Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • The Reform Decade in China: From Hope to Dismay book cover

    The Reform Decade in China

    From Hope to Dismay, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marta Dassù, Tony Saich

    This book, first published in 1992, provides a detailed analysis of the reform programme in post-Mao China. In it, a distinguished group of specialists show how the dramatic events that came to a head in Tiananmen Square in 1989 were the result of a profound crisis in the reform programme launched…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • The Chinese Economic Reforms book cover

    The Chinese Economic Reforms

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephan Feuchtwang, Athar Hussain

    This book, first published in 1983, examines the significant economic reforms undergone by China following the death of Mao and the downfall of the Gang of Four. It looks at Chinese economists’ conceptions of the necessity for change and compares China’s reforms with similar ones carried out by the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • The Cultural Revolution in China: An Annotated Bibliography book cover

    The Cultural Revolution in China

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By James C.F. Wang

    The Cultural Revolution in China generated a cascade of commentaries and interpretations on the development and meaning of the upheaval. Many students and researchers have found it difficult to locate and identify literature on the period. This bibliography, first published in 1976, corrects this…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
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    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • Mao's Prey: The History of Chen Renbing, Liberal Intelletual book cover

    Mao's Prey

    The History of Chen Renbing, Liberal Intelletual, 1st Edition

    By Jeannette F. Ford

    This book, first published in 2001, uses key oral histories to confirm and explain the professional and private lives of post-1949 Chinese intellectuals through the focal point of Chen Renbing, a man personally criticised by Mao Zedong. Intellectuals have faced unique perils in modern Chinese…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
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    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • Routledge Library Editions: History of China book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This 11-volume set gathers together some key older titles on China’s history. Encompassing China’s political, economic, and cultural development, the books gathered here also deal with contacts with the West both ancient and modern.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • Chinese Entertainment book cover

    Chinese Entertainment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kwok-Bun Chan

    Scholarly studies of Chinese culture, history and society, both within and outside of China, generally pay little attention to leisure, entertainment and amusement, though it has long been known that this aspect of life gives a deep understanding of the psyche and soul, and the hopes and fears, of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
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  • Chinese Complaint Systems: Natural Resistance book cover

    Chinese Complaint Systems

    Natural Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Qiang Fang

    Complaint systems have existed in China for many years, and in 2004, a debate took place in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) over the Letters and Visits System (xinfang zhidu), which was designed to allow people to register complaints with the upper levels of the government. However, both…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Colonisation and Settlement of Taiwan, 1684–1945: Land Tenure, Law and Qing and Japanese Policies book cover

    The Colonisation and Settlement of Taiwan, 1684–1945

    Land Tenure, Law and Qing and Japanese Policies, 1st Edition

    By Ruiping Ye

    The dispossession of indigenous peoples by conquest regimes remains a pressing issue. This book, unlike most other books on the subject, contrasts two different colonial administrations – first the Chinese Qing Empire, then, from 1895, the Japanese. It shows how, under the Chinese legal system, the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Space, Politics, and Cultural Representation in Modern China: Cartographies of Revolution book cover

    Space, Politics, and Cultural Representation in Modern China

    Cartographies of Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Enhua Zhang

    Regarding revolution as a spatial practice, this book explores modes of spatial construction in modern China through a panoramic overview of major Chinese revolutionary events and nuanced analysis of cultural representations. Examining the relationship between revolution, space, and culture in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
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  • The Sino-Japanese War and Youth Literature: Friends and Foes on the Battlefield book cover

    The Sino-Japanese War and Youth Literature

    Friends and Foes on the Battlefield, 1st Edition

    By Minjie Chen

    The Sino-Japanese War (1937 – 1945) was fought in the Asia-Pacific theatre between Imperial Japan and China, with the United States as the latter’s major military ally. An important line of investigation remains, questioning how the history of this war has been passed on to post-war generations’…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Lives in Exile: Exploring the Inner World of Tibetan Refugees book cover

    Lives in Exile

    Exploring the Inner World of Tibetan Refugees, 1st Edition

    By Honey Oberoi Vahali

    This book recounts the life stories - stories of loss and hope, of anxieties and aspirations - of generations of exiled Tibetans living in India since the late 1950s after the Chinese takeover of Tibet. Located in the realm of psycho-historical analysis, this work has a dual focus in interpreting…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge India

  • Lhasa and its Mysteries book cover

    Lhasa and its Mysteries

    1st Edition

    By L. Austine Waddell

    First published in 1906, this volume emerged three years after the British expedition across the Alps to Lhasa, in which the author took part, and provided a first-hand British account of the mission. The expedition (also known as the British Invasion of Tibet) was intended to counter perceived…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30
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