Asian Studies: Chinese Studies

  • 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

  • The Chinese Writing System in Asia: An Interdisciplinary Perspective book cover

    The Chinese Writing System in Asia

    An Interdisciplinary Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Yu Li

    The Chinese Writing System in Asia: An Interdisciplinary Perspective integrates a diverse range of disciplinary approaches in examining how the Chinese script represents and actively shapes personal and social identities in and beyond Asia. It is an ideal read for students and scholars interested…

    Paperback – 2019-11-14
    Routledge

  • China's Quest for Innovation: Institutions and Ecosystems book cover

    China's Quest for Innovation

    Institutions and Ecosystems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shuanping Dai, Markus Taube

    The transition from a catching-up style economy to an innovation-driven economy poses a major challenge for China. This book examines the major issues at stake, outlines developments in crucial business fields and industries, and discusses the roles of top-down politics and bottom-up…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Judicial Reform in Taiwan: Democratization and the Diffusion of Law book cover

    Judicial Reform in Taiwan

    Democratization and the Diffusion of Law, 1st Edition

    By Neil Chisholm

    This book examines Taiwan’s judicial reform process, which began three years after the 1996 transition to democracy, in 1999, when Taiwanese legal and political leaders began discussing how to reform Taiwan’s judicial system to meet the needs of the new social and political conditions. Covering…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities: Spaces of Depoliticisation book cover

    Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities

    Spaces of Depoliticisation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonia Lam-Knott, Creighton Connolly, Kong Chong Ho

    Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of scholars, Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities examines how the concept of ‘post-politics’ has manifested across a range of Asian cities, and the impact this has had on state-society relationships in processes of urban governance. This…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Collecting and Displaying China's “Summer Palace” in the West: The Yuanmingyuan in Britain and France book cover

    Collecting and Displaying China's “Summer Palace” in the West

    The Yuanmingyuan in Britain and France, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Tythacott

    In October 1860, at the culmination of the Second Opium War, British and French troops looted and destroyed one of the most important palace complexes in imperial China—the Yuanmingyuan. Known in the West as the "Summer Palace," this site consisted of thousands of buildings housing a vast art…

    Paperback – 2019-11-09
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Development and Poverty Reduction: A Global Comparative Perspective book cover

    Development and Poverty Reduction

    A Global Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yongnian Zheng, Jiwei Qian

    Although the absolute number of poor people in the world has declined significantly in recent decades, poverty reduction continues to be a very important issue. There still are very large numbers of poor people, relative poverty is an increasingly concerning problem, and progress on poverty…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • The Far East and Australasia 2020 book cover

    The Far East and Australasia 2020

    51st Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    This comprehensive survey of the countries of East and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand, along with 22 Pacific islands, fully revised to reflect current economic and political developments, is an essential resource for the Asia-Pacific region. Calendar of Political Events A calendar of…

    Hardback – 2019-11-05
    Routledge
    The Far East and Australasia

  • China’s New Role in African Politics: From Non-Intervention towards Stabilization? book cover

    China’s New Role in African Politics

    From Non-Intervention towards Stabilization?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christof Hartmann, Nele Noesselt

    China's rise to global power status in recent decades has been accompanied by deepening economic relationships with Africa, with the New Silk Road's extension to Sub-Saharan Africa as the latest step, leading to much academic debate about the influence of Chinese business in the continent.…

    Hardback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Leo Strauss in Northeast Asia book cover

    Leo Strauss in Northeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jun-Hyeok Kwak, Sungwoo Park

    This book analyzes the reception of Leo Strauss and his political philosophy in Northeast Asia. By juxtaposing the central idea of Strauss’s political philosophy with the question of modernity, the contributors explore the eclectic adaptations of Strauss in Northeast Asian countries as a…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Political Theories in East Asian Context

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