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  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • Crisis and Conflict in Han China, 104 BC to AD 9

    1st Edition

    By Michael Loewe

    This book, first published in 1974, studies the historical development of China during the Western Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 9), a time of great intellectual, religious and political change. The struggle between Reformists and Modernists is analysed using texts contemporary to the time, and this…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • The Government of China, 1644-1911

    1st Edition

    By Pao Chao Hsieh

    This volume, first published in 1925, presents a clear background to the then-contemporary political situation in China, and in doing so sheds much light on the history of Chinese politics. In focusing on the political organization it generates an insightful study of Chinese government.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • Key Economic Areas in Chinese History

    As Revealed in the Development of Public Works for Water-Control, 1st Edition

    By Ch'ao-Ting Chi

    This book, first published in 1936, offers the conception of the dynamics of the Key Economic Area as an aid to the understanding of Chinese economic history. By tracing their development through a historical study of the construction of irrigation and flood-control works and transport canals, it…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • Religion and Media in China

    Insights and Case Studies from the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefania Travagnin

    This volume focuses on the intersection of religion and media in China, bringing interdisciplinary approaches to bear on the role of religion in the lives of individuals and greater shifts within Chinese society in an increasingly media-saturated environment. With case studies focusing on Mainland…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Modern Chinese Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ming Dong Gu

    The Routledge Handbook of Modern Chinese Literature presents a comprehensive overview of Chinese literature from the 1910s to the present day. Featuring detailed studies of selected masterpieces, it adopts a thematic-comparative approach. By developing an innovative conceptual framework predicated…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Chinese Entertainment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kwok-Bun Chan

    Scholarly studies of Chinese culture, history and society, both within and outside of China, generally pay little attention to leisure, entertainment and amusement, though it has long been known that this aspect of life gives a deep understanding of the psyche and soul, and the hopes and fears, of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Good Governance in China - A Way Towards Social Harmony

    Case Studies by China’s Rising Leaders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    Good governance is necessary for effective public administration and delivery of public goods and services. This is an important issue for all countries, but in particular for rapidly developing countries such as China where reform of governance and public administration is a key element of the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Perverse Taiwan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Howard Chiang, Yin Wang

    Host of the first gay pride in the Sinophone world, Taiwan is well-known for its mushrooming of liberal attitudes towards non-normative genders and sexualities after the lifting of Martial Law in 1987. Perverse Taiwan is the first collection of its kind to contextualize that development from an…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Chinese Family Today

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anqi XU, John DeFrain, Wenrong LIU

    The Chinese economy is undergoing dramatic changes and the world is watching and changing along with it. The Chinese family is also changing in many ways in response to the economic transformation that is moving the world’s most populous nation from an agrarian economy to a global superpower. This…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Space, Politics, and Cultural Representation in Modern China

    Cartographies of Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Enhua Zhang

    Regarding revolution as a spatial practice, this book explores modes of spatial construction in modern China through a panoramic overview of major Chinese revolutionary events and nuanced analysis of cultural representations. Examining the relationship between revolution, space, and culture in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Social Entrepreneurship and Citizenship in China

    The rise of NGOs in the PRC, 1st Edition

    By Carolyn L. Hsu

    Over the last thirty years, social entrepreneurship has boomed in the People’s Republic of China. Today there are hundreds of thousands of legally registered NGOs, and millions more unregistered, working in the areas of the environment, education, women’s issues, disability services, community…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

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