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Edited by Dagmar Schäfer
Identifying four spheres of knowledge culture in the history of technology in China, this book offers an introduction to the transmission of knowledge and detailed contextual descriptions of individual technologies in China such as porcelain, silk, and agriculture.
The focus of this study is coming of age in troubled Cultural Revolutionary times as portrayed in contemporary Chinese Bildungsroman fiction by Su Tong and Yu Hua, along with a comprehensive overview of the Bildungsroman in China and the west.
Using the concept of theatricality to study Water Margin and Journey to the West, this study illustrates how writing and reading in early modern China became fused with a theatrical imagination in response to destabilizing social and political forces.
Edited by Lucille Chia and Hilde De Weerdt
The essays in this volume seek to flesh out the diversity of Chinese textual production during the period spanning the tenth and fourteenth centuries when printing became a widely used technology.
This volume challenges the “Walled Kingdom” perspective. China reached out to the seas far more actively than historians have allowed, while the maritime world shaped China, Qing China in particular, much more than the continental world. It gave birth to and defined Chinese modernity.
The assumption that a system described as ‘Confucianism’ formulated by Dong Zhongshu became accepted as the norm during the Western Han dynasty (202 BCE – 9 CE) is challenged and his supposed authorship of the Chunqiu fanlu examined.
Sherman Xiaogang Lai
Based on documents published in China, this book examines the reasons behind the Chinese Communists’ success during the Sino-Japanese War demythologizing Maoist guerrilla warfare by revealing the links between the Communists’ military and financial might during the Japanese occupation.
Edited by Zhang Xiulan
China’s Education Development and Policy, 1978-2008 is translated from the original Chinese version and presents the current assessment of the changes to the educational system in China and how those changes have been perceived during the past thirty years.
By Denise A. Austin
This book explores how Christian identity motivated early twentieth century Chinese business Christians toward economic, social and religious contributions in China and beyond. Parallels are also revealed today, particularly through the influence of Pentecostal, charismatic and evangelical ...
Edited by Zhang Kaining
The Thirty years since China’s reform and opening have been very eventful for the country in in the areas of sexual and reproductive health, and this volume presents a multi-disciplinary look at the current scholarship going on in China on the subject, translated into English to assist scholars ...
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