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.
Imprint: 
Language: 
Main Series: 
Volume: 
18
ISSN: 
1570-1344

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

Chloë F. Starr

Chloë Starr's book offers a comprehensive literary reading of six nineteenth-century Chinese red-light novels and assesses how and why they alter our view of late Qing fiction and the authorial self.
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004156296
E-ISBN: 
9789047428596
Publication date: 
April 2007
€120,00
$157.00
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004156036
E-ISBN: 
9789047419532
Publication date: 
March 2007
€120,00
$157.00

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