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Forthcoming Chinese History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Britain and China, 1840-1970

    Empire, Finance and War

    Edited by Robert Bickers, Jonathan J. Howlett

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book presents a range of new research on British-Chinese relations in the period from Britain’s first imperial intervention in China up to the 1960s. Topics covered include economic issues such as fi nance, investment and Chinese labour in British territories, questions of perceptions on...

    To Be Published July 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Chinese Society

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Xiaowei Zang

    This second edition of Understanding Chinese Society provides a comprehensive, readable, and well-grounded introduction to the key issues affecting contemporary China. A thorough analysis is undertaken not only of China’s family patterns, education system, status, hierarchy, and ethnic diversity,...

    To Be Published July 17th 2015 by Routledge

  3. China-Malaysia Relations and Foreign Policy

    By Razak Abdullah

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    When Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Abdul Razak Hussein, paid an official visit to China in May 1974, it secured Malaysia a place in the annals of regional diplomatic history as the first ASEAN country to establish full diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China. This book analyses the...

    To Be Published August 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. China and the First Vietnam War, 1947-54

    By Laura M. Calkins

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book charts the development of the First Vietnam War – the war between the Vietnamese Communists (the Viet Minh) and the French colonial power – considering especially how relations between the Viet Minh and the Chinese Communists had a profound impact on the course of the war. It shows how...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Chinese Student Migration and Selective Citizenship

    Mobility, Community and Identity Between China and the United States

    By Lisong Liu

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    Since China began its open-door and reform policies in 1978, more than three million Chinese students have migrated to study abroad, and the United States has been their top destination. The recent surge of students following this pattern, along with the rising tide of Chinese middle- and...

    To Be Published August 19th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Friend of China - The Myth of Rewi Alley

    By Anne-Marie Brady

    This study is a radical and controversial analysis of the life and works of Rewi Alley utilizing both Chinese materials and previously unpublished materials from western sources. Rather than a biography as such, it is a revisionist history, re-examining what we know and understand about one of the...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Cold War in the High Himalayas

    The USA, China and South Asia in the 1950s

    By S Mahmud Ali, S. Mahmud Ali

    This text examines elite-insecurity perceptions in India, Pakistan and the USA in the 1950s. The book highlights the consequent linkages in alliance-building efforts and the subsequent triangular covert collaboration against Communist China, especially along Tibet's Himalayan frontiers. This...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Local Realities and Environmental Changes in the History of East Asia 

    Edited by Ts'ui-Jung Liu

    Series: Academia Sinica on East Asia

    Environmental history has evolved into a well-established historical subfield which has broadened the horizons of historical research, beyond human affairs, to include the study of human interactions with natural and man-made environments. This broadened scope has attracted scholars from many...

    To Be Published September 11th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Documentary, World History, and National Power in the PRC

    Global Rise in Chinese Eyes

    By Gotelind Mueller

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    Documentaries have recently become a favourite format for Chinese state-directed media to present an officially sanctioned view of history. Indeed, this is not confined to Chinese national history. In stark contrast to the earlier self-centred preoccupation with Chinese history, there has been an...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Museums in China

    Power, Politics and Identities

    By Tracey Lie Dan Lu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    From the earliest museums established by Western missionaries in order to implement religious and political power, to the role they have played in the formation of the modern Chinese state, the origin and development of museums in mainland China differ significantly from those in the West. The...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge