Asian Studies: Chinese Studies

  • 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 
    Routledge
    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 
    Routledge
    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 
    Routledge
    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 
    Routledge

  • China’s Climate-Energy Policy: Domestic and International Impacts book cover

    China’s Climate-Energy Policy

    Domestic and International Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Akihisa Mori

    China’s recent climate-energy policy, an outcome of contemporary challenges, has generated conflict of interest amongst major stakeholders. Coupled with a boost in demand for oil, gas and coal, as well as a rapid growth in wind and solar power, it has not only affected domestic fossil fuel and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Chinese for Working Professionals: A Textbook for Intermediate-High to Advanced Learners book cover

    Chinese for Working Professionals

    A Textbook for Intermediate-High to Advanced Learners, 1st Edition

    By Yi Zhou, Haidan Wang

    Chinese for Working Professionals is for learners who intend to use Chinese in a multinational global workplace. It has eight thematic units focusing on developing learners’ transferrable skills in addition to expanding the cross-cultural competences required in a real-world work-place. Key…

    Paperback – 2020-01-03 
    Routledge

  • Manchuria: Its People, Resources and Recent History book cover

    Manchuria

    Its People, Resources and Recent History, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Hosie

    First published in 1901, this volume emerged in the aftermath of the Russian invasion of Manchuria. Its author had been in charge of the British Consulate at Newchwang in Manchuria for two periods between 1894 and 1900. The book contains an account of journeys in Eastern and Northern Manchuria,…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Post-Western Sociology - From China to Europe book cover

    Post-Western Sociology - From China to Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence Roulleau-Berger, Li Peilin

    This book is rooted in an epistemological approach to sociology in which the boundaries between Western and non-Western sociologies are acknowledged and built on. It argues that knowledge is organised in conceptual spaces linked to paradigms and programmes which in turn are linked to ethnocentred…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • China's Social Welfare Revolution: Contracting Out Social Services book cover

    China's Social Welfare Revolution

    Contracting Out Social Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jie Lei, Chak Kwan Chan

    The Chinese government has recently adopted a radical welfare approach by contracting out social services to non-governmental organisations (NGOs). This is a big departure from its traditional welfare model, whereby all public services were directly delivered by government agencies. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Urbanization, Regional Development and Governance in China book cover

    Urbanization, Regional Development and Governance in China

    1st Edition

    By Jianfa Shen

    Rapid urbanization in China in recent decades and the challenges of social and regional integration and governance have been issues of major concern. This book explores the course of urbanization and development in China over recent decades. It considers a range of issues including urbanization,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Chinese Economy and its Challenges: Transformation of a Rising Economic Power book cover

    The Chinese Economy and its Challenges

    Transformation of a Rising Economic Power, 1st Edition

    By Charles C.L. Kwong

    The remarkable transformation of the Chinese economy in terms of its structure and growth has drawn unprecedented attention from academics, policy makers and businessmen alike. In the past four decades, China swiftly transformed from a centrally-planned to a market-oriented economy, with an…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Tradition and Transformation in a Chinese Family Business book cover

    Tradition and Transformation in a Chinese Family Business

    1st Edition

    By Heung-Wah Wong, Karin Ling-fung Chau

    Family businesses have been an important part of the economy in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and in the Chinese diaspora, and, since the reforms, in mainland China itself. Some people have argued that the success of Chinese family businesses occurs because of the special characteristics and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

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