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  • Shanghai Policemanby E. W. Peters; Robert Bickers

    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...

  • Shanghai Grandby Taras Grescoe

    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...

  • Once Upon A Time in the Eastby Xiaolu Guo

    Random House 2017; US$ 23.96


  • Faked in Chinaby Fan Yang

    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...

  • Youth and Empireby David Pomfret

    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...

  • China's Agrarian Transitionby René Trappel

    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...

  • Ethnic Chinaby Xiaobing Li; Patrick Fuliang Shan; Lu Cao; Qiang Fang; Zhaohui Hong; Ting Jiang; Jieli Li; Xiaobing Li; Xiaoxiao Li; Xiaoyuan Liu; Yufeng Mao; Patrick Fuliang Shan; Xiansheng Tian; Linda Q. Wang; Guangqiu Xu; Jiamin Yan; Mei Zhou

    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...

  • Complete Wing Chunby Robert Chu; Rene Ritchie; Y. Wu

    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...

  • Paradoxes of Post-Mao Rural Reformby Frederick C. Teiwes; Warren Sun

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The decollectivization of Chinese agriculture in the early post-Mao period is widely recognized as a critical part of the overall reform program. But the political process leading to this outcome is poorly understood. A number of approaches have dominated the existing literature: 1) a power/policy struggle between Hua Guofeng?s alleged neo-Maoists... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Medieval Chinaby Victor Cunrui Xiong

    Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 179.99

    The Historical Dictionary of Medieval China fills an urgent need for a standard reference tailored to the interest of Western academics and readers. The history of medieval China is related through the book's introductory essay, maps, a table of Dynastic Periods, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on key people, historical... more...