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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Man on Mao's Rightby Ji Chaozhu

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 28.00

    No other narrative from within the corridors of power has offered as frank and intimate an account of the making of the modern Chinese nation as Ji Chaozhu?s The Man on Mao?s Right . Having served Chairman Mao Zedong and the Communist leadership for two decades, and having become a key figure in China?s foreign policy, Ji now provides an honest, detailed... more...

  • Geopolitical Exoticaby Dibyesh Anand

    University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 25.00

    Dibyesh Anand lays bare the strategies by which ÒExotica TibetÓ and ÒTibetannessÓ have been constructed and investigates the impact these constructions have had on those who are being represented. In this masterfully synthetic work, Anand establishes that postcoloniality provides new insights into themes of representation and identity... more...

  • Modern China’s Foreign Policyby Werner Levi

    University of Minnesota Press 1953; US$ 75.00

    What are China’s objectives in world affairs and what course will she pursue to achieve her goals? These are the questions of vital concern to the Western democracies, questions that can be approached intelligently only from a knowledge of how China’s for more...

  • Empress Wu the Greatby X. L. Woo

    Algora Publishing 2008; US$ 29.95

    Europe and Great Britain have had many sovereign queens in the course of history. In ancient China, there was none of that. Only one Empress ever ruled China in her own name — Empress Wu. Given her startling performance in a world of deadly intrigue and shifting loyalties, Wu is still respected as an effective and clear-sighted ruler. more...

  • Taiwan's Relations with Mainland Chinaby Chi Su

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    Taiwan's Relations with Mainland China is the first book to deal with the role of Taiwan?s leadership politics, including the personal political styles of Lee Teng-hui and Chen Shui-bian, in the development of Taiwan?s mainland policy and the consequences for U.S.-Taiwan relations. Including analysis of the critical and volatile 1988-2004 period,... more...

  • CultureShock! Taiwanby Chris Bates; Wu Ling-li

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 12.99

    CultureShock! Taiwan is full of helpful advice on what to expect when you settle into the country and how to enjoy your stay in the country. This book shares insights into understanding Taiwanese traditions and values as well as the lifestyles of the Taiwanese and how to relate to them as friends and in business. Learn more about the main motivations... more...

  • Taiwanby Christopher L. Salter

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 30.00

    Concise, yet packed with information, these user-friendly volumes are introductions to modern nations of the world. more...

  • Among the Tibetansby Isabella L. Bird

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.95

    "There never was anybody," wrote the Spectator, "who had adventures as well as Miss Bird." In Among the Tibetans you can see why, as Isabella Lucy Bird writes of her journey through the Himalayas on horseback and of her four months of living with "the pleasantest of people." She offers evocative and colourful descriptions... more...