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- Scribner 2013; US$ 15.00
Four Sisters of Hofei is an intimate encounter with Chinese history, told through the collective memory and stories of four sisters born between 1908 and 1924, and with the benefit of the extraordinary knowledge of Yale historian Annping Chin. Now in their late eighties and early nineties, the Chang sisters lived through a century of historic change... 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, fueled by generalizations such as ?China has five thousand years of history,? ?China was a Confucian society,? ?Chinese women were victims,? ?China is a communist country,? and many... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
This book offers an assessment of the naval policies of emerging naval powers, and the implications for maritime security relations and the global maritime order. Since the end of the Cold War, China, Japan, India and Russia have begun to challenge the status quo with the acquisition of advanced naval capabilities. The emergence of rising naval... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 63.95
Global popular culture and big business have revolutionised the East in a generation. Football, Sport of the masses and now commercial super power, has travelled with this tide of change in the East in its own right. The development of football as a major participatory sport in Japan, Korea and China makes it an ideal case study for analysis of... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
If the twentieth century was the American century, then the twenty-first century belongs to China. Now the one and only Jim Rogers shows how any investor can get in on the ground floor of ?the greatest economic boom since England?s Industrial Revolution.? In this indispensable new book, one of the world?s most successful investors, Jim Rogers, brings... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 14.95
This edition goes beyond others that largely leave readers to their own devices in understanding this cryptic work, by providing an entrÚe into the text that parallels the traditional Chinese way of approaching it: alongside Slingerland's exquisite rendering of the work are his translations of a selection of classic Chinese commentaries that shed... more...
- HarperCollins 2008; US$ 11.99
A haunting and illuminating true story of growing up in the turbulent early years of modern China. In this exceptional memoir, Charles N. Li brings into focus the growth pains of a nation undergoing torturous rebirth and offers an intimate understanding of the intricate, subtle, and yet all-powerful traditions that bind the Chinese family. Born near... more...
- HarperCollins 2008; US$ 12.99
The New York Times bestselling author of 1421 offers another stunning reappraisal of history, presenting compelling new evidence that traces the roots of the European Renaissance to Chinese exploration in the fifteenth century. The brilliance of the Renaissance laid the foundation of the modern world. Textbooks tell us that it came about as a result... more...
- ECW Press 2007; US$ 11.95
A Communist doctor of great dedication, Li Qunying undoubtedly had fewer ghosts behind her than others,áyet her life was in many ways ill-fated as she struggled to exist through vast political turmoil?the Anti-Japanese War, the Civil War, the Korean War, more...
- The Floating Press 1922; US$ 6.99
From the author: My aim, after summarizing the sociology of the Chinese as a prerequisite to the understanding of their ideas and sentiments, and dealing as fully as possible, consistently with limitations of space (limitations which have necessitated the presentation of a very large and intricate topic in a highly compressed form), with the philosophy... more...