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- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 136.00
The latest volume in Joseph Needham's magisterial revelation of China's premodern and technological traditions introduces medicine. Five essays are included by Joseph Needham and Lu Gwei-djen, edited and expanded upon by the editor, Nathan Sivin. Professor Sivin's introduction discusses the essays and surveys recent scholarship across the world. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 50.00
David Meyer traces Hong Kong's history from its foundations to its handover to China in 1997. Throughout this period, Hong Kong has been pivotal as a meeting place of Chinese and foreign social networks. The author is optimistic for its future, challenging those who predict its decline under Chinese rule. more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95
This volume evaluates the dual roles of war and modernity in the transformation of twentieth-century Chinese identity. The contributors, all leading researchers, argue that war, no less than revolution, deserves attention as a major force in the making of twentieth-century Chinese history. more...
- University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95
The most feared man in China, Dai Li, was chief of Chiang Kai-shek's secret service during World War II. This sweeping biography of "China's Himmler," based on recently opened intelligence archives, traces Dai's rise from obscurity as a rural hooligan and Green Gang blood-brother to commander of the paramilitary units of the Blue Shirts and of the... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 25.95
This is the as-told-to political autobiography of Phüntso Wangye (Phünwang), one of the most important Tibetan revolutionary figures of the twentieth century. Phünwang began his activism in school, where he founded a secret Tibetan Communist Party. He was expelled in 1940, and for the next nine years he worked to organize a guerrilla uprising against... more...
- University of California Press 1974; US$ 12.95
This book is addressed to the question, How did the Chinese Communist revolution succeed? It covers a rather long span of time, roughly from 1934 to 1943, because during this time the winning strategy was formulated, applied, and the final victory was nearly assured. It seeks to answer several questions which are directly subsumed under the principal... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2005; US$ 41.95
The People's Republic of China (PRC) is an emerging world power, and yet is a state that must deal with the liabilities and opportunities of globalization. While integrating with the world economy, the PRC has had to articulate a defined role for itself as a world power. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2005; US$ 24.95
The relationship between Taiwan and China is a paradox. On the one hand, the two economies are becoming increasingly integrated, but on the other hand, the long-running and changing political dispute between the two governments remains unresolved. more...
- Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 144.99
Traces the complex history of Sino-Soviet relations during the critical anti-Japanese period, shedding new light on the diplomacy of Chiang Kai-shek and the Nationalists and the inner history of Chinese Communist relations with the USSR. more...