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- Verso Books 2016; US$ 29.95
What must China do to become truly democratic and equitable? This question animates most progressive debates on China, and in China?s Twentieth Century , the country?s leading critic Wang Hui tackles it by looking to the past. Beginning with the birth of modern politics in the 1911 revolution, China?s Twentieth Century tracks the flourishing of... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 64.35
Es ist seit langem bekannt, dass chinesische Ortsnamen aus der Kaiserzeit nicht selten Schriftzeichen enthalten, die ?Frieden?, ?Harmonie?, ?Wohlstand? und ähnliches verheißen. Weniger bekannt ist hingegen, dass solche Namen vielfach in knapper Form ein regelrechtes politisches Programm signalisieren. Kombinationen wie Guihua (?Sich der Veränderung... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 70.00
What can we learn about modern Chinese history by reading a marginalized set of materials from a widely neglected period? In Republican Lens , Joan Judge retrieves and revalorizes the vital brand of commercial culture that arose in the period surrounding China?s 1911 Revolution. Dismissed by high-minded ideologues of the late 1910s and largely overlooked... more...
- Stanford University Press 1998; US$ 60.00
As analysis of the revenue available to Qing garrisons in Xinjiang reveals, imperial control over the region in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries depended upon sizeable yearly subsidies from China. In an effort to satisfy criticism of their expansion into Xinjiang and make the territory pay for itself, the Qing court permitted local authorities... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2015; Not Available
In December 1903 a British army marched over the Himalayas to counter a non-existent Russian threat and was confronted by a medieval Tibetan army ordered to stop it by non-violent means. It was a clash between the mightiest political power in the world and the weakest. Leading the mission was the charismatic Francis Younghusband. Commanding the... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2015; US$ 50.00
By comparing peasant revolutions in Hunan and Jiangxi between 1926 and 1934, Revolutions as Organizational Change offers a new organizational perspective on peasant revolutions. Utilizing newly available historical materials in the Peoples Republic of China in the reform era, it challenges the established view that the great Chinese revolution... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 38.99
This book brings a fresh understanding to cross-cultural Sino-Indian encounters, elucidating for the first time significant changes in the religious, commercial, and diplomatic interactions between the two countries. more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2016; Not Available
The Chinese dream is elusive. Pick two people among China's 1.4 billion and they're just as likely to be a BMW-driving urban professional as they are to be a farmer who squeaks by on less than a dollar a day. The Chinese dream works out differently for everyone - and you don't need to be Chinese to have one. One day in the spring of 2012, Rob Schmitz... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2015; Not Available
In December 1903 a British army marched over the Himalayas to counter a non-existent Russian threat and was confronted by a medieval Tibetan army ordered to stop it by non-violent means. It was a clash between the mightiest political power in the world and the weakest. Leading the mission was the charismatic Francis Younghusband. Commanding... more...