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  • H.B. Morse, Customs Commissioner and Historian of Chinaby John King Fairbank; Martha Henderson Coolidge; Richard J. Smith

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Hosea Ballou Morse (1855-1934) sailed to China in 1874, and for the next thirty-five years he labored loyally in the Imperial Chinese Maritime Customs Service, becoming one of its most able commissioners and acquiring a deep knowledge of China's economy and foreign relations. After his retirement in 1909, Morse devoted himself to scholarship. He pioneered... more...

  • Heideggers verborgene Quellenby Reinhard May

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 21.41

    War Martin Heidegger tatsächlich ein Plagiator? Und wahrscheinlich mehr Plagiator als Genie? Tatsache ist, dass Heidegger in erheblichem Ausmaß taoistisches und zen-buddhistisches Gedankengut ohne Quellenhinweise in seine Philosophie übernommen hat. Die Aneignung wurde auch durch seine darauf abzielenden Gespräche mit chinesischen und japanischen Gelehrten... more...

  • Is the East Still Red?by Gary Blank

    John Hunt Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    Leftist observers of China's political economy, whether they are adulatory or dismissive, have fundamentally misunderstood the role of the market more...

  • Empires of Coalby Shellen Wu

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    From 1868?1872, German geologist Ferdinand von Richthofen went on an expedition to China. His reports on what he found there would transform Western interest in China from the land of porcelain and tea to a repository of immense coal reserves. By the 1890s, European and American powers and the Qing state and local elites battled for control over the... more...

  • Written in the Ruinsby Paul Chiasson

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 11.99

    Written in the Ruins investigates the ruins at St. Peters, in the southern part of Cape Breton Island, where amazing evidence supports a wild theory that could answer all the questions raised by the island?s curious, unresolved history: was it settled by the Chinese long before Europeans arrived? more...

  • Menschenrechte und Demokratie in Chinaby Reinhard Zöllner; Thoralf Klein

    Iudicium Verlag 2006; US$ 8.17

    Menschenrechte und Demokratie gehören zu den umstrittensten Themen in der politischen Entwicklung Chinas. Die Autoren loten aus historischer und politikwissenschaftlicher Sicht aus, welche Chancen bestehen, um sie in China zu verwirklichen. Jenseits der Frontstellung von westlich-universalistischen Menschenrechten und traditionellen ?asiatischen"... more...

  • Mao's Road to Powerby Stuart Schram; Timothy Cheek; Roderick MacFarquhar

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This eighth volume covers the period 1942 to 1945 when Mao asserted his status as the incarnation and symbol of the Chinese Revolution and the sinification of Marxism-Leninism. more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Chinese Cultural Revolutionby Guo Jian; Yongyi Song; Yuan Zhou

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 129.99

    This second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Chinese Cultural Revolution covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, glossary, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book... more...

  • Street of Eternal Happinessby Rob Schmitz

    Hodder & Stoughton 2016; US$ 24.99

    Shanghai: a global city in the midst of a renaissance, where dreamers arrive each day to partake in a mad torrent of capital, ideas and opportunity. Rob Schmitz is one of them. He immerses himself in his neighbourhood, forging relationships with ordinary people who see a brighter future in the city's sleek skyline. There's Zhao, whose path from factory... more...

  • The Art of War / The Book of Lord Shangby Sun Tzu; Shang Yang; Robert Wilkinson; Yuan Shibing; J.J.L. Duyvendak; Tom Griffith

    Wordsworth Editions Ltd 2012; US$ 4.49

    The two political works in this text are the product of a time of intense turmoil in Chinese history. Dating from an epoch in Chinese history known as the "Period of the Warring States" (4003 - 221 BC), they anticipate by nearly 2000 years Niccolo Machiavelli's treatises on the same subjects. more...