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- Westview Press 2008; US$ 41.00
While many Sinologists assume that Marxism and Fascism played some indeterminate role in China's long revolution, in A Place in the Sun , A. James Gregor attempts a detailed analysis of their respective influence on major protagonists. In the exposition, Gregor reveals an unsuspected and complex set of relationships between the Chinese revolution... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 45.00
The book confronts the popular conjecture of a Pax Sinica emerging to replace Pax Americana in the wake of global financial crisis. It argues that by virtue of its overwhelming economic, technological and military clout, US hegemony will continue to prevail, though increasingly less coherently, as China's ascendance as a global power accelerates.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00
Why, for centuries, have the West and the world continuously produced China knowledge that deviates from Chinese realities? Why, since the mid-nineteenth century, have Chinese intellectuals oscillated between commendation and condemnation of their own culture, and between fetishization and demonization of all things Western? And why have some of the... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 139.00
This is a set of pioneering studies on Chinese encyclopaedias of modern knowledge (1870-1930). At a transitional time when modern knowledge was sought after yet few modern schools were available, these works were crucial sources of information for an entire generation. This volume investigates many of these encyclopaedias, which were never reprinted... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2013; US$ 8.47
The turbulent and chequered past of the world?s most populous country is one of the most fascinating in world history, and relatively little known in the West. From the beginnings of Chinese prehistory right through to internet censorship with the ?Great Firewall of China?, Gordon Kerr offers a comprehensive introduction to the sprawling history of... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 23.99
For westerners, China?s history is often reduced to a choice between timeless Confucian ideals or incomprehensible barbarisms such as footbinding or mass slaughter. This engaging and deeply knowledgeable book vigorously counters such oversimplifications. In concise and accessible style, China experts present cutting-edge research in an accessible... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
This book considers the evolving relationship between China and the international system, and the interaction between a China of profound change in its identity, capability, and influence, and an international system that is itself experiencing a process of far-reaching transformation. It develops an analytical framework that allows us to capture,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 38.99
Chinese rulers guaranteed male successors by taking multiple wives, sometimes in the thousands. Women Shall Not Rule is a fascinating history of the imperial wives and concubines, especially in light of the greatest challenges to polygamous harmony?rivalry between women and their attempts to engage in politics. Keith McMahon, a leading expert... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 94.99
The first English anthology on China?s New Left in a global context, this book presents the history, background, and the focuses of the most critical force in contemporary China. Well-versed in Chinese history and its global connections, the writers provide well documented and insightful perspectives on China?s pursuit of a path radically different... more...