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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 196.00
1984 marked a low point in East-West relations. NATO?s deployment of medium-range nuclear missiles in Western Europe as well as the announcement of the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) led to a ratcheting up of tensions. The CDE, a conference that sought to build confidence and promote disarmament, first convened in Stockholm in 1984,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
This book relates the experiences of the zanryu-hojin - the Japanese civilians, mostly women and children, who were abandoned in Manchuria after the end of the Second World War when Japan?s puppet state in Manchuria ended, and when most Japanese who has been based there returned to Japan. Many zanryu-hojin survived in Chinese peasant families,... more...
- Hodder Education 2015; US$ 26.61
Give your students the best chance of success with this tried and tested series' combination of in-depth analysis, engaging narrative and accessibility. Access to History is the most popular, trusted and wide-ranging series for A-level History students. Each title: - Supports the content and assessment requirements of the 2015 A-level History... more...
- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 27.95
From 1885?1924, China underwent a period of acute political struggle and cultural change, brought on by a radical change in thought: after over 2,000 years of monarchical rule, the Chinese people stopped believing in the emperor. These forty years saw the collapse of Confucian political orthodoxy and the struggle among competing definitions of modern... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2008; US$ 35.00
The era between empire and communism is routinely portrayed as a catastrophic interlude in China's modern history, but this engagingly written book shows instead that the first half of the twentieth century witnessed a qualitatively unprecedented trend towards openness.Frank Dikotter argues that the years from 1900 to 1949 were characterised at... more...
- Andrews UK 2015; US$ 4.49
This book, filled with amazing facts and photographs, describes what life was like for people living in ancient China during the periods known as the Mythological, Historical and First Dynasty period of the Imperial era. It covers the Xia Dynasty, Shang Dynasty, Zhou Dynasty, Qin Dynasty and Han Dynasty with information about the emperors who ruled... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 49.99
This volume explores and explains sameness and difference between the United States and France in the matters of freedom of expression on the Internet, the management of the tensions that arise between freedom of expression and the right of privacy of public figures, the comparative role of interest groups in the regulation of Internet content in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
The United States and China are arguably the most globally consequential actors of the early twenty first century, and look set to remain so into the foreseeable future. This volume seeks to highlight that American images of China are responsible for constructing certain truths and realities about that country and its people. It also introduces the... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 29.95
Ancestral Leaves follows one family through six hundred years of Chinese history and brings to life the epic narrative of the nation, from the fourteenth century through the Cultural Revolution. The lives of the Ye family?"Ye" means "leaf" in Chinese?reveal the human side of the large-scale events that shaped modern China: the vast and destructive... more...