cover

    The Shanghai Alleyway House

    A Vanishing Urban Vernacular, 1st Edition

    By Gregory Bracken

    As a nineteenth-century commercial development, the alleyway house was a hybrid of the traditional Chinese courtyard house and the Western terraced one. Unique to Shanghai, the alleyway house was a space where the blurring of the boundaries of public and private life created a vibrant social…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Construction of Chinese Nationalism in the Early 21st Century: Domestic Sources and International Implications book cover

    Construction of Chinese Nationalism in the Early 21st Century

    Domestic Sources and International Implications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    Chinese nationalism is powered by a narrative of China's century of shame and humiliation in the hands of imperialist powers and calls for the Chinese government to redeem the past humiliations and take back all "lost territories." The continuing surge of Chinese nationalism in the early 21st…

    Hardback – 2014-06-30
    Routledge

  • Ancient China on Postmodern War: Enduring Ideas from the Chinese Strategic Tradition book cover

    Ancient China on Postmodern War

    Enduring Ideas from the Chinese Strategic Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Thomas M. Kane

    Sun Tzu and other classical Chinese strategic thinkers wrote in an era of social, economic and military revolution, and hoped to identify enduring principles of war and statecraft. The twenty-first century is a time of similarly revolutionary change, and this makes their ideas of particular…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

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