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  • The Fall and Rise of Chinaby Paul U. Unschuld

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 24.95

     Today, China is a global power, home to the world?s fastest-growing economy and largest standing army?which makes it hard to believe that only 150 years ago, China was enduring defeats by Western imperial powers and neighboring Japan. For a time, the Middle Kingdom seemed like it was on the verge of being overtaken by foreign interests?but the... more...

  • Sino-Japanese Relations After the Cold Warby Michael Yahuda

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Since the end of the Cold War China and Japan have faced each other as powers of relatively equal strength for the first time in their long history. As the two great powers of East Asia the way they both compete and cooperate with each other and the way they conduct their relations in the new era will play a big part in the evolution of the region... more...

  • Beyond Complianceby Nicholas Cheremisinoff; Motasem B. Haddadin

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 175.00

    This book offers refineries a practical guide for implementing environmental management systems (EMS).The author, who has implemented hundreds of successful EMS programs throughout North America, Europe, Russia and the Middle East, provides a detailed explanation of what an EMS is and how it can benefit refinery operations in complying with environmental... more...

  • Leaves from My Chinese Scrapbookby Frederic Henry Balfour

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • China Risingby Yong Deng; Fei-Ling Wang

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 42.99

    This authoritative book provides a unique exploration of the complex and dynamic motivations behind Beijing's foreign policy. The authors focus on China's choices and calculations on issues such as the ruling Communist party-regime's interests, international status and image, nationalism, Taiwan, human rights, globalization, U.S. hegemony, international... more...

  • Bankers and Diplomats in China 1917-1925by Roberta Allbert Dayer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 1981. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Confucian China and its Modern Fateby Joseph R. Levenson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1958 These volumes analyze modern Chinese history and its inner process, from the pre-western plateau of Confucianism to the communist triumph, in the context of many themes: science, art, philosophy, religion and economic, political, and social change. Volume One includes: The critique of Idealism Science and Ch'ing empiricism... more...

  • North China and Japanese Expansion 1933-1937by Marjorie Dryburgh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This work draws on a wide range of Chinese and Japanese sources to analyse the uncertain loyalties and complex internal pressures that drove Sino-Japanese interaction in prewar north China. It examines the shifting understandings of the North China problem in its practical, political and moral aspects, and challenges existing assumptions concerning... more...

  • The Opium War Through Chinese Eyesby The Arthur Waley Estate; Arthur Waley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1958. This volume translates and places in the appropriate historical context a number of private documents, such as diaries, autobiographies and confessions, which explain what the Opium War felt like on the Chinese side. more...

  • Evolution of Powerby Xiaobing Li; Xiansheng Tian

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 119.99

    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...