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  • Explaining Railway Reform in China

    A Train of Property Rights Re-arrangements

    By Yin-nor Linda Tjia

    Having been state-owned for decades, the railway reform in China confused many people, particularly in terms of its ownership and property rights arrangements. Western literature always prescribes that the best model for railway reform is privatization. China’s leadership has also enunciated the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Jesuit Missions to China and Peru, 1570-1610

    Expectations and Appraisals of Expansionism

    By Ana Carolina Hosne

    The rulers of the overseas empires summoned the Society of Jesus to evangelize their new subjects in the ‘New World’ which Spain and Portugal shared; this book is about how two different missions, in China and Peru, evolved in the early modern world. From a European perspective, this book is about…

    Paperback – 2015-10-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Documentary, World History, and National Power in the PRC

    Global Rise in Chinese Eyes

    By Gotelind Mueller

    Documentaries have recently become a favourite format for Chinese state-directed media to present an officially sanctioned view of history. Indeed, this is not confined to Chinese national history. In stark contrast to the earlier self-centred preoccupation with Chinese history, there has been an…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

  • Museums in China

    Power, Politics and Identities

    By Tracey Lie Dan Lu

    From the earliest museums established by Western missionaries in order to implement religious and political power, to the role they have played in the formation of the modern Chinese state, the origin and development of museums in mainland China differ significantly from those in the West. The…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • China

    How the Empire Fell

    Edited by Joseph W. Esherick, C.X. George Wei

    The Qing dynasty was China’s last, and it created an empire of unprecedented size and prosperity. However in 1911 the empire collapsed within a few short months, and China embarked on a revolutionary course that lasted through most of the twentieth century. The 1911 Revolution ended two millennia…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Local Realities and Environmental Changes in the History of East Asia 

    Edited by Ts'ui-Jung Liu

    Environmental history has evolved into a well-established historical subfield which has broadened the horizons of historical research, beyond human affairs, to include the study of human interactions with natural and man-made environments. This broadened scope has attracted scholars from many…

    Hardback – 2015-09-10 
    Routledge
    Academia Sinica on East Asia

  • Friend of China - The Myth of Rewi Alley

    By Anne-Marie Brady

    This study is a radical and controversial analysis of the life and works of Rewi Alley utilizing both Chinese materials and previously unpublished materials from western sources. Rather than a biography as such, it is a revisionist history, re-examining what we know and understand about one of the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Cold War in the High Himalayas

    The USA, China and South Asia in the 1950s

    By S Mahmud Ali, 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 – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Student Migration and Selective Citizenship

    Mobility, Community and Identity Between China and the United States

    By Lisong Liu

    Since China began its open-door and reform policies in 1978, more than three million Chinese students have migrated to study abroad, and the United States has been their top destination. The recent surge of students following this pattern, along with the rising tide of Chinese middle- and…

    Hardback – 2015-08-18 
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

  • China-Malaysia Relations and Foreign Policy

    By Razak Abdullah

    When Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Abdul Razak Hussein, paid an official visit to China in May 1974, it secured Malaysia a place in the annals of regional diplomatic history as the first ASEAN country to establish full diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China. This book analyses the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Mao's Road to Power

    Revolutionary Writings: Volume VIII

    Edited by Stuart Schram, Timothy Cheek, Roderick MacFarquhar

    This eighth volume covers the period 1942 to 1945 when Mao asserted his status as the incarnation and symbol of the Chinese Revolution and the sinification of Marxism-Leninism.…

    Hardback – 2015-08-02 
    Routledge

  • China and the First Vietnam War, 1947-54

    By Laura M. Calkins

    This book charts the development of the First Vietnam War – the war between the Vietnamese Communists (the Viet Minh) and the French colonial power – considering especially how relations between the Viet Minh and the Chinese Communists had a profound impact on the course of the war. It shows how…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

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