Chinese History Products

  • Hong Kong Rural Women under Chinese Rule

    Gender Politics, Reunification and Globalization in Post-colonial Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Isabella Ng

    This book explores gender dynamics in the indigenous villages (also known as walled villages) in post-handover Hong Kong. It looks at how Hong Kong’s reunification with China has impacted the walled villagers, in particular the women, and how the walled villages’ current gender dynamics in return…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Model Workers in China, 1949-1965

    Constructing A New Citizen, 1st Edition

    By James Farley

    Seismic changes in ideology and economic policy in China followed the death of Mao Zedong but one aspect of culture that has remained constant. The use of ‘Model Workers’ in both a political and commercial context continues to thrive in China and although the messages they promote have largely…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • China in Australasia

    Cultural Diplomacy and Chinese Arts since the Cold War, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Beattie, Richard Bullen, Maria Galikowski

    Drawing on expertise in art history, exhibition studies and cultural studies as well as politics and international relations, China in Australasia presents significant new perspectives on the role of art in the cultural diplomacy of the People’s Republic of China. The book tells the forgotten…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Historical Parallels, Commemoration and Icons

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Leutzsch

    Historical parallels, analogies, anachronisms and metaphors to the past play a crucial role in political speeches, historical narratives, iconography, movies and newspapers on a daily basis. They frame, articulate and represent a specific understanding of history and can be used not only to…

    Hardback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Cold War in the High Himalayas

    The USA, China and South Asia in the 1950s, 1st Edition

    By S. Mahmud Ali

    This text examines elite-insecurity perceptions in India, Pakistan and the USA in the 1950s. The book highlights the consequent linkages in alliance-building efforts and the  subsequent triangular covert collaboration against Communist China, especially along Tibet's Himalayan frontiers. This…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 

  • Conflict, Community, and the State in Late Imperial Sichuan

    Making Local Justice, 1st Edition

    By Quinn Javers

    Exploring local practices of dispute resolution and laying bare the routine role of violence in the late Qing dynasty, Conflict, Community, and the State in Late Imperial Sichuan demonstrates the significance of everyday violence in ordering, disciplining and building communities. The book…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Germany's Colony in China

    Colonialism, Protection and Economic Development in Qingdao and Shandong, 1898-1914, 1st Edition

    By Fion Wai Ling So

    This book explores the economic development of the northern Chinese city of Qingdao, which was held by Germany as a colony from 1898 to 1914. It focuses especially on the economic polices of the German colonial government and of the provincial government of the neighbouring Chinese province of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Transitions to Modernity in Taiwan

    The Spirit of 1895 and the Cession of Formosa to Japan, 1st Edition

    By Niki Alsford

    On 19 April 1895, British Consul Lionel Charles Hopkins, at the northern port of Tamsui, was summoned by Tang Jingsong, the governor of Taiwan, to his yamen in the western district of Taipei. Shortly after his arrival, Hopkins was handed a petition. Signed by a number of Taiwanese ‘notables’, the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17

  • China's Soviet Dream

    Propaganda, Culture, and Popular Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Yan Li

    This book examines the introduction of Soviet socialist culture in the People’s Republic of China, with a focus on the period of Sino-Soviet friendship in the 1950s. The vast state initiative to transplant Soviet culture into Chinese soil has conventionally been dismissed as a tool of propaganda…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17

  • Resistance in Colonial and Communist China, 1950-1963

    Anatomy of a Riot, 1st Edition

    By R. B. E. Price

    The history of colonial East Asia is a human anatomy describing beneficial organs of foreign rule. Proclaiming itself a schematic diagram open to inspection, the anatomy of the late British Empire nevertheless obscured much more than it revealed. This analogy in Price’s provocative Cold War history…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15
    Routledge Focus on the History of Conflict

  • Intellectual Discourse in Reform Era China

    The Debate on the Spirit of the Humanities in the 1990s, 1st Edition

    By Giorgio Strafella

    This book explores intellectual discourse in reform era China by analysing the so-called “debate on the spirit of the Humanities”, which occurred in the years 1993-95, and which is recognised by scholars as one of the most interesting, influential and important debates of the 1990s. This debate, in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10

  • China and Southeast Asia

    Historical Interactions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoff Wade, James K. Chin

    Spanning over a millennium of history, this book seeks to describe and define the evolution of the China–Southeast Asia nexus and the interactions which have shaped their shared pasts. Examining the relationships which have proven integral to connecting Northeast and Southeast Asia with other…

    Hardback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

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