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China

  • Comics Art in Chinaby John A. Lent; Xu Ying

    University Press of Mississippi 2017; US$ 30.00

    The definitive book about cartoons, picture books, comics, and animation in mainland China more...

  • Emptiness and Fullnessby Susanne Bregnbæk; Mikkel Bunkenborg

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 29.95

    As critical voices question the quality, authenticity, and value of people, goods, and words in post-Mao China, accusations of emptiness render things open to new investments of meaning, substance, and value. Exploring the production of lack and desire through fine-grained ethnography, this volume examines how diagnoses of emptiness operate in a range... more...

  • Japanese for Sinologistsby Prof. Dr. Joshua A. Fogel

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 69.95

    For many years it has been known that scholars of Chinese history and culture must keep abreast of scholarship in Japan, but the great majority have found that to be difficult. Japanese for Sinologists is the first textbook dedicated to helping Sinologists learn to read scholarly Japanese writing on China. It includes essays by eminent scholars,... more...

  • China’s Last Jesuitby Amanda C. R. Clark

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 49.28

    This pivot chronicles the life of Charles McCarthy, a San Francisco native and Jesuit missionary to China, and tells the unique and compelling story of a young man who experienced confinement under the Japanese occupation, followed shortly by imprisonment by the Chinese Communists in the 1950’s. Through a study of McCarthy’s unique epistolary exchanges,... more...

  • The Maritime Defence of Chinaby Y.H. Teddy Sim

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 99.71

    This edited volume explores the larger maritime and security environment during and beyond the time of Chinese military general Qi Jiguang’s enterprise. While serving as a historiography and biography of Qi Jiguang, the book also elaborates on the doctrinal applications of his ideas. Essays in this volume contribute to the field of China studies in... more...

  • India and China in the Colonial Worldby Madhavi Thampi

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    India and China in the Colonial World brings together thirteen essays by eminent Indian and Chinese scholars as well as young researchers who look at the multidimensional interaction between the two countries. This interaction was of many kinds and took place at various levels. This volume casts new light on some of the problems that have confronted... more...

  • Education in the New Chinaby Yvonne Turner; Amy Acker

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    The effects of the de-regulation of the Chinese university system have been nothing short of spectacular. For the first time since 1949, students possessing neither gifted intellect nor political connections have been able to share in the benefits of higher education, while a flood of international educators have opened up a previously cloistered... more...

  • Christianity and the Transformation of Physical Education and Sport in Chinaby Huijie Zhang; Fan Hong; Fuhua Huang

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 19.95

    Despite the popularity of sport in contemporary China, the practice of physical education is not indigenous to its culture. Strenuous physical activity was traditionally linked to low class and status in the pre-modern Chinese society. The concept of modern PE was introduced to China by Western Christian missionaries and directors of the Young Men’s... more...

  • The National Games and National Identity in Chinaby Liu Li; Fan Hong

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 19.95

    The history of China’s National Games reflects both the transformation of elite sport in China and wider Chinese society. This is the first book to describe the origins and development of the National Games through their dynamic relationship with Chinese politics, nationalism and identity in the modern era. Looking specifically at the role of the... more...

  • Reinventing the Methodology of Studying Contemporary Chinaby Peter Kien-hong YU

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 137.54

    This book illustrates how the one-dot theory, which is a dialectical study, is well suited to describing, explaining and inferring contemporary China’s past, present and future. It argues that since October 1949, the field of contemporary China studies has been dominated by modified and abandoned non-dialectical theories and models. It also challenges... more...