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  • Macartney at Kashgarby Pamela Nightingale; C.P. Skrine

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1973. This book describes the career of Sir George Macartney, who spent twenty-eight years at the turn of the nineteenth century as British representative in Sinkiang, China's most westerly province. Macartney was in a unique position to observe political and diplomatic manoeuvres by the key players trying to establish a sphere... more...

  • Mao's Great Famineby Frank Dikötter

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2010; US$ 10.99

    An unprecedented, groundbreaking history of China's Great Famine Winner of the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize 2011 more...

  • The Tragedy of Liberationby Frank Dikötter

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 10.99

    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...

  • Chinese vs. Western Perspectivesby Jinghao Zhou

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 49.99

    This book reflects the author?s extensive research and thoughtful examination of many sides of controversial issues related to contemporary China. It is distinct from other studies on this subject in that the author is committed to examining today?s China from Chinese as well as Western perspectives. more...

  • The French Historical Revolutionby Peter Burke

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29

    This book provides a critical history of the movement associated with the journal Annales, from its foundation in 1929 to the present. Burke argues that this movement has been the single most important force in the development of what is sometimes called the 'new history'. Burke distinguishes three main generations in the development of the Annales... more...

  • Chinese Politics and International Relationsby Nicola Horsburgh; Astrid Nordin; Shaun Breslin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The question of how China will relate to a globalising world is one of the key issues in contemporary international relations and scholarship on China, yet the angle of innovation has not been properly addressed within the field. This book explores innovation in China from an International Relations perspective in terms of four areas: foreign and... more...

  • Modern History Mongolia Hbby Bawden

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Chinaby Mortimer Menpes; Henry Arthur Blake

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • American Images of Chinaby Oliver Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The United States and China are arguably the most globally consequential actors of the early twenty first century, and look set to remain so into the foreseeable future. This volume seeks to highlight that American images of China are responsible for constructing certain truths and realities about that country and its people. It also introduces the... more...

  • China's Second Capital ? Nanjing under the Ming, 1368-1644by Jun Fang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book is a study of the dual capital system of Ming dynasty China (1368-1644), with a focus on the administrative functions of the auxiliary Southern Capital, Nanjing. It argues that the immense geographical expanse of the Chinese empire and the poor communication infrastructure of pre-modern times necessitated the establishment of an additional... more...