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History : Asia - China


China's Rise In Historical Perspective

This innovative text combines an understanding of the history of China's rise with analyses of its current challenges. Renowned historians, economists, and political scientists explore the internal dynamic of China's rise since traditional times t......

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Women In Early Imperial China - Bret Hinsch

After a long spell of chaos, the Qin and Han dynasties (221 BCE-220 CE) saw the unification of the Chinese Empire under a single ruler, government, and code of law. During this era, changing social and political institutions affected the ways peop......

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An "american-spy" Father And His Daughter In Communist China: The Hopes Of Two Generations - Yuci Tan

Born in Beijing, China in 1955, Yuci Tan and her "American-spy" father lived through very difficult times together during the Cultural Revolution, which began in 1966 and lasted for ten years. Her Chinese father - raised in Hong Kong and educated......

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Dictionary Of Chinese Symbols: Hidden Symbols In Chinese Life And Thought - Wolfram Eberhard

This unique and authoritative guide describes more than 400 important Chinese symbols, explaining their esoteric meanings and connections. Their use and development in Chinese literature and in Chinese customs and attitudes to life are traced luci......

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Imperial Tombs In Tang China: The Politics Of Paradise - Tonia Eckfeld

Intellectually and visually stimulating, this important landmark book looks at the religious, political, social and artistic significance of the Imperial tombs of the Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD). It traces the evolutionary development of the most el......

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Translocal China

Inter-disciplinary in approach, this collection of essays explores Chinas reform era development within the concept of trans-locality. A key element of spatial change in today's China has been the unprecedented geographic mobility of millions of l......

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Chinese Strategic Culture And Foreign Policy Decision-making: Confucianism, Leadership And War - Huiyun Feng

Examining the major academic and policy debates over Chinas rise and related policy issues, this book looks into the motivations and intentions of a rising China. Most of the scholarly works on Chinas rise approach the question at a structural lev......

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Learning To Be A Sage: Selections From The "conversations Of Master Chu," Arranged Topically - , Daniel K. Gardner

Students and teachers of Chinese history and philosophy will not want to miss Daniel Gardner's accessible translation of the teachings of Chu Hsi (1130-1200)-a luminary of the Confucian tradition who dominated Chinese intellectual life for centuri......

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Ancient China And Its Enemies - Nicola Di Cosmo

Relations between Inner Asian nomads and Chinese are a continuous theme throughout Chinese history. By investigating the formation of nomadic cultures, by analyzing the evolution of patterns of interaction along China's frontiers, and by exploring......

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China Since Tiananmen - Joseph Fewsmith

China Since Tiananmen is the first book to look comprehensively at the intellectual and political trends in the decade since the Tiananmen Incident (1989) to assess the ways in which China has changed. Fewsmith looks on the one hand at the intelle......

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A History Of Japan, 1582-1941 - L. M. Cullen

This book offers a distinctive overview of the internal and external pressures responsible for the making of modern Japan. L. M. Cullen argues that Japanese policies and fears have often been caricatured in western accounts which have viewed the e......

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Discovering Nature - Robert P. Weller

Robert P. Weller's richly documented account describes the extraordinary transformations which have taken place in Chinese and Taiwanese responses to the environment across the twentieth century. Indeed, both places can be said to have 'discovered......

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