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- Stanford University Press 1991; US$ 30.95
In the early twentieth century, the Chinese state made strenuous efforts to broaden and deepen its authority over rural society. This book is an ambitious attempt to offer both a method and a framework for analyzing Chinese social history in the state-making era. The author constructs a prismatic view of village-level society that shows how marketing,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95
Decolonization brings together the most cutting-edge thinking by major historians of decolonization, including previously unpublished essays and writings by leaders of decolonizing countries including Ho Chi-Minh and Jawaharlal Nehru. The chapters in this volume present a move away from Western analysis of decolonizaton and instead move towards... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 48.95
China?s history tends to be studied from a national perspective only. The Global and Regional in China?s Nation-Formation attempts to train our eyes to see the picture of China less as a self-contained entity, a "geobody", than as part of a broader set of global and regional processes; from the "outside-in". It covers the major historical problems... more...
- University of Chicago Press 1996; US$ 27.50
Prasenjit Duara offers the first systematic account of the relationship between the nation-state, nationalism, and the concept of linear history. Focusing primarily on China and including discussion of India, Duara argues that many historians of postcolonial nation-states have adopted a linear, evolutionary history of the Enlightenment/colonial model.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 40.99
In this powerful and provocative book, Prasenjit Duara uses the intriguing case of Manchukuo_the Japanese puppet state in northeast China from 1932-1945_to explore how such antinomies as imperialism and nationalism, modernity and tradition, and governmentality and exploitation interacted in the post-World War I period. He argues that Manchukuo, as... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 38.99
This book brings a fresh understanding to cross-cultural Sino-Indian encounters, elucidating for the first time significant changes in the religious, commercial, and diplomatic interactions between the two countries. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 200.95
A Companion to Global Historical Thought provides an in-depth overview of the development of historical thinking from the earliest times to the present, across the world, directly addressing the issues of historical thought in a globalized context. Provides an overview of the development of historical thinking from the earliest times to the present,... more...