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This pioneering ethnographic analysis provides a far-reaching critique of ‘ethnic’ China’s changing cultural topography. The study offers a timely reexamination of the complex and subtle processes of identification and belonging in a ‘Tibetan’ autonomous area. This work highlights how policies ...
Edited by Michael Dillon
The focus here is on the Chinese speaking Muslims known as the Hui or Huihui, their religion and communities being found mainly in northwest and southeast China. The contents include the conflict between Muslim groups, and between Muslims and the Chinese state in imperial times, culminating in ...
Edited by Michael Dillon
The development of China’s economy has been an enigma to Western historians. Was it centuries of stagnation followed by collapse or was it a process of steady development, reaching a high point by the eighteenth century? What is certain is that its economic growth never developed into a full ...
Chiang’s classic work, first published in 1947, examines the challenges facing the modernization of China – from the humiliation of the unequal treaties, through to the struggles of the first half of the twentieth century.
Edited by Arthur W. Hummel
Hummel’s biographical dictionary remains the single indispensable reference tool for Chinese history since 1644. It was first published in 1943–44. ‘The best history of China of the last 300 years’ – Hu Shih.
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.
F.H. King. Edited by J.P. Bruce
First published in 1926, this classic survey examines the traditional farming methods of the densely populated lands of China, Korea and Japan and shows how fertility can be maintained over many centuries through conserving and utilising natural resources.
Sidney D. Gamble and J.S. Burgess
This survey contains data from questionnaires collected from a cross-section of the local population between September 1918 and December 1919. The result was a comprehensive record of all aspects of life and conditions in the capital – from government, health and education, to commercial life, ...
Yu-Shuang Yao, Fo Guang University
This is the first comprehensive sociological study of a new Chinese Buddhist movement, known as Tzu Chi (otherwise, the Buddhist Compassion Merit Society). Based in Taiwan, it was founded in 1966 and is still led by a female Buddhist master – Master Cheng Yen. Its members are laity and its main ...
Hosea Ballou Morse
This comprehensive survey is based on primary sources and covers in detail every aspect of the conditions of trade between the West and China in the crucial two hundred years before the start of the Opium Wars and the imposition of unequal treaties.
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