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  • China in the Family of Nations (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Henry T. Hodgkin

    This title, first published in 1923, aimed to provide a brief survey of the historical setting necessary for an understanding of China’s relations with the West. The book explained and estimated the various forces that were working in China at the beginning of the twentieth century that were…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Language Policy

    A Systemic Functional Linguistic Approach, 1st Edition

    By Bingjun Yang, Rui Wang

    In recent years, research has prospered in the study of language policy. However, there are still many problems behind this prosperity. For example, much of the research lacks theoretical intervention and neglects perspectives of linguistic theories. This book, a trailblazer for academic…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Routledge Handbook of East Asian Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Koichi Iwabuchi, Eva Tsai, Chris Berry

    Since the 1990s there has been a dramatic increase in cultural flows and connections between the countries in the East Asian region. Nowhere is this more apparent than when looking at popular culture where uneven but multilateral exchanges of Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese, Hong Kong and Chinese…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Architectural Conservation in Asia

    National Experiences and Practice, 1st Edition

    By John H. Stubbs, Robert G. Thomson

    At a time when organized heritage protection in Asia is developing at a rapid pace, Architectural Conservation in Asia provides the first comprehensive overview of architectural conservation practice from Afghanistan to the Philippines. The country-by-country analysis adopted by the book draws out…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge

  • Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kong

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Eric Wing Hong Chui, T. Wing Lo

    In recent years law, crime and justice have become increasingly politicised in Hong Kong. Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kong, 2nd Edition offers a detailed and comprehensive overview of and introduction to the criminal justice system in Hong Kong, building upon recent events and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22
    Routledge

  • On Aesthetic and Cultural Issues in Pragmatic Translation

    Based on the Translation of Brand Names and Brand Slogans, 1st Edition

    By Xiuwen Feng

    This book focuses on the cross-cultural advertising communication and aesthetic issues of brands and brand slogans. Based on the pragmatic translating theories and case studies of a few classic brand translations, the book puts forward the Three Aesthetic Principles of translating…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Chinese Society - Change and Transformation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Li Peilin

    There is growing interest in social transformation in contemporary China, with much work published on the subject. This book is different from other books in that it presents an overview of the work of Chinese sociologists on how Chinese society is changing. It reports on a great deal of original…

    Paperback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Taiwan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gunter Schubert

    The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Taiwan offers a comprehensive overview of both contemporary Taiwan and the Taiwan studies field. Each contribution summarises the major findings in the field and highlights long-term trends, recent observations and possible future developments in Taiwan.…

    Hardback – 2016-06-02
    Routledge

  • Political Developments in Contemporary China

    A Guide, 1st Edition

    By Ian Jeffries

    China’s role in global events today cannot be overestimated. This book provides a comprehensive and detailed overview of contemporary political developments in China. Key topics covered include: China's international relations with its neighbours and with the international community more widely;…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Guides to Economic and Political Developments in Asia

  • Chinese Cinemas

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Felicia Chan, Andy Willis

    Chinese Cinemas: International Perspectives examines the impact the rapid expansion of Chinese filmmaking in mainland China has had on independent and popular Chinese cinemas both in and outside of China. While the large Chinese markets are coveted by Hollywood, the commercial film industry within…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge

  • Remolding and Resistance Among Writers of the Chinese Prison Camp

    Disciplined and published, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Williams, Yenna Wu

    Even in the twenty-first century, the contemporary Chinese prison camp remains a more obscure and poorly understood realm than the Forbidden City of old. Apolitical service organizations such as the International Red Cross have routinely been denied access to PRC prison camps and prison camp…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

  • Qupai in Chinese Music

    Melodic Models in Form and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan R Thrasher

    Presenting the latest research in the area, this volume explores the fundamental concept of qupai 曲牌, melodic models upon which most traditional Chinese instrumental music (and some vocal music) is based. The greater part of the traditional instrumental repertoire has emerged from qupai models by…

    Hardback – 2016-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

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