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China

  • Negotiating Rural Land Ownership in Southwest Chinaby Yi Wu

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 65.00

    Negotiating Rural Land Ownership in Southwest China offers the first comprehensive analysis of how China?s current system of land ownership has evolved over the past six decades. Based on extended fieldwork in Yunnan Province, the author explores how the three major rural actors?local governments, village communities, and rural households?have contested... more...

  • The Phoenix Yearsby Madeleine O'Dea

    Allen & Unwin 2016; US$ 20.99

    The transformation of modern China told through the eyes of its dissident artists and writers. more...

  • The Selected Poems of T'ao Ch'ienby Tao Chien; David Hinton

    Copper Canyon Press 2016; US$ 12.99

    The Selected Poems of T'ao Ch'ien brings into English some of the most important poetry in all of Chinese literature. more...

  • Fact in Fictionby Kristin Stapleton

    Stanford University Press 2016; Not Available

    Historical novels can be windows into other cultures and eras, but it's not always clear what's fact and what's fiction. Thousands have read Ba Jin's influential novel Family , but few realize how much he shaped his depiction of 1920s China to suit his story and his politics. In Fact in Fiction , Kristin Stapleton puts Ba Jin's bestseller into full... more...

  • China Coast Balladsby Shamus A'Rabbitt; Georgi "Sapajou" Sapojnikoff

    Earnshaw Books 2016; US$ 11.99

    A collection of poetryby poet laureate of the China Treaty Ports Shamus A'Rabbitand cartoons by Sapajou, this compilation offers a fresh perspective on the foreign experience in Old China. From A'Rabbit?s sharp and hilarious portrayals of travelers in the Orient to his bouncy and rhythmic satirical wit and distaste for hypocrisy and pretension, this... more...

  • Ballads of the Eastby Shamus A'Rabbitt; Georgi "Sapajou" Sapojnikoff

    Earnshaw Books 2016; US$ 13.99

    A collection of poetryby poet laureate of the China Treaty Ports Shamus A'Rabbitand cartoons by Sapajou, This compilation offers a fresh perspective on the foreign experience in Old China. From A'Rabbit?s sharp and hilarious portrayals of travelers in the Orient to his bouncy and rhythmic satirical wit and distaste for hypocrisy and pretension, this... more...

  • The Secret Behind "The Rape of Nanking"by Ryuho Okawa

    IRH Press 2016; US$ 8.99

    The story of ?the Nanking Massacre? was detailed in The Rape of Nanking by author Iris Chang. This bestselling book published half a century after the end of World War II received both criticism and acclaim. Academics as well as historical revisionists and nationalists questioned the book?s factual authenticity, which was criticized as ?factually... more...

  • Huang Di Nei Jing Ling Shuby Paul U. Unschuld

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 110.00 US$ 88.00

    The  Ling Shu , also known as the  Ling Shu Jing , is part of a unique and seminal trilogy of ancient Chinese medicine, together with the  Su Wen  and  Nan Jing . It constitutes the foundation of a two-thousand-year healing tradition that remains active to this day. Its therapeutic approach is based on a purely secular science of nature, with natural... more...

  • Britain's Imperial Retreat from China, 1900-1931by Phoebe Chow

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Britain?s relationship with China in the nineteenth and early twentieth century is often viewed in terms of gunboat diplomacy, unequal treaties, and the unrelenting pursuit of Britain?s own commercial interests. This book, however, based on extensive original research, demonstrates that in Britain after the First World War a combination of liberal,... more...

  • Ideography and Chinese Language Theoryby Timothy Michael O?Neill

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    This book examines the epistemological assumptions about language and writing that were persistent throughout the course of imperial Chinese history (with an emphasis on the Han dynasty, when the core theories were established) and critically compares them to the history of European discourse on the abstract notion of ideography (from Plato to Champollion).... more...