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- 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...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 99.99
This second edition of the Historical Dictionary of the Chinese Civil War studies the longer, broader war and its chronology carefully tracks the major events. The introduction then provides a broad overview, describing the contending forces, and showing how the Communists come out on top. The details, and these are crucial, are laid out in over... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 32.95
Making full use of significant new sources in Chinese-language materials, U.S. Naval Academy professor Maochun Yu provides Western readers with the first detailed account of military and intelligence operations conducted inside China by foreign powers between 1937 and 1945. He also addresses the profound impact of these operations upon China's nationalism,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 35.95
Morris Rossabi is Distinguished Professor of History at City University of New York and Adjunct Professor at Columbia University. Born in Alexandria, Egypt, he received a Ph.D. in Chinese and Central Asian History at Columbia University. He is the author of many books on Asian history, including Modern Mongolia: From Khans to Commissars... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 14.95
In 1908 at the age of two, Henry Pu Yi ascended to become the last emperor of the centuries-old Manchu dynasty. After revolutionaries forced Pu Yi to abdicate in 1911, the young emperor lived for thirteen years in Peking?s Forbidden City, but with none of the power his birth afforded him. The remainder of Pu Yi?s life was lived out in a topsy-turvy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 68.95
China's dramatic economic growth since the 1970s has seemed inexorable. The resulting rise in international profile has provoked a lively argument regarding the fundamental economic and strategic challenges to the rest of the world that China now presents. China Rising examines the extent to which that country's future foreign policy stance may be... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2013; US$ 8.99
From the beginnings of Chinese prehistory right through to internet censorship, a comprehensive introduction to the sprawling history of this enormous country An absorbing introduction to more than 4,000 years of Chinese history, this book tells the stories of the tyrants, despots, femmes fatales, artists, warriors, and philosophers who have shaped... more...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 34.99
This edited volume examines the new concept of 'building harmonious society' proposed by the Chinese leadership under Hu Jintao, its important implications for the future of Chinese political development, and some major issues and questions in China's academic and public debate on the search for a harmonious society. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 21.99
The Human Tradition in Premodern China is a collection of biographical essays revealing the variety and complexity of human experience in China from the earliest historical times to the dawn of the modern age. more...