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  • Eurasian Influences on Yuan Chinaby Morris Rossabi

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2013; US$ 55.77

    This book documents the extraordinarily significant transfers and cultural diffusion between the Mongol Yuan Dynasty of China and Central and West Asia, which had a broad impact on Eurasian history in the 13th and 14th centuries. The Yuan era witnessed perhaps the greatest inter-civilisational contacts in world history and has thus begun to attract... more...

  • The Struggle across the Taiwan Straitby Ramon H. Myers; Jialin Zhang

    Hoover Institution Press 2006; US$ 14.99

    A concise and informative history of how China divided in 1949 into two regimes, why they struggled to achieve the same political goal-reunification of Chinaand why their struggle today continues in a more complex and dangerous way. The authors detail how the changes brought about by the 2000 election not only intensified the conflict between the regimes... more...

  • Across the Taiwan Straitby Suisheng Zhao

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Mao's Great Famineby Frank Dikötter

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2010; US$ 12.99

    Winner of the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2011 Between 1958 and 1962, 45 million Chinese people were worked, starved or beaten to death. Mao Zedong threw his country into a frenzy with the Great Leap Forward, an attempt to catch up with and overtake the Western world in less than fifteen years. It lead to one of the greatest catastrophes... more...

  • The Tragedy of Liberationby Frank Dikötter

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 13.99

    In 1949 Mao Zedong hoisted the red flag over Beijing's Forbidden City. Instead of liberating the country, the communists destroyed the old order and replaced it with a repressive system that would dominate every aspect of Chinese life. In an epic of revolution and violence which draws on newly opened party archives, interviews and memoirs, Frank... more...

  • The Rise of Gönpo Namgyel in Khamby Yudru Tsomu

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 109.99

    This book presents a case study of the ascendancy of Gönpo Namgyel, a minor Tibetan chieftain in Kham who had a great impact on Sino-Tibetan relations in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. more...

  • Separation and Reunion in Modern Chinaby Charles Stafford

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 36.00

    Rituals concerning separation and reunion and their impact on Chinese and Taiwanese society and culture. more...

  • The Life and Adventures of Morrison of Chinaby Peter Thompson; Robert Macklin

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 31.81

    The story of an Aussie 'hero' who became one of the most famous and influential journalists of the day, reporting for the London Times on China during the Boxer Rebellion and the fall of the last emperor. more...

  • Rood, oranje of groenby Stefan R. Landsberger

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 10.50

    Sinds de jaren tachtig is de kritiek op het onderwijs toegenomen. Toch wordt het onderwijs nog steeds gezien als oplossing voor tal van maatschappelijke problemen. Met name in het beroepsonderwijs is de spanning tussen verwachtingen en mogelijkheden tot succes toegenomen. Tegelijkertijd is het geloof in het sturingsvermogen van de centrale overheid... more...

  • The Colonial 'Civilizing Process' in Dutch Formosa, 1624-1662by Chiu Hsin-Hui

    BRILL 2008; US$ 112.00

    Studies the encounter between Taiwan's Indigenous Peoples (the Formosans), the Dutch VOC and Chinese settlers between 1624 and 1662. This work shows how Taiwan's Indigenous Peoples shaped their own colonial reality while retreating from 'the Age of Aboriginal Taiwan'. more...