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China

  • Buddhism Between Tibet and Chinaby Matthew Kapstein

    Wisdom Publications 2014; Not Available

    Exploring the long history of cultural exchange between 'the Roof of the World' and 'the Middle Kingdom,' Buddhism Between Tibet and China features a collection of noteworthy essays that probe the nature of their relationship, spanning from the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907 CE) to the present day. Annotated and contextualized by noted scholar Matthew Kapstein... more...

  • Buddhism Between Tibet and Chinaby Matthew Kapstein

    Wisdom Publications 2014; Not Available

    Exploring the long history of cultural exchange between 'the Roof of the World' and 'the Middle Kingdom,' Buddhism Between Tibet and China features a collection of noteworthy essays that probe the nature of their relationship, spanning from the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907 CE) to the present day. Annotated and contextualized by noted scholar Matthew Kapstein... more...

  • Buddhism Between Tibet and Chinaby Matthew Kapstein

    Wisdom Publications 2014; US$ 34.95

    Exploring the long history of cultural exchange between 'the Roof of the World' and 'the Middle Kingdom,' Buddhism Between Tibet and China features a collection of noteworthy essays that probe the nature of their relationship, spanning from the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907 CE) to the present day. Annotated and contextualized by noted scholar Matthew Kapstein... more...

  • Shanghai, Past and Presentby Niv Horesh

    Sussex Academic Press 2014; US$ 32.99

    This book sets out to explain how Shanghai emerged from relative obscurity in 1842 to become one of the world?s best-known finance and industry hubs. As China?s largest city, Shanghai today plays a central economic role, much as it did in the 1920s. The author provides a concise diachronic survey of the economic history of modern Shanghai, setting... more...

  • Environmental History in East Asiaby Tsui-jung Liu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    As environmental history has developed as growing sub-discipline within the study of history, great emphasis has been placed on the importance of adopting an interdisciplinary approach. Indeed, as Environmental History in East Asia shows, by drawing on research and methodologies from the fields of science, technology, geography, geology and ecology,... more...

  • Divided Dynamismby John J. Metzler

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 32.99

    Divided Dynamism presents a comprehensive review of the political and unification policies of separated nations. Metzler provides an invaluable record of the dynamics of modern politics in the post-Cold War era. This book also explores the lessons learned from Germany?s reunification and what this means for both Korea and China. more...

  • China, Arms Control, and Non-Proliferationby Wendy Frieman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    China, Arms Control, and Non-Proliferation is an empirically and conceptually path-breaking book that documents China's participation in international arms control and non-proliferation regimes from 1985 to 2001. The book focuses on the distinction between US expectations of Chinese compliance, which China has not always met, and international standards,... more...

  • Impact of Globalization on the Local Press in Chinaby Shixin Ivy Zhang

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    This is an essential read for Chinese journalism. China has the world?s largest newspaper market, and globalization impacts many aspects of newspapers in China, ranging from press policies, press ownership, corporate strategies, newsroom structure, news production routine, to individual journalists and ethical issues. more...

  • Harmonious Interventionby Chiung-Chiu Huang; Chih-yu Shih

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Two major features of international relations at the beginning of the 21st century are global governance and an ascendant China. Whether or not China will ultimately sinicize global governance or become assimilated into global norms remains both a theoretical and a practical challenge. This book offers an understanding of China’s intervention... more...

  • Regulating Prostitution in Chinaby Elizabeth Remick

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    In the early decades of the twentieth century, prostitution was one of only a few fates available to women and girls besides wife, servant, or factory worker. At the turn of the century, cities across China began to register, tax, and monitor prostitutes, taking different forms in different cities. Intervention by way of prostitution regulation connected... more...