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- Casemate Publishers 2015; US$ 14.99
The infamous Rape of Nanjing looms like a dark shadow over the history of Asia in the twentieth century, and is among the most widely recognized chapters of World War II in China. By contrast, the story of the month-long campaign before this notorious massacre has never been told in its entirety. Nanjing 1937 by Peter Harmsen fills this gap. ... more...
- Earnshaw Books 2012; US$ 11.99
Shanghai in the 1930s was one of the world's most dangerous cities, with kidnappings and murders as daily occurrences. British police officer E. W. Peters of the Shanghai Municipal Police leads the way down the city's dark lanes and alleys, through a crime-ridden underworld of brothels, opium dens, and gambling parlors. This often riotous, true-crime... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
Faked in China is a critical account of the cultural challenge faced by China following its accession to the World Trade Organization in 2001. It traces the interactions between nation branding and counterfeit culture, two manifestations of the globalizing Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) regime that give rise to competing visions for the nation.... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 29.99
On the eve of WWII, the foreign-controlled port of Shanghai was the rendezvous for the twentieth century's most outlandish adventurers, all under the watchful eye of the fabulously wealthy Sir Victor Sassoon. ?? Emily Hahn was a legendary New Yorker writer who would cover China for nearly fifty years, and play an integral part in opening Asia up... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 49.00 US$ 39.20
A study of the growth of semi-personal Chinese armies and the rise of militarists to a position that permitted them to seize power upon the breakdown of the monarchic system. It traces the modernization of the land forces of the Chinese Empire and evaluates progress attained up to the establishment of the Republic in 1912. Ralph Powell is on leave... more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 65.00
This is the first study of its kind to provide such a broadly comparative and in-depth analysis of children and empire. Youth and Empire brings to light new research and new interpretations on two relatively neglected fields of study: the history of imperialism in East and South East Asia and, more pointedly, the influence of childhood?and children's... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99
This empirical case study of the current transformation of Chinese agriculture explores the role of property institutions, peasant differentiation, and rural politics in the formation of a market for agricultural land?a crucial step in the transition from smallholder farming to large commercial enterprises. more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 94.99
Ethnic China examines the ongoing minority protests in China from the perspective of Chinese-American scholars in fields ranging from economics to anthropology.The contributors introduce and explore policy patterns, political systems, and social institutions by identifying key issues in Chinese government, society, and ethnic community contained... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 16.99
Master the many styles of Wing Chun Kung Fu with this expert martial arts guide. With the fame of Bruce Lee, the conditions in Hong Kong, and the hard work and effort of many of his classmates, the Wing Chun of the late master Yip Man became one of the most well-known and popular Chinese martial arts in the world. Although this gave Wing Chun international... more...