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  • China Risingby David SG Goodman; Gerald Segal

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 68.95

    This refreshing analysis approaches the issue of China's potential power on the international stage within the context of its relationships with other international actors, examining the effect such a large power will have on world-wide decisions. more...

  • Opium Warsby Frank Sanello; W. Travis Hanes III

    Sourcebooks 2004; US$ 19.99

    In this tragic and powerful story, the two Opium Wars of 18391842 and 18561860 between Britain and China are recounted for the first time through the eyes of the Chinese as well as the Imperial West. Opium entered China during the Middle Ages when Arab traders brought it into China for medicinal purposes. As it took hold as a recreational drug, opium... more...

  • Li Shi Min, Founding the Tang Dynastyby Hing Ming Hung

    Algora Publishing 2013; US$ 22.95

    Li Shi Min, Emperor Taizong of the Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907), is regarded as the greatest emperor in Chinese history. He conquered the powerful Eastern Turkic Khanate and other khanates in the north and northwest, making China the greatest empire in Asia. Under his reign China entered into a period of peace and prosperity. more...

  • China Liveby Mike Chinoy

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 18.99

    China Live offers a unique insider's view of two of the most important forces shaping our era?the rise of global satellite news and the rise of China. Exploring not only how events shape television, but how TV can shape the news as it unfolds, CNN Hong Kong bureau chief Mike Chinoy recounts his experiences in key political conflicts around the... more...

  • 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... more...

  • Sino-Japanese Relations After the Cold Warby Michael Yahuda

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This textbook will explore in detail the ways in which politics has shaped the thinking about history and identity in both China and Japan and explain the role political leadership in each country has played in shaping their respective nationalisms. Michael Yahuda traces the evolution of the relationship over the two decades against the framework... 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$ 44.95

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

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    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. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 230.00

    First published in 1958 this volume translates and places in historical context a number of private documents, which explain what the Opium War felt like on the Chinese side. more...