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  • Collective Killings in Rural China during the Cultural Revolutionby Yang Su

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 24.00

    This book is the first to systematically document and analyze the atrocities surrounding the Cultural Revolution in China. 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...

  • Continuing the Revolutionby John Bryan Starr

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    The author investigates the internal logic and evolution of Mao's theory in terms of various themes. Beginning with a consideration of conflict, which in Mao's view is a given and permanent component of society, Professor Starr then takes up the individual concepts of knowledge and action, authority, class and class conflict, organization, participation... more...

  • Das asiatische Jahrhundertby Karl H. Pilny

    Campus Verlag 2005; US$ 9.10

    Schon jetzt boomt der Handel zwischen China und Japan in nie gekanntem Ausmaß.Werden wir das Entstehen einer asiatischen Großmacht erleben oder drohen schwelende Konflikte aufzubrechen, die weltweite Konsequenzen haben können? Karl H. Pilny macht die wirtschaftlichen und politischen Entwicklungen in Ostasien verständlich. Ein Buch, das erstmals die... more...

  • Demystifying Chinaby Naomi Standen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 25.99

    For westerners, China?s history is often reduced to a choice between timeless Confucian ideals or incomprehensible barbarisms such as footbinding or mass slaughter. This engaging and deeply knowledgeable book vigorously counters such oversimplifications. In concise and accessible style, China experts present cutting-edge research in an accessible... more...

  • Deng Xiaoping: A Revolutionary Lifeby Alexander V. Pantsov; Steven I. Levine

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 25.99

    Deng Xiaoping joined the Chinese Communist movement as a youth and rose in its ranks to become an important lieutenant of Mao's from the 1930s onward. Two years after Mao's death in 1976, Deng became the de facto leader of the Chinese Communist Party and the prime architect of China's post-Mao reforms. Abandoning the Maoist socio-economic... 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...

  • Discos and Democracyby Orville Schell

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 19.00

    In this arresting chronicle of one tumultuous year in China's love-hate relationship with the West, Orville Schell brings us a revealing analysis of the Chinese reform movement. more...

  • Discovering History in Chinaby Paul A Cohen

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 31.99

    Since its first publication, Paul A. Cohen's Discovering History in China has occupied a singular place in American China scholarship. Translated into three East Asian languages, the volume has become essential to the study of China from the early nineteenth century to today. Cohen critiques the work of leading postwar scholars and is especially... more...

  • The Domestic Sources of China's Foreign Policyby Lai Hongyi

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    As China?s political and economic influence in the world is rapidly increasing, it is essential to understand how China?s domestic politics affects its foreign political and economic policy. This book offers an accessible, informative and up-to-date systemic analysis of the foreign policy of China. Where mainstream literature on international relations... more...