Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • Modern China's Ethnic Frontiers: A Journey to the West book cover

    Modern China's Ethnic Frontiers

    A Journey to the West, 1st Edition

    By Hsiao-ting Lin

    The purpose of this book is to examine the strategies and practices of the Han Chinese Nationalists vis-à-vis post-Qing China’s ethnic minorities, as well as to explore the role they played in the formation of contemporary China’s Central Asian frontier territoriality and border security. The…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2013-01-29
    Routledge
    Needham Research Institute Series

  • History Textbooks and the Wars in Asia: Divided Memories book cover

    History Textbooks and the Wars in Asia

    Divided Memories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gi-Wook Shin, Daniel C. Sneider

    Over the past fifteen years Northeast Asia has witnessed growing intraregional exchanges and interactions, especially in the realms of culture and economy. Still, the region cannot escape from the burden of history. This book examines the formation of historical memory in four Northeast Asian…

    Paperback – 2013-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • 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

  • Mapping China and Managing the World: Culture, Cartography and Cosmology in Late Imperial Times book cover

    Mapping China and Managing the World

    Culture, Cartography and Cosmology in Late Imperial Times, 1st Edition

    By Richard J. Smith

    From the founding of the Qin dynasty in 221 BCE to the present, the Chinese have been preoccupied with the concept of order (zhi). This cultural preoccupation has found expression not only in China’s highly refined bureaucratic institutions and methods of social and economic organization but also…

    Paperback – 2012-10-19
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations/Critical Asian Scholarship

  • Beijing's Power and China's Borders: Twenty Neighbors in Asia book cover

    Beijing's Power and China's Borders

    Twenty Neighbors in Asia, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Elleman, Stephen Kotkin, Clive Schofield

    China shares borders with 20 other countries. Each of these neighbors has its own national interests, and in some cases, these include territorial and maritime jurisdictional claims in places that China also claims. Most of these 20 countries have had a history of border conflicts with China; some…

    Paperback – 2012-10-01
    Routledge

  • The Political Future of Hong Kong: Democracy within communist China book cover

    The Political Future of Hong Kong

    Democracy within communist China, 1st Edition

    By Kit Poon

    On July 1st, 2007, Hong Kong celebrated the 10th anniversary of its return to the People’s Republic of China, but the past decade has been a bumpy ride for both the Hong Kong people and the central leaders in China. In fact, in 2003 Beijing had already succumbed to public pressure within the fairly…

    Paperback – 2012-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Chinese in Eastern Europe and Russia: A Middleman Minority in a Transnational Era book cover

    Chinese in Eastern Europe and Russia

    A Middleman Minority in a Transnational Era, 1st Edition

    By Pál Nyiri

    Since the late nineteenth century, hundreds of thousands of Chinese have moved to Russia and Eastern Europe. However, until now, very little research has been done about the initial migrants in the nineteenth century, the presence of the Chinese in Europe and Russia in the twentieth century…

    Paperback – 2012-05-10
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

  • Mapping Modernity in Shanghai: Space, Gender, and Visual Culture in the Sojourners' City, 1853-98 book cover

    Mapping Modernity in Shanghai

    Space, Gender, and Visual Culture in the Sojourners' City, 1853-98, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Y. Liang

    This book argues that modernity first arrived in late nineteenth-century Shanghai via a new spatial configuration. This city’s colonial capitalist development ruptured the traditional configuration of self-contained households, towns, and natural landscapes in a continuous spread, producing a new…

    Paperback – 2012-05-01
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Twentieth Century Colonialism and China: Localities, the everyday, and the world book cover

    Twentieth Century Colonialism and China

    Localities, the everyday, and the world, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bryna Goodman, David Goodman

    Colonialism in China was a piecemeal agglomeration that achieved its greatest extent in the first half of the twentieth century, the last edifices falling at the close of the century. The diversity of these colonial arrangements across China’s landscape defies systematic characterization. This…

    Paperback – 2012-04-27
    Routledge

  • The Chinese Banking Industry: Lessons from History for Today's Challenges book cover

    The Chinese Banking Industry

    Lessons from History for Today's Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Yuanyuan Peng

    This book provides detailed systematic micro-level analysis of the historical development of the Chinese banking industry, focusing in particular on the development of the Bank of China (BOC) in the period 1905 to 1949. Banking reform is a key area of China’s economic transformation, and this book…

    Paperback – 2012-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Gender and Education in China: Gender Discourses and Women's Schooling in the Early Twentieth Century book cover

    Gender and Education in China

    Gender Discourses and Women's Schooling in the Early Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Paul J. Bailey

    Gender and Education in China analyzes the significance, impact and nature of women's public education in China from its beginnings at the turn of the twentieth century. Educational change was an integral aspect of the early twentieth century state-building and modernizing reforms implemented by…

    Paperback – 2012-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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