Chinese History Products

  • Daoism in Modern China

    Edited by Vincent Goossaert, Xun Liu

    The modern history of Chinese temples and Daoism go hand in hand, and while both temples and Daoists serve Chinese society, the relationship between the two has yet to be thoroughly analysed. This book questions whether temples and Daoism are two independent aspects of modern Chinese religion, or…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Taoism

  • The China-Japan Conflict over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands

    Useful Rivalry

    By Anna Costa

    This book examines the foreign and security policies adopted by China and Japan since the 1970s in their competition over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea.  It charts the development of a dispute that has become a potential flashpoint for conflict between the two countries. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Series

  • Chinese Middlemen in Hong Kong's Colonial Economy, 1830-1890

    By Kaori Abe

    The traditional view of the Hong Kong colonial economy is that it was dominated by Western companies, notably the great British merchant houses, and that these firms enlisted support from Chinese middlemen – the compradors – who were effectively agents working for the Western firms. This book,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Communist Party

    Edited by Willy Wo-Lap Lam

    Whilst the Chinese Communist Party is one of the most powerful political institutions in the world, it is also one of the least understood, due to the party’s secrecy and tight control over the archives, the press and the Internet. Having governed the People’s Republic of China for nearly 70 years…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media

    Edited by Gary D. Rawnsley, Ming-yeh T. Rawnsley

    Gary D. Rawnsley is a Professor of Public Diplomacy, Aberystwyth University, UK. Ming-yeh T. Rawnsley is Research Associate, Centre of Taiwan Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and Associate Fellow, China Policy Institute, University of Nottingham, UK.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge

  • China's Soviet Dream

    Propaganda, Culture, and Popular Imagination

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Party and Professionals

    The Political Role of Teachers in Contemporary China

    By Gordon White

    Originally published in 1981, this study fits into a wider context of works analysing the impact of the social revolution on the structure of Chinese society since 1949. Party and Professionals focuses on the teaching profession in relation to social ranking. As a part of the intelligentsia, the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • John Leighton Stuart’s Missionary-Educator’s Career in China

    By Hao Ping

    In China, John Leighton Stuart (1876-1962) is a controversial figure occupying an important position in the history of modern China and Sino-U.S. relations. As a scholar and educator, Stuart loved Chinese culture and contributed much to the development of Chinese education. While as a missionary,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-08-19 
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

  • John Leighton Stuart’s political career in China

    By Hao Ping

    In China, John Leighton Stuart (1876-1962) is a controversial figure occupying an important position in the history of modern China and Sino-U.S. relations. As a scholar and educator, Stuart loved Chinese culture and contributed much to the development of Chinese education. While as a missionary,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Population Theory in China

    Edited by H. Yuan Tien

    Professor Ma Yinchu’s New Population Theory was widely criticised and discredited in the early years of the People’s Republic of China. However, in 1979, the Chinese government began to accept his hypothesis that the country could not afford more than a 2% increase in population and agreed that the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Transitions to Modernity in Taiwan

    The Spirit of 1895 and the Cession of Formosa to Japan

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

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