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  1. The Limits of the Rule of Law in China
    In The Limits of the Rule of Law in China, fourteen authors from different academic disciplines reflect on questions that have troubled Chinese and Western scholars of jurisprudence since classical times. Using data from the early... Learn More
    Published: 15th March 2015
    Paperback | £33.00
  2. Legal Reform in Taiwan under Japanese Colonial Rule, 1895-1945
    Taiwan’s modern legal system--quite different from those of both traditional China and the People’s Republic--has evolved since the advent of Japanese rule in 1895. Japan has gradually adopted Western law during the 19th-century... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2000
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £33.00
  3. The Great Ming Code / Da Ming lu

    The Great Ming Code / Da Ming lu

    Translated by Yonglin Jiang

    Series Asian Law Series

    University of Washington Press

    Imperial China’s dynastic legal codes provide a wealth of information for historians, social scientists, and scholars of comparative law and of literary, cultural, and legal history. Until now, only the Tang (618–907 C.E.)... Learn More
    Published: 18th March 2014
    Paperback | £23.99
  4. The Mandate of Heaven and The Great Ming Code
    After overthrowing the Mongol Yuan dynasty, Zhu Yuanzhang, the founder of the Ming dynasty (1368-1644), proclaimed that he had obtained the Mandate of Heaven (Tianming), enabling establishment of a spiritual orientation and social... Learn More
    Published: 8th February 2016
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  5. True Crimes in Eighteenth-Century China
    The little-examined genre of legal case narratives is represented in this fascinating volume, the first collection translated into English of criminal cases - most involving homicide - from late imperial China. These true stories... Learn More
    Published: 16th April 2009
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  6. Writing and Law in Late Imperial China
    In this fascinating, multidisciplinary volume, scholars of Chinese history, law, literature, and religions explore the intersections of legal practice with writing in many different social contexts. They consider the overlapping... Learn More
    Published: 16th July 2015
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  7. Law in Japan

    Law in Japan

    A Turning Point

    Edited by Daniel H. Foote

    Series Asian Law Series

    University of Washington Press

    This volume explores major developments in Japanese law over the latter half of the twentieth century and looks ahead to the future. Modeled on the classic work Law in Japan: The Legal Order in a Changing Society (1963), edited... Learn More
    Published: 22nd January 2008
    Hardback | £54.00
  8. The Great Ming Code / Da Ming lu

    The Great Ming Code / Da Ming lu

    Translated by and Introduced by Yonglin Jiang

    Series Asian Law Series

    University of Washington Press

    Imperial China’s dynastic legal codes provide a wealth of information for historians, social scientists, and scholars of comparative law and of literary, cultural, and legal history. Until now, only the Tang (618–907 C.E.)... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2005
    Hardback | £74.00
  9. The Limits of the Rule of Law in China
    In The Limits of the Rule of Law in China, fourteen authors from different academic disciplines reflect on questions that have troubled Chinese and Western scholars of jurisprudence since classical times. Using data from the early... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2000
    Hardback | £74.00