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  • The Emergence of Civilizational Consciousness in Early China

    History Word by Word, 1st Edition

    By Uffe Bergeton

    This book provides a conceptual history of the emergence of civilizational consciousness in early China. Focusing on how words are used in pre-Qín (before 221 BCE) texts to construct identities and negotiate relationships between a 'civilised self' and 'uncivilised others', it provides a…

    Hardback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge Studies in the Early History of Asia

  • China in the Local and Global Economy

    History, Geography, Politics and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Brakman, Charles van Marrewijk, Peter J. Morgan, Nimesh Salike

    The history of China dates back thousands of years, with periods of decline followed by periods of growth and innovation. This book puts the last 50 years – China's most recent period of growth – into perspective. It explores the changing national and international connections within China and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-05
    Regions and Cities

  • Women and Politics in Wartime China

    Networking Across Geopolitical Borders, 1st Edition

    By Vivienne Xiangwei Guo

    Focusing on Chinese elite women as a special socio-political group, this book places the sophisticated networks they formed in the shifting geographical, social, cultural and political spaces of wartime China, where their political engagement, knowledge-making, and network-building in support of '…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Regional Government Competition

    1st Edition

    By Chen Yunxian, Gu Wenjing

    This monograph provides a coherent and systematic explanation of China’s regional economic development from the perspective of regional government competition. It gives an almost unknown exposition of the mechanisms of China's regional economic development, with numerous supporting cases drawn from…

    Hardback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • The "Zhenzheng lun" by Xuanyi

    A Buddhist Apologetic Scripture of Tang China, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Jülch

    The Zhenzheng lun 甄正論 (T 2112, Treatise of Revealing the Correct) is a Chinese Buddhist apologetic treatise with a distinct anti-Daoist stance in three juan. It is organized as a dialogue between a Daoist, the "Venerable Obstructed by Customs" (zhisu gongzi 滯俗公子), and the Buddhist "Master Revealing…

    Hardback – 2018-12-03
    Monumenta Serica Monograph Series

  • Confucius and the Modern World

    1st Edition

    By Lai Chen

    This book represents the cutting edge of theoretical works on Confucianism. Starting from Confucianism’s comeback in modern China and ending with the proposal of the new philosophical concept of “multiple universality” in the face of the world culture, the author conducts an in-depth analysis and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Chinese Philosophy

  • Translingual Words

    An East Asian Lexical Encounter with English, 1st Edition

    By Jieun Kiaer

    Translingual Words is a detailed case study on lexical integration, or mediation, occurring between East Asian languages and English(es). In Part I, specific examples from global linguistic corpora are used to discuss the issues involved in lexical interaction between East Asia and the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Translation

  • Market-Based Interest Rate Reform in China

    1st Edition

    By China Finance 40 Forum Research Group

    The market-based interest rate reform remains a core part of China’s financial reforms, and an important topic of both theoretical and policy studies. This book presents a comprehensive analysis of the process and logic of China’s interest rate reform from a historical perspective. It is structured…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    China Perspectives

  • Japan's "New Deal" for China

    Propaganda Aimed at Americans before Pearl Harbor, 1st Edition

    By June Grasso

    In the decade leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor, at a time when Japan was expanding its influence in Asia, several Japanese institutions set about trying to convince Americans to support Tokyo’s plans and ambitions for China. This book seeks to analyze the original publications produced by…

    Hardback – 2018-11-26
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Kant on Intuition

    Western and Asian Perspectives on Transcendental Idealism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen R. Palmquist

    Kant on Intuition: Western and Asian Perspectives on Transcendental Idealism consists of 20 chapters, many of which feature engagements between Kant and various Asian philosophers. Key themes include the nature of human intuition (not only as theoretical—pure, sensible, and possibly…

    Hardback – 2018-11-22
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Wind Power in China

    Ambiguous Winds of Change in China's Energy Market, 1st Edition

    By Julia Kirch Kirkegaard

    Whilst China’s growing economy is widely regarded as being responsible for severe environmental degradation and a high reliance on energy from fossil fuels, China is emerging as a potential leader in new green energy technologies. Outlining the extraordinary growth in China’s wind power capacity…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Illicit Industries and China’s Shadow Economy

    Challenges and Prospects for Global Governance and Human Security, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victor Teo, Sungwon Yoon

    This book considers a wide range of illicit industries in China, exploring what drives such activities, why consumers tolerate them to differing degrees, how attempts to regulate them are implemented and how such regulation is resisted. Industries considered include human smuggling, human organs…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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