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  1. Neoliberalism and Culture in China and Hong Kong

    The Countdown of Time

    By Hai Ren

    This book examines the period leading up to the Hong Kong handover in 1997 - the 'countdown of time', and by using iconic cultural symbols such as the countdown clock, the Hong Kong Museum exhibitions and cultural heritage sites, argues that China has undergone a transition to neoliberal state, in...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Religion, Medicine and the Human Embryo in Tibet

    By Frances Garrett

    This book explores the cultural history of embryology in Tibet, in culture, religion, art and literature, and what this reveals about its medicine and religion. Filling a significant gap in the literature this is the first in-depth exploration of Tibetan medical history in the English language. It...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Pain and Its Ending

    The Four Noble Truths in the Theravada Buddhist Canon

    By Carol Anderson

    Demonstrates how the four noble truths are used thorughout the Pali canon as a symbol of Buddha's enlightenment and as a doctrine within a larger network of Buddha's teachings. Their unique nature rests in their function as a proposition and as a symbol in the Theravada canon....

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Tibetan Historical Literature

    By A.I. Vostrikov

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. China’s Literary and Cultural Scenes at the Turn of the 21st Century

    Edited by Jie Lu

    China’s literary and cultural production at the turn of the twenty-first century is marked by heterogeneity, plurality, and diversity. Given its complexity, the literary/cultural production of this period perhaps can be understood most productively as a response to a global modernity that has...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Thoughts on Economic Development in China

    Edited by Ma Ying, Hans-Michael Trautwein

    This book is about mutual influences of thinking about economic development in China and in the West, from the 18th century until the present. Its chapters are contributed by development economists and historians of thought from China and other parts of the world. The book describes important...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Foreign Direct Investment in China

    Theories and Practices

    By Michael H. K. Ng

    Foreign direct investment has contributed significantly in transforming the Chinese economy over the past three decades. China has become one of the most popular destinations for foreign direct investment. For corporations and business executives who desire to participate in the expanding China...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Chinese Regions in Change

    Industrial upgrading and regional development strategies

    By Hong Yu

    This book offers extensive and quality research on and original insights into China’s internal regional dynamics. It provides a focused analysis of the internal dynamics and regional economic diversity of China covering the eastern, central and western regions through case study, data analysis...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Building Temples in China

    Memories, Tourism and Identities

    By Selina Ching Chan, Graeme Lang

    Series: Anthropology of Asia

    Much has been written on how temples are constructed or reconstructed for reviving local religious and communal life or for recycling tradition after the market reforms in China. The dynamics between the state and society that lie behind the revival of temples and religious practices initiated by...

    Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Conflict and Cooperation in Sino-US Relations

    Change and Continuity, Causes and Cures

    Edited by Jean-Marc F. Blanchard, Simon Shen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Numerous crosswinds are buffeting the more than 40-year-old People's Republic of China--American relationship, yet only once since Nixon’s historic trip to China in 1972 has a major conflagration seemed a real possibility. Anchoring the relationship throughout multiple storms are the two countries’...

    Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge