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  • Evolution of Powerby Xiaobing Li; Xiansheng Tian

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 124.99

    Evolution of Power: China's Struggle, Survival, and Success , edited by Xiaobing Li and Xiansheng Tian, brings together scholars from multiple disciplines to provide a comprehensive look at China?s rapid socio-economic transformation and the dramatic changes in its political institution and culture. more...

  • Cold Peaceby Jeff M. Smith

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 44.99

    Jeff M. Smith?s Cold Peace: China?India Rivalry in the Twenty-Century updates and deepens our understanding of China-India relations by unraveling the complex layers of the contemporary rivalry between the two nations. Smith draws from his unique field research in key locations in the region as well as 100 interviews with experts, government... more...

  • Chinaby Joseph W. Esherick; C.X. George Wei

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    The Qing dynasty was China?s last, and it created an empire of unprecedented size and prosperity. However in 1911 the empire collapsed within a few short months, and China embarked on a revolutionary course that lasted through most of the twentieth century. The 1911 Revolution ended two millennia of imperial rule and established the Republic of China,... more...

  • China's Security Interests in the Post-Cold War Eraby Dr Russell Ong; Russell Ong

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Concentrates on the economic and political aspects of China's security agenda, which have, to a certain extent, been given less prominence in most security studies on China. more...

  • Dictionary of Chinese Historyby Michael Dillon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 205.00

    First Published in 1979. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Military Collapse of China's Ming Dynasty, 1618-44by Kenneth M. Swope

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    This book examines the military collapse of China?s Ming Dynasty to a combination of foreign and domestic foes. The Ming?s defeat was a highly surprising development, not least because as recently as in the 1590s the Ming had managed to defeat a Japanese force considered to be perhaps the most formidable of its day when the latter attempted to subjugate... more...

  • China's Changing Trade Elasticitiesby Jahangir Aziz; Xiangming Li

    International Monetary Fund 2007; US$ 9.00

    China's sectoral trade composition, product quality mix, and import content of processing exports have all changed substantially during the past decade. This has rendered trade elasticities estimated using aggregate data highly unstable, with more recent data pointing to significantly higher demand and price elasticities. Sectoral differences in these... more...

  • The Origins of the Boxer Warby Lanxin Xiang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This is the first book to provide a panoramic view of the origins of the Boxer War. Comprehensively examining this historical conundrum of the 20th century from a detached perspective, the book is based on ten years of exhaustive research of both unpublished and published materials from all nine countries involved. Analysing the misunderstanding between... more...

  • Sino-Russian Relationsby R.K.I. Quested

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 300.00

    This book provides a systematic history of Sino-Russian relations, a history which is invaluable in forming an understanding of relations between the two nations today. Becoming neighbours in the seventeenth century, their changing relations in peace and war, in isolation, cooperation and confrontation have steadily assumed a greater importance in... more...

  • Geschichte Chinas 1279-1949by Sabine Dabringhaus

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 26.38

    Sabine Dabringhaus presents 700 years of Chinese history, from the Yuan Dynasty to Mao?s rise to power. She addresses key topics in research, including the Chinese state, questions about periodization and interpretation, China?s foreign relations and social structure, as well as modernization, reform, and revolution. An updated bibliography... more...