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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

Recognized as the leading work in the field, this introductory survey offers the first sustained history of women in the early imperial era. Now in a revised edition that incorporates the latest scholarship and theoretical approaches, the book dra......

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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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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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China Learns From The Soviet Union, 1949-present

In this book an international group of scholars examines China's acceptance and ultimate rejection of Soviet models and practices in economic, cultural, social, and other realms. Publisher: Lexington Books Illustration: N Language: ENG Title: Chi......

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Drowning Girls In China: Female Infanticide In China Since 1650 - D. E. Mungello

This groundbreaking book offers the first full analysis of the long-neglected and controversial subject of female infanticide in China. Drawing on little-known Chinese documents and illustrations, noted historian D. E. Mungello describes the cause......

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Tibet's Last Stand?: The Tibetan Uprising Of 2008 And China's Response - Jr. Smith, Warren W.

This deeply knowledgeable book offers the first sustained analysis of the 2008 uprising in Tibet, which revealed much about Tibetan nationalism and even more about Chinese nationalism. Retracing the complex history between China and Tibet, noted e......

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