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  • Understanding South Asian Minorities in Hong Kongby John Nguyet Erni; Lisa Yuk-ming Leung

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2014; US$ 50.00

    People of South Asian descent are a large, varied and increasingly visible part of Hong Kong's population. Most have found ways of prospering despite social and economic obstacles and widespread discrimination. Focusing on three important groups—Indians, Pakistanis, and Nepalese—Erni and Leung explore the cultural histories of South Asians... more...

  • Chinese Hegemonyby Feng Zhang

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 65.00

    Chinese Hegemony: Grand Strategy and International Institutions in East Asian History joins a rapidly growing body of important literature that combines history and International Relations theory to create new perspectives on East Asian political and strategic behavior. The book explores the strategic and institutional dynamics of international relations... more...

  • Tales of Old Shanghaiby Graham Earnshaw

    Earnshaw Books 2012; US$ 12.99

    The old Shanghai was a rich and cosmopolitan mixture of East and West and this engaging book offers a glimpse into that world through an assortment of photographs, newspaper clippings, cartoons, stamps, and other collectibles. Evoking different eras, this record also contains vintage advertisements, excerpts from travel guides, flyers handed out to... more...

  • Tales of Old Pekingby Derek Sandhaus

    Earnshaw Books 2012; US$ 11.99

    A forbidden city for Westerners for hundreds of years, China’s capital has always been viewed as one of the world’s most mysterious cities. This book re-creates a sense of old Peking through a pastiche of historical snippets—stories, quotations, cartoons, postcards and drawings—and shares intriguing tidbits about the Imperial Court. Placing Peking... more...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 179.99

    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...