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All volumes published in Britain and Japan: Biographical Portraits include biographical portraits of British and Japanese leading figures who over the past century and more have contributed in many different ways to Anglo-Japanese relations, and so offer a classic menu of personalities, themes ...
Edited by Daniel Leese
Brill's Encyclopedia of China (see also www.brill.com/encyclopediachina ) is a convenient thousand-page reference on China from its early beginnings, with a clear focus on the modern period from the mid-nineteenth century to the 21st century. Written by the world's top scholars, it is the first ...
Herbert A. Giles
Designed primarily as a key to an understanding of the terms and terminology employed in Anglo-Chinese society at the turn of the twentieth century. Subjects as diverse as the origin of words (such as Amok and Chop), practices such as footbinding, consideration of the thoughts of Confucius, and ...
There is great social tension in the aftermath of ‘Tiananmen Square’, uncertainty about political and economic policy and the constant burden of over-population. Serious flooding of the Yellow River adds more than a hundred million to the ‘floating population’ of destitute and semi-destitute ...
Samuel Couling, M.A. (Edin.), Lately Honorary Secretary and Editor North-China Branch Royal Asiatic Society
Couling’s work, published in 1917, covered so much ground with such accuracy and consistency that it has become established as an essential tool for scholars wishing to understand how the new China was seen and interpreted at the time.
Pak Kyung-ni. Translated by Agnita Tennant
Originally published in three parts comprising 21 volumes, Pak Kyung-ni’s Land (T’oji) is widely regarded as a masterpiece of Korean literature and has achieved unprecedented popularity in Korea. The epic follows the fortunes and misfortunes of several generations of villagers of a traditional ...
Western Journalists on Japan, China and Greater East Asia, 1897-1956, Series 1: Japan 1897-1942, offers a representative selection of Western and Asian journalism and memoir with a focus on Japan as a nation and on Japan's agenda in East and South-east Asia.
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