Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • Population Theory in China book cover

    Population Theory in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by H. Yuan Tien

    Professor Ma Yinchu’s New Population Theory was widely criticised and discredited in the early years of the People’s Republic of China. However, in 1979, the Chinese government began to accept his hypothesis that the country could not afford more than a 2% increase in population and agreed that the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Party and Professionals: The Political Role of Teachers in Contemporary China book cover

    Party and Professionals

    The Political Role of Teachers in Contemporary China, 1st Edition

    By Gordon White

    Originally published in 1981, this study fits into a wider context of works analysing the impact of the social revolution on the structure of Chinese society since 1949. Party and Professionals focuses on the teaching profession in relation to social ranking. As a part of the intelligentsia, the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Social History of Post-Communist Russia book cover

    The Social History of Post-Communist Russia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Piotr Dutkiewicz, Sakwa Richard, Kulikov Vladimir

    This book tells the untold story of how ordinary Russian people experienced and coped with Russia’s transformations after the end of communism. Unlike most studies of the subject which focus on high politics, developments in the elite and events at the centre, this book, which includes findings…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
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    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • The Eurasian Way of War: Military Practice in Seventh-Century China and Byzantium book cover

    The Eurasian Way of War

    Military Practice in Seventh-Century China and Byzantium, 1st Edition

    By David A. Graff

    This book is a comparative study of military practice in Sui-Tang China and the Byzantine Empire between approximately 600 and 700 CE. It covers all aspects of the military art from weapons and battlefield tactics to logistics, campaign organization, military institutions, and the grand strategy of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
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    Asian States and Empires

  • Britain's Retreat from Empire in East Asia, 1905-1980 book cover

    Britain's Retreat from Empire in East Asia, 1905-1980

    1st Edition

    Edited by Antony Best

    The decline of British power in Asia, from a high point in 1905, when Britain’s ally Japan vanquished the Russian Empire, apparently reducing the perceived threat that Russia posed to its influence in India and China, to the end of the twentieth century, when British power had dwindled to virtually…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
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    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Health Policy and Disease in Colonial and Post-Colonial Hong Kong, 1841-2003 book cover

    Health Policy and Disease in Colonial and Post-Colonial Hong Kong, 1841-2003

    1st Edition

    By Ka-che Yip, Yuen Sang Leung, Man Kong Timothy Wong

    Besides looking at major outbreaks of diseases and how they were coped with, diseases such as malaria, smallpox, tuberculosis, plague, venereal disease, avian flu and SARS, this book also examines how the successive government regimes in Hong Kong took action to prevent diseases and control…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
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    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Merchants and Society in Modern China: Rise of Merchant Groups book cover

    Merchants and Society in Modern China

    Rise of Merchant Groups, 1st Edition

    By Tang Lixing

    In ancient China, as the lowermost class in the social hierarchy, merchants were viewed as greedy and immoral, commanding little respect. But since the sixteenth century, when China entered modern times with the sprout of capitalism, merchants have become a strong force to transform the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
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    China Perspectives

  • Merchants and Society in Modern China: From Guild to Chamber of Commerce book cover

    Merchants and Society in Modern China

    From Guild to Chamber of Commerce, 1st Edition

    By Tang Lixing

    In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, merchants in China were incorporated into the bourgeoisie and constituted a vital part of the upstart capitalists. The lowermost class in ancient China’s social hierarchy has thus become a strong force of social transformation in the modern…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
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    China Perspectives

  • Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Diaspora book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chee-Beng Tan

    With around 40 million people worldwide, the ethnic Chinese and the Chinese in diaspora form the largest diaspora in the world. The economic reform of China which began in the late 1970s marked a huge phase of migration from China, and the new migrants, many of whom were well educated, have had a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
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  • Urbanization in China book cover

    Urbanization in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Crawford, Marco Cenzatti

    Since the "Opening Up" period of 1978-80, China has urbanized with unprecedented speed. The construction of completely new cities and the dramatic redevelopment of existing urban centers have completely transformed the Chinese landscape. This urban revolution has generated an astonishing number and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
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    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Modernization and Revolution in China book cover

    Modernization and Revolution in China

    5th Edition

    By June Grasso, Jay P. Corrin, Michael Kort

    Extensively revised and fully updated in this fifth edition, this popular textbook conveys the drama of China's struggle to modernize against the backdrop of a proud and difficult history. It features new analysis of the issues facing China’s fifth generation of leaders, including the current…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
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  • Chinese and Indian Warfare – From the Classical Age to 1870 book cover

    Chinese and Indian Warfare – From the Classical Age to 1870

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kaushik Roy, Peter Lorge

    This book examines the differences and similarities between warfare in China and India before 1870, both conceptually and on the battlefield. By focusing on Chinese and Indian warfare, the book breaks the intellectual paradigm requiring non-Western histories and cultures to be compared to the West,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
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    Asian States and Empires

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