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  • Chinese Business in the Making of a Malay State, 1882-1941

    Kedah and Penang, 1st Edition

    By Wu Xiao An

    This book examines how Chinese family and business networks, focused around activities such as revenue farming, including opium, the rice trade, and pawnbroking, and related legal and labour organization activities, were highly influential in the process of state formation in Malaya. It shows how…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Radio and Social Transformation in China

    1st Edition

    By Wei Lei

    The first systematic, comprehensive and critical English-language study of radio in China, this book documents a historical understanding of Chinese radio from the early twentieth century to the present. Covering both public matters and private lives, Radio and Social Transformation in China…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Grammar of Chinese Characters

    Productive Knowledge of Formal Patterns in an Orthograhic System, 1st Edition

    By James Myers

    Anybody who reads or writes Chinese characters knows that they obey a grammar of sorts: though numerous, they are built out of a much smaller set of constituents, often interpretable in meaning or pronunciation, that are themselves built out of an even smaller set of strokes. This book goes far…

    Hardback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Linguistics

  • East Asian Art History in a Transnational Context

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eriko Tomizawa-Kay, Toshio Watanabe

    This is the first comprehensive English-language study of East Asian art history in a transnational context, and challenges the existing geographic, temporal, and generic paradigms that currently frame the art history of East Asia. This pioneering study proposes an important new framework that…

    Hardback – 2019-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Modernist Reformers in Islam, Hinduism and Confucianism, 1865-1935

    Peripheral Geoculture in the Modern World-System, 1st Edition

    By Christian Lekon

    This volume presents a comparison of seven major religious reformers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries: For Islam, Jamal ad-Din al-Afghani, Muhammad ‘Abduh and Muhammad Rashid Rida; for Hinduism, Dayananda Sarasvati and Swami Shraddhananda; for Confucianism, K’ang Yu-wei and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • 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 – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Prosodic Syntax in Chinese

    History and Changes, 1st Edition

    By Feng Shengli

    In the two volumes of Prosodic Syntax in Chinese, the author develops a new model, which proposes that the interaction between syntax and prosody is bi-directional and that prosody can not only constrains syntactic structures but also activates syntactic operations. All of the facts investigated in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Chinese Linguistics

  • The Routledge Course in Business Chinese

    2nd Edition

    By Qinghai Chen, Qiuli Levin, Kening Li, Le Tang

    • Fourth-year language learning or above in preparation for real-life business situations各专业学生汉语四年级(或以上)适用 • Timeless business topics ranging from frequently occurring business activities, economic systems and phenomena, to issues of broad interest使用通用商务题材确保教材长期相对稳定 • Simulated real-world tasks…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Development Across Faith Boundaries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Ware, Matthew Clarke

    Faith-based organisations (FBOs) have long been recognised as having an advantage in delivering programs and interventions amongst communities of the same faith. However, many FBOs today work across a variety of contexts, including with local partners and communities of different faiths. Likewise,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • The Making of China's Foreign Policy in the 21st century

    Historical Sources, Institutions/Players, and Perceptions of Power Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    This book is a study of the making of foreign policy of China, a rising power in the 21st century. It examines three sets of driving forces behind China’s foreign policy making. One is historical sources, including the selective memories and reconstruction of the glorious empire with an…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia

    Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Global Dam-Building, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giuseppina Siciliano, Frauke Urban

    In recent years, both Chinese overseas investment and hydropower development have been topics of increasing interest and research, with Chinese actors acting as financiers, developers, builders and sub-contractors. Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia explores the governance and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

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