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  • China in Revolution: Yenan Way Revisitedby Mark Selden

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    Originally published in the early 1970s, The Yenan Way in Revolutionary China has proved to be one of the most significant and enduring books published in the field. In this new critical edition of that seminal work, Mark Selden revisits the central themes therein and reconsiders them in light of major new theoretical and documentary understandings... more...

  • The Political Economy of Chinese Developmentby Mark Selden

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    The first edition of "The Political Economy of Chinese Socialism" reconceptualized the political economy of China by highlighting the changing character of urban-rural and state-society conflicts in the era of Mao Zedong's leadership and in the contemporary post-Mao reforms. The economic and social crises that engulfed China - and indeed much of the... more...

  • Islands of Discontentby Laura Hein; Mark Selden

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 49.99

    Examining contemporary Okinawan culture, politics, and historical memory, this book traces the dynamic reconstruction and reframing of Okinawan identity. The contributors explore the cultural and political expression that has flowered in the past decade with the vigorous growth of local museums and memorials and of the popularity of distinctive Okinawan... more...

  • The Transition to Socialism in China (Routledge Revivals)by Mark Selden; Victor Lippit

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1982. The dramatic changes in policy and theory following the death of Chairman Mao in 1976 and the publication of the most extensive official and unofficial data on the Chinese economy and society in twenty years both necessitated and made possible a thorough reconsideration of the full range of issues pertaining to the political... more...

  • Chinese Societyby Elizabeth J. Perry; Mark Selden

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    This bestselling introduction to Chinese society uses the themes of resistance and protest to explore the complexity of life in contemporary China. An interdisciplinary and international team of China scholars draw on perspectives from sociology, anthropology, psychology, history and political science and covers a broad range of issues. Topics covered... more...

  • War and State Terrorismby Mark Selden; Alvin Y. So

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 39.99

    Tracing the course of conflicts throughout Asia in the past century, this groundbreaking volume is the first to explore systematically the nexus of war and state terrorism. Challenging states' definitions of terrorism, which routinely exclude their own behavior, the book focuses especially on the nature of Japanese and American wars and crimes of war.... more...

  • Living with the Bomb: American and Japanese Cultural Conflicts in the Nuclear Ageby Laura E. Hein; Mark Selden

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    The development and use of the atomic bombs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki number among the formative national experiences for both Japanese and Americans as well as for 20th-century Japan-US relations. This volume explores the way in which the bomb has shaped the self-image of both peoples. more...

  • The Atomic Bomb: Voices from Hiroshima and Nagasakiby Kyoko Iriye Selden; Mark Selden

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This collection of factual reports, short stories, poems and drawings expresses in a deeply personal voice the devastating effects of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. more...

  • Censoring History: Perspectives on Nationalism and War in the Twentieth Centuryby Laura E. Hein; Mark Selden

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    Considering the great influence textbooks have as interpreters of history, politics and culture to future generations of citizens, it is no surprise that they generate considerable controversy. Focusing largely on textbook treatment of lingering - and sometimes explosive - tensions originating in World War II, "Censoring History" addresses issues of... more...

  • The Resurgence of East Asiaby Giovanni Arrighi; Takeshi Hamashita; Mark Selden

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 65.95

    The East Asian expansion since the 1960s stands out as a global power shift with few historical precedents. The Resurgence of East Asia examines the rise of the region as one of the world's economic power centres from three temporal perspectives: 500 years, 150 years and 50 years, each denoting an epoch in regional and world history and providing... more...