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  1. Teachers' Schools and the Making of the Modern Chinese Nation-State, 1897-1937
    This innovative account examines the social and political impacts of Chinese teacher's schools in the early 20th century, their role in a society in transition, and their production of grassroots forces that lead to the Communist... Learn More
    Published: 28th February 2007
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £22.99
    PDF | £28.00
  2. Tibet and Nationalist China's Frontier
    A counterpoint to erroneous historical assumptions, this book argues that Nationalist sovereignty over Tibet and China's other border regions was the result of rhetorical grandstanding by Chiang Kai-shek and his regime.... Learn More
    Published: 6th October 2006
    Hardback | £64.00
    PDF | £28.00
  3. Gutenberg in Shanghai
    Gutenberg in Shanghai demonstrates how Western technology and evolving traditional values resulted in the birth of a unique form of print capitalism whose influence on Chinese culture was far-reaching and irreversible.... Learn More
    Published: 25th March 2004
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £22.99
    PDF | £28.00
  4. The Cult of Happiness
    The Cult of Happiness is among the first studies in any field to treat folk art and folk print as historical text. As such, this richly illustrated volume will appeal to a wide range of scholars in Asian studies, history, art... Learn More
    Published: 15th March 2004
    Hardback | £22.99
    PDF | £24.00
  5. Obedient Autonomy
    This anthropological study of Chinese archaeologists shows how the discipline works within a Chinese social structure, and uncovers the complex underpinnings of that context.... Learn More
    Published: 11th February 2004
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £22.99
    PDF | £28.00
  6. Gender and Change in Hong Kong
    This sophisticated collection of essays provides an innovative analysis of gender relations at the nexus of globalization, Chinese patriarchy, and post-colonialism in Hong Kong.... Learn More
    Published: 23rd August 2003
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  7. Chinese Democracy after Tiananmen
    In 1989, most observers believed that China’s political reformprocess had been violently short-circuited, but few would now disputethat China is in a very important transition. Central to thistransition has been an extraordinary... Learn More
    Published: 25th January 2002
    Paperback | £21.99
    PDF | £24.00
  8. Scars of War
    A forceful look at the long-term social and psychological impact of warfare on modern China’s civilian population.... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2001
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £22.99
    PDF | £27.00
  9. Chinese Democracy after Tiananmen
    In 1989, most observers believed that China’s political reformprocess had been violently short-circuited, but few would now disputethat China is in a very important transition. Central to thistransition has been an extraordinary... Learn More
    Published: 29th May 2001
    Hardback | £90.00
  10. The Chinese in Vancouver, 1945-80
    Wing Chung Ng captures the fascinating story of the city's Chinese in their search for identity.... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 1999
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £22.99
    PDF | £27.00
  11. The Power of Words
    This social and political history of the struggle for literacy in rural China shows how China's revolutionary leaders conceived and promoted literacy in the countryside and how villagers made use of the literacy education they... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1998
    Paperback | £22.99
  12. The Power of Words
    This social and political history of the struggle for literacy in rural China shows how China's revolutionary leaders conceived and promoted literacy in the countryside and how villagers made use of the literacy education they... Learn More
    Published: 20th June 1997
    Hardback | £64.00
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