Sovereign Power and the Law in China

Zones of Exception in the Criminal Justice System

Flora Sapio

Status: 
€140,00
$182.00
ISBN13: 
9789004182455
E-ISBN: 
9789004187689
Publication Date: 
July 2010
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xiv, 369 pp.
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ISSN: 
1570-1344
Volume: 
18

Carolyn FitzGerald, Auburn University

In Fragmenting Modernisms, Carolyn FitzGerald traces the evolution of Chinese modernism during the War of Resistance against Japan (1937-45) and Chinese Civil War (1945-49) through a series of close readings of fiction, poetry, film, and visual art.
Series: 
Volume: 
24
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004250987
E-ISBN: 
9789004250994
Publication date: 
June 2013
€137,00
$174.00

Edited by Christian Henriot, University of Lyon and Wen-hsin Yeh, University of California at Berkeley

In Visualizing China, the authors launch a broad inquiry aimed at a synergistic understanding of the story of visuality in modern China. The essays cluster around several nodal points including photographs, advertising, posters and movies, from the 1840s to the 1960s.
Series: 
Volume: 
23
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004228207
E-ISBN: 
9789004233751
Publication date: 
November 2012
€161,00
$220.00

Florian Schneider, Leiden University

In Visual Political Communication in Popular Chinese Television Series, Florian Schneider analyses political discourses in Chinese TV dramas, the most popular entertainment format in China today.
Series: 
Volume: 
22
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004221482
E-ISBN: 
9789004221499
Publication date: 
September 2012
€112,00
$146.00

Zheng Yangwen, University of Manchester

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
21
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004281608
E-ISBN: 
9789004194786
Publication date: 
October 2011
€38,00
$49.00

Zheng Yangwen

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004194779
E-ISBN: 
9789004194786
Publication date: 
October 2011
€135,00
$176.00

Michael Loewe

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004194656
E-ISBN: 
9789004214866
Publication date: 
April 2011
€140,00
$182.00

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004198005
E-ISBN: 
9789004198012
Publication date: 
January 2011
€137,00
$178.00

Ildikó Bellér-Hann

Drawing on a wide range of historical sources presenting both emic and etic views, this book offers an insight into aspects of social life among the Uyghur in pre-socialist Xinjiang and substantiates the concept of tradition which modern Uyghurs draw upon to construct their ethnic identity.
Series: 
Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004166752
E-ISBN: 
9789047443209
Publication date: 
August 2008
€134,00
$174.00

Edited by Nanxiu Qian, Grace S. Fong and Richard J. Smith

Different Worlds of Discourse explores the late Qing reform era (c. 1895–1912) from three interrelated and comparatively neglected perspectives: the construction of gender roles, the development of literary genres, and the emergence of new forms of print media.
Series: 
Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004167766
E-ISBN: 
9789047443339
Publication date: 
June 2008
€128,00
$166.00

Xiaolin Guo

An exhaustive narrative of political integration from the early years of the PRC to the present era of economic reform that foregrounds ethnic politics while problematizing the contradiction between a highly centralized state and persistence of local variations.
Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004167759
E-ISBN: 
9789047433620
Publication date: 
May 2008
€115,00
$150.00

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