Asian Studies: Chinese History

  • Civil-Military Relations in Chinese History: From Ancient China to the Communist Takeover book cover

    Civil-Military Relations in Chinese History

    From Ancient China to the Communist Takeover, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kai Filipiak

    Modern studies of civil--military relations recognise that the military is separate from civil society, with its own norms and values, principles of organization, and regulations. Key issues of concern include the means by which – and the extent to which – the civil power controls the military; and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • Rethinking the Decline of China's Qing Dynasty: Imperial Activism and Borderland Management at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century book cover

    Rethinking the Decline of China's Qing Dynasty

    Imperial Activism and Borderland Management at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Daniel McMahon

    The many instances of regional insurgency and unrest that erupted on China’s borderlands at the turn of the nineteenth century are often regarded by scholars as evidence of government disability and the incipient decline of the imperial Qing dynasty. This book, based on extensive original research,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • Chinese and Japanese Films on the Second World War book cover

    Chinese and Japanese Films on the Second World War

    1st Edition

    Edited by King-fai Tam, Timothy Y. Tsu, Sandra Wilson

    This book examines representations of the Second World War in postwar Chinese and Japanese cinema. Drawing on a wide range of scholarly disciplines, and analysing a wide range of films, it demonstrates the potential of war movies for understanding contemporary China and Japan. It shows how the war…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gary D. Rawnsley, Ming-yeh T. Rawnsley

    The study of Chinese media is a field that is growing and evolving at an exponential rate. Not only are the Chinese media a fascinating subject for analysis in their own right, but they also offer scholars and students a window to observe multi-directional flows of information, culture and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Communist Party book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Communist Party

    1st Edition

    Edited by Willy Wo-Lap Lam

    Whilst the Chinese Communist Party is one of the most powerful political institutions in the world, it is also one of the least understood, due to the party’s secrecy and tight control over the archives, the press and the Internet. Having governed the People’s Republic of China for nearly 70 years…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21
    Routledge

  • John Leighton Stuart's Missionary-Educator's Career in China book cover

    John Leighton Stuart's Missionary-Educator's Career in China

    1st Edition

    By Hao Ping

    In China, John Leighton Stuart (1876-1962) is a controversial figure occupying an important position in the history of modern China and Sino-U.S. relations. As a scholar and educator, Stuart loved Chinese culture and contributed much to the development of Chinese education. While as a missionary,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • John Leighton Stuart’s Political Career in China book cover

    John Leighton Stuart’s Political Career in China

    1st Edition

    By Hao Ping

    In China, John Leighton Stuart (1876-1962) is a controversial figure occupying an important position in the history of modern China and Sino-U.S. relations. As a scholar and educator, Stuart loved Chinese culture and contributed much to the development of Chinese education. While as a missionary,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Chinese Student Migration and Selective Citizenship: Mobility, Community and Identity Between China and the United States book cover

    Chinese Student Migration and Selective Citizenship

    Mobility, Community and Identity Between China and the United States, 1st Edition

    By Lisong Liu

    Since China began its open-door and reform policies in 1978, more than three million Chinese students have migrated to study abroad, and the United States has been their top destination. The recent surge of students following this pattern, along with the rising tide of Chinese middle- and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

  • The Economy of Lower Yangzi Delta in Late Imperial China: Connecting Money, Markets, and Institutions book cover

    The Economy of Lower Yangzi Delta in Late Imperial China

    Connecting Money, Markets, and Institutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Billy K. L. So

    Historically, the Lower Yangzi Delta (or Jiangnan), has played a key role in China’s economic development. Indeed, as the prime example of a traditional Chinese market economy, the region serves as the core case study when making comparisons between the Chinese and Western economies in the early…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Academia Sinica on East Asia

  • Place, Identity, and National Imagination in Post-war Taiwan book cover

    Place, Identity, and National Imagination in Post-war Taiwan

    1st Edition

    By Bi-yu Chang

    In the struggles for political and cultural hegemony that Taiwan has witnessed since the 1980s, the focal point in contesting narratives and the key battlefield in the political debates are primarily spatial and place-based. The major fault line appears to be a split between an imposed identity…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • The Identity of Zhiqing: The Lost Generation book cover

    The Identity of Zhiqing

    The Lost Generation, 1st Edition

    By Weiyi Wu, Fan Hong

    Outside China, little is known about the process and implications of the Up to the Mountains and Down to the Countryside (UMDC) Movement, a Chinese state policy from 1967 to 1979 in which more than 16 million secondary school-leavers in different cities were relocated to rural areas. The…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Asian Expansions: The Historical Experiences of Polity Expansion in Asia book cover

    Asian Expansions

    The Historical Experiences of Polity Expansion in Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoff Wade

    Asia as we know it today is the product of a wide range of polity expansions over time. Recognising the territorial expansions of Asian polities large and small through the last several millennia helps rectify the fallacy, long-held and deeply entrenched, that Asian polities have been interested…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early History of Asia

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