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  • Daoism in Modern China

    Edited by Vincent Goossaert, Xun Liu

    The modern history of Chinese temples and Daoism go hand in hand, and while both temples and Daoists serve Chinese society, the relationship between the two has yet to be thoroughly analysed. This book questions whether temples and Daoism are two independent aspects of modern Chinese religion, or…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Taoism

  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Medicine

    Edited by Vivienne Lo, Michael Stanley-Baker

    This handbook aims to showcase the latest research on medicine in China as it has developed over 3,000 years. It will identify themes concerned with both history and culture and the significance of Chinese medicine in the modern world, and invite established experts together with some of the most…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Silk Road

    Edited by Johan Elverskog

    Rejecting the notion that the Silk Road ended with the rise of maritime trade, The Routledge Handbook of the Silk Road offers an innovative and interdisciplinary overview of the field. In addition to addressing the standard themes such as art and trade the international team of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Illicit Industries and China’s Shadow Economy

    Challenges and Prospects for Global Governance and Human Security

    Edited by Victor Teo, Sungwon Yoon

    This book considers a wide range of illicit industries in China, exploring what drives such activities, why consumers tolerate them to differing degrees, how attempts to regulate them are implemented and how such regulation is resisted. Industries considered include human smuggling, human organs…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Wind Power In China

    By Julia Kirch Kirkegaard

    Whilst China’s growing economy is widely regarded as being responsible for severe environmental degradation and a high reliance on energy from fossil fuels, China is emerging as a potential leader in new green energy technologies. Outlining the extraordinary growth in China’s wind power capacity…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Innovative and Creative Industries in Hong Kong

    A Global City in China and Asia

    By Grace L K Leung

    The experience of Hong Kong’s innovative and creative industries and the challenges they face serves as an important case study for other Chinese and Asian cities which are actively developing their innovative and creative industries in the era of globalization. The return of sovereignty of Hong…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Digital Media and Risk Culture in China’s Financial Markets

    By Zhifei Mao

    This book analyzes the risk cultures in China that have emerged from the entanglement of new communication technologies and financial markets, examining the role that digital media play in Asian modernity and offering an alternative narrative to that of the West. The book illustrates the impact of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Digital Media and Culture in Asia

  • Idol Worship in Chinese Society

    A Psychological Approach

    By Xiaodong Yue, Chau-kiu Cheung

    This book introduces psycho-social studies of idol worship in Chinese societies. It reviews how idol worship is perceived in Chinese culture, history and philosophy, and how it differs from the concept of Celebrity Worship that is more dominant in Western literature. It also explains idol worship…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

    By Various

    This 13-volume collection of previously out-of-print titles reissues some key works in the study of Mao Zedong’s huge influence on China – its politics, economics and development into the power that it is today. Foreign policy, the Cultural Revolution, the fate of opponents, Chinese Marxist thought…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • Chinese Marxism in Flux 1978-84

    Essays on Epistemology, Ideology and Political Economy

    Edited by Bill Brugger

    This book, first published in 1985, considers the state of Marxist thought in China at the time, a time when the country’s leadership appeared more concerned with attaining modernisation and economic development than Marxist theory. It considers the problems that Chinese Marxist intellectuals were…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • China Since the 'Gang of Four'

    Edited by Bill Brugger

    This book, first published in 1980, addresses the questions raised by the death of Mao Zedong and the arrest of the ‘Gang of Four’. Was China reverting to a capitalist form of development, and abandoning Mao’s policies? Was China’s leadership remaining loyal to Mao’s strategy but correcting damage…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • Re-Educating Chinese Anti-Communists

    By J.A. Fyfield

    This book, first published in 1982, is an in-depth study of the process of ‘re-education’ undergone by those who had opposed the Communist revolution in China. Told at first hand by several men who had occupied military or government positions of influence, it records their long years in prison and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

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