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  • An Outline of Chinese Literature II book cover

    An Outline of Chinese Literature II

    1st Edition

    By Yuan Xingpei

    Different from previous researches weighted toward historical description and individual writer and work, this book establishes a general analytical system and a multi-angled methodology to examine Chinese literature. In ancient China, there was no definite concept of pure literature. Considering…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • An Outline of Chinese Literature I book cover

    An Outline of Chinese Literature I

    1st Edition

    By Yuan Xingpei

    Different from previous researches weighted toward historical description and individual writer and work, this book establishes a general analytical system and a multi-angled methodology to examine Chinese literature. The author Yuan Xingpei is a professor of Peking University, a famous expert on…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • China in Symbolic Communication book cover

    China in Symbolic Communication

    1st Edition

    By Sui Yan

    What kinds of human individuals, events, things and commodities can best represent China? How have those representative symbols evolved in Chinese history? How have they been highlighted, disseminated and accepted? In this book, a full range of symbols and seemingly discrete social phenomena,…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • The Patterns of Symbolic Communication book cover

    The Patterns of Symbolic Communication

    1st Edition

    By Sui Yan

    With the classic semiotician Roland Barthes' ground-breaking research of semiotics, symbols are liberated from linguistics and extended to media research, which makes semiotics increasingly important especially in the present-day world dominated by new media. In this book, the author offers an…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    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,…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • The Chinese Path to Economic Dual Transformation book cover

    The Chinese Path to Economic Dual Transformation

    1st Edition

    By Li Yining

    Economic transformation in traditional development economics refers to the transition from an agricultural society to an industrial one. Based on the practical conditions and the experience since reform and opening up in the late 1970s, the author observes that the path China's economy takes is a…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Hyperinflation: A World History book cover

    Hyperinflation

    A World History, 1st Edition

    By He Liping

    Since 1970s when the world was experiencing an "age of inflation", a great volume of academic research about hyperinflation has been conducted. However, it is also true that parrot-like superficial talks abound, without questioning the economic, political and social foundations existing underneath…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Literature and Literary Criticism in Contemporary China book cover

    Literature and Literary Criticism in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    By Zhang Jiong

    Each age has its value system of literary criticism whose construction is inseparable from the mainstream ideology of the society. In contemporary China, the mainstream ideology is inevitably Marxism. This book is composed of two parts. The first part studies literary criticism in contemporary…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Martial Arts in Asia: History, Culture and Politics book cover

    Martial Arts in Asia

    History, Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fan Hong, Gwang Ok

    The reawakening of Asian martial arts is a distinct example of cultural hybridity in a global setting. This book deals with history of Asian martial arts in the contexts of tradition, religion, philosophy, politics and culture. It attempts to deepen the study of martial arts studies in their…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Heritage Tourism and Cities in China book cover

    Heritage Tourism and Cities in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Honggang Xu, Trevor H.B. Sofield

    China has surged into the 21st century as one of the most rapidly modernizing countries in the world. Its burgeoning cities reflect this extraordinary growth with a dazzling array of new architectural forms and designs. In its transformation, the 5000-year old heritage of its built civilization,…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary China's Diplomacy book cover

    Contemporary China's Diplomacy

    1st Edition

    By Xing Qu, Longbiao Zhong

    With the second-largest economy and rapidly growing military strength, China is now an emerging regional and global super power, which makes it confronted with a sudden increase in opportunities, pressures and conflicts in terms of international issues. This book gives a comprehensive and…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

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