Asian Studies: Chinese Studies

  • The Impact of China's Economic Reforms Upon Land, Property and Construction book cover

    The Impact of China's Economic Reforms Upon Land, Property and Construction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jean Jinghan Chen, David Wills

    First published in 1999, this volume aims to explore the impact of China’s recent economic reforms and dynamic economic progress on land use, the property market and construction activity under the leadership of Deng Xiaoping until his death in 1997. Following the famine and bloody mayhem of Mao…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Land-use/Transport Planning in Hong Kong: A Review of Principles and Practices book cover

    Land-use/Transport Planning in Hong Kong

    A Review of Principles and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harry T. Dimitriou, Alison H.S Cook

    First published in 1998, this volume is certain to be the definitive work about the practice of land-use and transport planning in Hong Kong. Dimitriou and Cook explore the historical developments, current issues and problems, policy and planning responses and new directions. Hong Kong has…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Urbanization in China: Town and Country in a Developing Economy 1949-2000 AD book cover

    Urbanization in China

    Town and Country in a Developing Economy 1949-2000 AD, 1st Edition

    By Richard J R Kirkby

    Originally published in 1985, Urbanisation in China is based on extensive original research and fieldwork, considers the whole problem of urbanisation in China. Starting with an outline of the pre-communist legacy, the author traces population changes and urban growth throughout the communist…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Mental Illness, Dementia and Family in China book cover

    Mental Illness, Dementia and Family in China

    1st Edition

    By Guy Ramsay

    With rapid economic progress and increasing life expectancy in East Asian societies, more attention is being paid by their governments, the media and the academy to mental illness and dementia. While clinical research on mental illness and dementia in Chinese societies acknowledges the importance…

    Paperback – 2020-01-22 
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  • British Admirals and Chinese Pirates, 1832-1869 book cover

    British Admirals and Chinese Pirates, 1832-1869

    1st Edition

    By Grace Fox

    This study, first published in 1940, examines in detail the suppression of piracy in China. From a starting point of the considering the influence of the Admiralty on the development of British foreign policy in the nineteenth century, it studies the actions of the China Station and in particular…

    Paperback – 2020-01-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • China and the West: Society and Culture, 1815-1937 book cover

    China and the West

    Society and Culture, 1815-1937, 1st Edition

    By Jerome Ch'en

    This penetrating study of China’s social and cultural contacts with the West, first published in 1979, analyses the early images that China and the West had of one another, and the illusions and misconceptions that arose from these images. The book centres on the question, why did China fail to…

    Paperback – 2020-01-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • China's Courts and Concubines: Some People in Chinese History book cover

    China's Courts and Concubines

    Some People in Chinese History, 1st Edition

    By Bernard Llewellyn

    This book, first published in 1956, contains the stuff of other people’s memories. Thus you will read of magicians and immortals; of dragons and pills of eternal life; of generals and eunuchs; of emperors and poets; of palaces and concubines. The author has made nothing up; if there are liars along…

    Paperback – 2020-01-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • Fusang: Or, The discovery of America by Chinese Buddhist Priests in the Fifth Century book cover

    Fusang

    Or, The discovery of America by Chinese Buddhist Priests in the Fifth Century, 1st Edition

    By Charles G. Leland

    This book, first published in 1875 and reissued in 1973, analyses the limited evidence from the works of early Chinese historians that explorers from China had discovered a country they called Fusang – possibly western America, and in all probability Mexico. The original document on which Chinese…

    Paperback – 2020-01-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • The Imperial History of China: Being a History of the Empire as Compiled by the Chinese Historians book cover

    The Imperial History of China

    Being a History of the Empire as Compiled by the Chinese Historians, 1st Edition

    By J. MacGowan

    This work, first published in 1897, is neither more nor less than the history of China as it has been written during successive ages by the authorized historians of the Empire. The documents on which the work is based, together with the writings of Confucius and Mencius, are the only truly…

    Paperback – 2020-01-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • The World and China, 1922-1972 book cover

    The World and China, 1922-1972

    1st Edition

    By John Gittings

    This book, first published in 1974, was the only one to treat China’s foreign policy in its entirety, both as the subject of historically documented narrative (before and since the Liberation of 1949) and as the product of ideas themselves requiring analysis. It is also unique in approaching these…

    Paperback – 2020-01-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • Foreign Diplomacy in China, 1894-1900: A Study in Political and Economic Relations with China book cover

    Foreign Diplomacy in China, 1894-1900

    A Study in Political and Economic Relations with China, 1st Edition

    By Philip Joseph

    This book, first published in 1928, examines the first diplomatic contacts between China and the West. China had not always been isolated from the Western world, as travellers had visited China in the Middle Ages, but it was not until the end of the eighteenth century that efforts were first made…

    Paperback – 2020-01-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • A New Era in Democratic Taiwan: Trajectories and Turning Points in Politics and Cross-Strait Relations book cover

    A New Era in Democratic Taiwan

    Trajectories and Turning Points in Politics and Cross-Strait Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Sullivan, Chun-Yi Lee

    In January 2016, Taiwan’s former authoritarian ruler, the KMT, the Nationalist Party of China, lost control of both the presidency and the legislature. Having led the democratization process in Taiwan during the 1980s, it maintained a winning coalition among big business, the public sector,…

    Paperback – 2020-01-10 
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