Durham East Asia Series

  • State Formation in Japan

    Emergence of a 4th-Century Ruling Elite

    By Gina Barnes

    This volume brings together for the first time a significant body of Professor Barnes' scholarly writing on Japanese early state formation, brought together so that successive topics form a coherent overview of the problems and solutions of ancient Japan. The writings are, in some cases, the only…

    Paperback – 2010-08-15
    Routledge
    Durham East Asia Series

  • Xinjiang

    China's Muslim Far Northwest

    By Michael Dillon

    Xinjiang, the nominally autonomous region in China's far northwest, is of increasing international strategic and economic importance. With a population which is mainly non-Chinese and Muslim, there are powerful forces for autonomy, and independence, in Xinjiang. This book provides a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2009-08-21
    Routledge
    Durham East Asia Series

  • Zhouyi

    A New Translation with Commentary of the Book of Changes

    By Richard Rutt

    Modern research has revealed the Book of Changes to be a royal divination manual of the Zhou state (500100 BC). This new translation synthesizes the results of modern study, presenting the work in its historical context. The first book to render original Chinese rhymes into rhymed English.…

    Paperback – 2002-07-18
    Routledge
    Durham East Asia Series

  • China's Tibet Policy

    By Dawa Norbu

    This major study analyses the traditional modes of Sino-Tibetan relations in order to unearth general patterns beyond partisan points of view. It sheds light on contemporary issues in the Sino-Tibetan dialogue, and discerns possible future structures for conflict resolution in occupied Tibet. With…

    Hardback – 2001-09-27
    Routledge
    Durham East Asia Series

  • State Formation in Korea

    Emerging Elites

    By Gina Barnes

    This volume brings together for the first time a significant body of Professor Barnes' scholarly writing on early Korean state formation, integrated so that successive topics form a coherent overview of the problems and solutions in peninsular state formation.…

    Hardback – 2001-01-25
    Routledge
    Durham East Asia Series

  • Korea

    A Historical and Cultural Dictionary

    By Keith Pratt, Richard Rutt

    Compiled by specialists from the University of Durham Department of East Asian Studies, this new reference work contains approximately 1500 entries covering Korean civilisation from early times to the present day. Subjects include history, politics, art, archaeology, literature, etc. The Dictionary…

    Paperback – 1999-09-13
    Routledge
    Durham East Asia Series

  • China

    A Cultural and Historical Dictionary

    By Michael Dillon

    Compiled by specialists from the University of Durham Department of East Asian Studies, this new reference work contains approximately 1500 entries covering Chinese civilisation from Peking Man to the present day. Subjects include history, politics, art, archaeology, literature, etc. The Dictionary…

    Paperback – 1998-02-24
    Routledge
    Durham East Asia Series

  • Strengthen the Country and Enrich the People

    The Reform Writings of Ma Jianzhong

    By Paul Bailey

    Ma Jianzhong was a close adviser to the powerful Qing government official, Li Hong-zhang, and wrote several essays between 1878 and 1890 outlining his plans for economic and administrative reform. He was the first Chinese to advocate the creation of a specialized and professional diplomatic corps.…

    Hardback – 1998-01-13
    Routledge
    Durham East Asia Series