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  • Politics in Taiwanby Shelley Rigger

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 70.95

    This book shows that Taiwan, unlike other countries, avoided serious economic disruption and social conflict, and arrived at its goal of multi-party competition with little blood shed. Nonetheless, this survey reveals that for those who imagine democracy to be the panacea for every social, economic and political ill, Taiwan's continuing struggles against... more...

  • Politics in Taiwanby Shelley Rigger

    Routledge 1999; US$ 64.95

    This book is an ideal, one-stop resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students of political science, particuarly those interested in the international politics of China and the Asia-Pacific. more...

  • Xinjiangby Michael Dillon

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Xinjiang, the nominally autonomous region in China's far northwest, is of increasing international strategic and economic importance. With a population which is mainly non-Chinese and Muslim, there are powerful forces for autonomy, and independence, in Xinjiang. This book provides a comprehensive overview of Xinjiang. It introduces Xinjiang's history,... more...

  • Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 6, Biology and Biological Technology, Part 6, Medicineby Joseph Needham; Lu Gwei-Djen; Nathan Sivin

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 156.00

    A further volume in Joseph Needham's magisterial revelation on China which introduces the history of medicine. more...

  • Hong Kong as a Global Metropolisby David R. Meyer

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 45.00

    The history of Hong Kong as a metropolis since its foundations to its handover to China in 1997. more...

  • China as a Rising World Power and Its Response to 'Globalization'by Ronald C. Keith

    Taylor & Francis 2005; US$ 41.95

    The People's Republic of China (PRC) is an emerging world power, and yet is a state that must deal with the liabilities and opportunities of globalization. While integrating with the world economy, the PRC has had to articulate a defined role for itself as a world power. more...

  • Chinese-Soviet Relations, 1937-1945by John W. Garver

    Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 169.99

    During the Sino-Japanese war of 1937-1945, the Chinese people suffered great degradation at the hands of the Japanese. The spectacle of China's debasement as well as the very real prospect of the restoration of alien rule incensed nationalist passions throughout China. As the military, economic, and political crises deepened, three different Chinese... more...

  • From War to Diplomatic Parity in Eleventh-Century Chinaby David Curtis Wright

    BRILL 2005; US$ 146.00

    This is a study of war between Sung China and Kitan Liao, the treaty at Shan-yŁan in 1005 that ended it, and the forms and textures of peaceful diplomatic contact between the two states that prevailed for the rest of the eleventh century. more...

  • Navigating Sovereigntyby Chih-yu Shih

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 110.00

    In this book, the author undertakes a postcolonial analysis of identities the Chinese state uses to confront world politics and globalization. Because these identities are created at the confluence of Western modernity and Confucian tradition, two elements that are continually reinterpreted themselves, the result is an ambiguity regarding the identities... more...

  • China Stands Upby David Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    In 1949 Mao Zedong made the historic proclamation that "the Chinese people have stood up". This statement was significant, undoubtedly reflecting the changing nature not only of China?s self-perception, but also of its relationship with the rest of the world. In terms of reducing the imperialist presence of the West and Japan within China, and reasserting... more...