Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • The China-Japan Conflict over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands: Useful Rivalry book cover

    The China-Japan Conflict over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands

    Useful Rivalry, 1st Edition

    By Anna Costa

    This book examines the foreign and security policies adopted by China and Japan since the 1970s in their competition over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea.  It charts the development of a dispute that has become a potential flashpoint for conflict between the two countries. The book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Series

  • World War Two Legacies in East Asia: China Remembers the War book cover

    World War Two Legacies in East Asia

    China Remembers the War, 1st Edition

    By Chan Yang

    How to remember World War Two in East Asia is a huge source of friction between China and Japan, causing major diplomatic and political difficulties right up to the present. As this book shows, however, there is also disagreement within these countries as to how to remember the war, which in the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Deng Xiaoping and China's Foreign Policy book cover

    Deng Xiaoping and China's Foreign Policy

    1st Edition

    By Ronald Keith

    Deng Xiaoping is widely acknowledged as the principal architect of China’s economic reforms, but how far was he also responsible for shaping China’s foreign policy which emphasized “peace and development”? This book explores Deng’s foreign policy and shows how he established basic principles for…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Chinese Middlemen in Hong Kong's Colonial Economy, 1830-1890 book cover

    Chinese Middlemen in Hong Kong's Colonial Economy, 1830-1890

    1st Edition

    By Kaori Abe

    The traditional view of the Hong Kong colonial economy is that it was dominated by Western companies, notably the great British merchant houses, and that these firms enlisted support from Chinese middlemen – the compradors – who were effectively agents working for the Western firms. This book,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Transformation of Yunnan in Ming China: From the Dali Kingdom to Imperial Province book cover

    The Transformation of Yunnan in Ming China

    From the Dali Kingdom to Imperial Province, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Daniels, Jianxiong Ma

    This book examines how the Ming state transformed the multi-ethnic society of Yunnan into a province. Yunnan had remained outside the ambit of central government when ruled by the Dali kingdom, 937-1253, and its foundation as a province by the Yuan regime in 1276 did not disrupt Dali kingdom style…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

  • Civilian Participants in the Cultural Revolution: Being Vulnerable and Being Responsible book cover

    Civilian Participants in the Cultural Revolution

    Being Vulnerable and Being Responsible, 1st Edition

    By Francis K. T. Mok

    In the ten years of the Cultural Revolution, political persecutions, violation of rights, deprivation of freedom, violence and brutality were daily occurrences. Especially striking is the huge number of ordinary civilians who were involved in inflicting pain and suffering on their comrades,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Fieldwork in Modern Chinese History: A Research Guide book cover

    Fieldwork in Modern Chinese History

    A Research Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas David DuBois, Jan Kiely

    This book explores how fieldwork has been used to research Chinese history in the past and new ways that others might use in it the future. It introduces the previous generations of scholars who ventured out of the archive to conduct local investigations in Chinese cities, villages, farms and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

  • Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities book cover

    Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vivienne Lo, Chris Berry, Guo Liping

    Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities is the first book to reflect on the power of film in representing medical and health discourse in China in both the past and the present, as well as in shaping its future. Drawing on both feature and documentary films from mainland China, the chapters…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Culture, Institution, and Development in China: The economics of national character book cover

    Culture, Institution, and Development in China

    The economics of national character, 1st Edition

    By C. Simon Fan

    How does culture shape history, and history shape culture? This book answers this question by bringing readers on a fascinating journey through the evolution of Chinese culture, political and legal institutions, and "national character" of historical and contemporary China. It illustrates how "…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Revolutionary China book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Revolutionary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Baumler

    The Routledge Handbook of Revolutionary China covers the evolution of Chinese society from the roots of the Republic of China in the early 1900s until the end of the Cultural Revolution in 1976. The chapters in this volume explain aspects of the process of revolution and how people adapted to the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • The Quest for Legitimacy in Chinese Politics: A New Interpretation book cover

    The Quest for Legitimacy in Chinese Politics

    A New Interpretation, 1st Edition

    By Lanxin Xiang

    Xiang explains the nature and depth of the legitimacy crisis facing the government of China, and why it is so frequently misunderstood in the West. Arguing that it is more helpful to understand the quest for legitimacy in China as an eternally dynamic process, rather than to seek resolutions in…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • The Ming World book cover

    The Ming World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth M Swope

    The Ming World draws together scholars from all over the world to bring China’s Ming Dynasty (1368-1662) to life, exploring recent scholarly trends and academic debates that highlight the dynamism of the Ming and its key place in the early modern world. The book is designed to replicate the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

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