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  • History and Citizenship Education in Post-Mao China

    Politics, Policy, Praxis

    By Alisa Jones

    This book examines the development of education in China over the past three decades, exploring the ways in which the manifold ‘contradictions’ both within and between policy prescriptions, pedagogical theory and classroom implementation have been handled where issues of political socialisation,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

  • China and Southeast Asia

    Historical Interactions

    Edited by Geoff Wade, James K. Chin

    Spanning the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries and examining maritime trading relations, political interactions, overland Chinese expansion and Chinese commerce in Southeast Asia, this book will appeal to historians of China and Southeast Asia.…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Writing Chinese Laws

    The Form and Function of Legal Statutes Found in the Qin Shuihudi Corpus

    By Ernest Caldwell

    Many studies related to excavated Chinese legal manuscripts focus on codicological and philological issues related to the processes of transcription and translation. Such work is extremely useful; however, few studies consider the linguistic aspects of these manuscripts as well as the importance of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Routledge Handbook of Early Chinese History

    Edited by Paul R Goldin

    The study of early China has been radically transformed over the past fifty years by archaeological discoveries, including both textual and non-textual artefacts. Excavations of settlements and tombs have demonstrated that most people did not lead their lives in accordance with ritual canons, while…

    Hardback – 2018-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Qiaopi Trade and Transnational Networks in the Chinese Diaspora

    Edited by Gregor Benton, Hong Liu, Huimei Zhang

    Originating in the 1820s and used for 150 years thereafter, qiaopi is the name given in Chinese to letters written home by Chinese emigrants to accompany remittances. Their key function was to preserve family ties. Although such correspondence focused principally on the provision of economic…

    Hardback – 2018-05-04 
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

  • Cold War in the High Himalayas

    The USA, China and South Asia in the 1950s

    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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Punishment in Contemporary China

    Its Evolution, Development and Change

    By Enshen Li

    Punishment in contemporary China has experienced dramatic transformations over the last six decades. This book focuses on the evolution, development and change of punishment in the Maoist (1949-1977), reform (1978-2001) and post-reform eras (2002-) of China to understand the shaping and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

  • China in Early Enlightenment Political Thought

    By Simon Kow

    China in Early Enlightenment Political Thought examines the ideas of China in the works of three major thinkers in the early European Enlightenment of the late seventeenth to early eighteenth centuries: Pierre Bayle, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, and the Baron de Montesquieu. Unlike surveys which…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Capital Cities and Urban Form in Pre-modern China

    Luoyang, 1038 BCE to 938 CE

    By Victor Cunrui Xiong

    Luoyang, situated in present-day Henan province, was one of the great urban centres of pre-Qin and early imperial China, the favoured site for dynastic capitals for almost two millennia. This book, the first in any Western language on the subject, traces the rise and fall of the six different…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08 
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • The Power of Relationalism in China

    By Leah Zhu

    In the 21st century, China has become impossible to ignore. At the same time, a vast array of perceptions and judgments of China’s actions and future have arisen. The confusion, Leah Zhu postulates, is explained by decades of traditional modus operandi, which began in the Maoist Era and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Why Traditional Chinese Philosophy Still Matters

    The Relevance of Ancient Wisdom for the Global Age

    Edited by Ming Dong Gu

    Traditional Chinese philosophy, if engaged at all, is often regarded as an object of antiquated curiosity and dismissed as unimportant in the current age of globalization. Written by a team of internationally renowned scholars, this book, however, challenges this judgement and offers an in-depth…

    Hardback – 2018-02-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

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