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  1. The Origins of the Modern Chinese Press

    The Influence of the Protestant Missionary Press in Late Qing China

    By Xiantao Zhang

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This book traces the emergence of the modern Chinese press from its origins in the western Christian missionary press in the late nineteenth century. It shows how the western missionaries and their evangelical/educational newspapers changed the long-standing traditional practices, styles, content,...

    Published May 11th 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Quest for Gentility in China

    Negotiations Beyond Gender and Class

    Edited by Daria Berg, Chloe Starr

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The quest for gentility has shaped Chinese civilization and the formation of culture in China until the present day. This book analyzes social aspirations and cultural practices in China from 1550 to 1999, showing how the notion of gentility has evolved and retained its relevance in China from late...

    Published May 11th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Journalism and Democracy in Asia

    Edited by Michael Bromley, Angela Romano

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    Journalism and Democracy in Asia addresses key issues of freedom, democracy, citizenship, openness and journalism in contemporary Asia, looking especially at China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, the Philippines and India. The authors take varying approaches to questions of democracy, whilst also...

    Published May 11th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Marco Polo's China

    A Venetian in the Realm of Khubilai Khan

    By Stephen G. Haw

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Early History of Asia

    Marco Polo’s famous book about his journey to China, written in 1298, continues to be a subject of considerable controversy. One recent work on the subject argues that Marco Polo never went to China at all, and other scholars have pointed out apparent mistakes and important omissions in Marco’s...

    Published May 11th 2009 by Routledge

  5. China's Opening Society

    The Non-State Sector and Governance

    Edited by Zheng Yongnian, Joseph Fewsmith

    Series: China Policy Series

    Despite its recent rapid economic growth, China’s political system has remained resolutely authoritarian. However, an increasingly open economy is creating the infrastructure for an open society, with the rise of a non-state sector in which a private economy, non-governmental organizations (NGOs)...

    Published May 11th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Chinese Model of Modern Development

    Edited by Tian Yu Cao

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This study examines the Chinese model of modern development, reflecting on the historical experience of China's reform and highlighting theoretical issues that are crucial for understanding the reform in its historical and global contexts. Bringing together articles from scholars, including...

    Published May 11th 2009 by Routledge

  7. The Poet-historian Qian Qianyi

    By Lawrence C.H Yim

    Series: Academia Sinica on East Asia

    This book is the first English language study of Qian Qianyi (1582-1664) - a poet and literary critic during the Ming-Qing dynastic transition. Although Qian’s works constitute some of the greatest achievements in pre-modern Chinese lyric poetry, they have been largely understudied and are poorly...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Economic and Social Transformation in China

    Challenges and Opportunities

    By Angang Hu

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    The Center for China Studies is among China’s most influential think-tanks, and its China Studies Reports are read at the highest levels of government. Now for the first time, the most important of these reports is collected in book form in English, providing a fascinating insight into the...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Hong Kong Film, Hollywood and New Global Cinema

    No Film is An Island

    Edited by Gina Marchetti, Tan See Kam

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    In recent years, with the establishment of the Hong Kong Film Archive and growing scholarly interest in the history of Hong Kong cinema, previously neglected historical documents and difficult-to-access films have offered new research materials. As Hong Kong film history comes into sharper focus,...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  10. The Ethics of War in Asian Civilizations

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Torkel Brekke

    This book explores how issues of ethics in war and warfare have been treated by major ethical traditions of Asia. It opens a discussion about whether there are universal standards in the ideologies of warfare between the major religious traditions of the world. While the chapters are written by...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge