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  • China's Policies on Its Borderlands and the International Implicationsby Yufan Hao; Bill K.P. Chou

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 131.00

    This book examines the interplay of two sets of policies: the Chinese government's policies to its borderlands and international relations. It proposes a conceptual framework and argues that China's policymakers fail to make complete use of the opportunities in the borderlands for accomplishing foreign policymakers' agenda to strengthen... more...

  • Looking North, Looking Southby Anne-Marie Brady

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 130.00

    "Looking North, Looking South" brings together the works of leading China, Taiwan, and Pacific politics specialists analysing a topic of growing importance: China and Taiwan's ever-growing involvement in the South Pacific. There is no doubt that China is on the rise in Asia, Africa, South America, the Caribbeans, and even the Antarctica... more...

  • Traps Embraced or Escapedby Carl Mosk

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 120.00

    This book explores economic development in East Asia between 1870 and 1953 in terms of escaping or succumbing to four interrelated traps: demographic; political; economic; and, cultural. Demographic traps include Malthusian traps and poor health and longevity (measured by anthropometric indicators and life expectancy). Political traps include both... more...

  • Encyclopaedia Sinicaby Samuel Couling

    BRILL 2007; US$ 252.00

    Couling?s work, published in 1917, covered so much ground with such accuracy and consistency that it has become established as an essential tool for scholars wishing to understand how the new China was seen and interpreted at the time. more...

  • The History of Chinaby David Curtis Wright

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 50.00

    This book presents an informative introduction to China's past and present, from traditional accounts of its beginnings more than 3,000 years ago to its modern emergence as a first-world nation. more...

  • CROSS-TAIWAN STRAITS RELATIONS SINCE 1979by Kevin G. Cai

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 178.00

    With Taiwan's Kuomintang (KMT) regaining power from the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on May 20, 2008, both Beijing and Taipei have been adjusting their policies toward each other. However, these recent changes can be seen as part of the overall ongoing process of policy adjustment in both Beijing and Taipei in response to changing domestic... more...

  • HANDBOOK OF CONTEMPORARY CHINAby William S. Tay; Alvin Y. So

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 192.00

    Handbook of Contemporary China is a convenient reference in one single volume that offers comprehensive overviews of crucial cultural dimensions and key institutions of China. The Handbook covers a wide range of topics including: development model, politics, society, law, population, ethnicity, foreign relations, environment, urbanization, higher education,... more...

  • The Empress and Mrs. Congerby Grant Hayter-Menzies

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2011; US$ 35.00

    In winter 1902, in the ruins of post-Boxer Uprising Beijing, two women from two different worlds joined hands in friendship—the former concubine and legendary tyrant Empress Dowager Cixi, and the Midwest-born, devoutly Christian diplomat’s wife Sarah Pike Conger. Together, they made history. more...

  • Chinaby John Keay

    Basic Books 2009; US$ 21.99

    An authoritative history of five millennia of Chinese history more...

  • Sun Yat-Sen, Nanyang and the 1911 Revolutionby Lee Lai To; Lee Hock Guan

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2011; US$ 72.90

    In view of the 100th anniversary of the 1911 Revolution and Sun Yat-sen's relations with the Nanyang communities, the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies and the Chinese Heritage Centre came together to host a two-day bilingual conference on the three-way relationships between Sun Yat-sen, Nanyang and the 1911 Revolution in October 2010 in Singapore.... more...