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  • 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

  • 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

  • Eliminating Poverty Through Development in China

    1st Edition

    By China Development Research Foundation

    In recent years China has achieved impressive economic growth, and also made remarkable progress in human development. However, contemporary China is still faced with the great challenge of widespread poverty. This not only constitutes a barrier against China’s pursuit of sustainable economic…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • 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

  • Maritime Law in China

    Emerging Issues and Future Developments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johanna Hjalmarsson, Jenny Jingbo Zhang

    The Chinese maritime and shipping market has been expanding enormously in recent times as its commercial capacity to perform shipping, ship building, banking and insurance activities grows and the role of the State as guarantor of commerce is gradually reduced. This book provides a detailed guide…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Commercial Law

  • Positioning Taiwan in a Global Context

    Being and Becoming, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bi-yu Chang, Pei-yin Lin

    Positioning Taiwan in a Global Context examines modern Taiwanese culture through the prism of global cultural interactions. Challenging the view of Taiwan as a product of transience and displacement, it highlights Taiwan’s subjectivity, viewing the island as a site of a global development that…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Internet Video Culture in China

    YouTube, Youku, and the Space in Between, 1st Edition

    By Marc L Moskowitz

    Examining internet culture in the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the US, this book analyses videos which entertain both English and Chinese-speaking viewers to gain a better understanding of cultural similarities and differences. Each of the chapters in the volume studies…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Urbanization with Chinese Characteristics: The Hukou System and Migration

    1st Edition

    By Kam Wing Chan

    Many agree that rapid urbanization in China in the late 20th and early 21st centuries is a mega process significantly reshaping China and the global economy. China’s urbanization also carries a certain mystique, which has long fascinated generations of scholars and journalists alike. As it has…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Humor and Chinese Culture

    A Psychological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Xiaodong Yue

    This book addresses psychological studies of humour in Chinese societies. It starts by reviewing how the concept of humour evolves in Chinese history, and how it is perceived by Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism respectively. It then compares differences in the Western and the Chinese perceptions…

    Paperback – 2019-05-25 
    Routledge

  • Migration in Post-Colonial Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Y.P. Choi, Eric Fong

    Since 1995 most mainland migrants to Hong Kong have been the wives or non-adult children of Hong Kong men of lower socio-economic status. The majority of immigrants are women, who throughout the past two decades have accounted for more than 60% of immigration. The profile of immigrants has been…

    Paperback – 2019-05-25 
    Routledge

  • Social Changes and Yuwen Education in Post-Mao China

    Control, Conformity and Contradiction, 1st Edition

    By Min Tao

    Inspired by the author’s observations of the language curriculum as a practising teacher for the past 20 years, this book addresses how the high school Chinese language and literacy (Yuwen) curriculum in China was controlled and directed in the post-Mao era. Examining the social and political…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Education and Society in China

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