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  1. The Economy of Lower Yangzi Delta in Late Imperial China

    Connecting Money, Markets, and Institutions

    Edited by Billy K. L. So

    Series: Academia Sinica on East Asia

    Historically, the Lower Yangzi Delta (or Jiangnan), has played a key role in China’s economic development. Indeed, as the prime example of a traditional Chinese market economy, the region serves as the core case study when making comparisons between the Chinese and Western economies in the early...

    Published August 19th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Foreigners and Foreign Institutions in Republican China

    Edited by Anne-Marie Brady, Douglas Brown

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    Republican China attracted an uncommon diversity of foreign interests, groups, and individuals, which included missionaries, adventurers, diplomats, academics, humanitarians and refugees, as well as hedonists and tourists. By exploring the diverse nature of foreign activities in Republican China,...

    Published July 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  3. China-Taiwan Relations in a Global Context

    Taiwan's Foreign Policy and Relations

    Edited by George Wei

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book traces the development of Taiwan’s relations with its diplomatic partners and its policy towards the political opponents of its political opponent - mainland China. Paying particular attention to the powers that could exercise great influence in the future of East Asia, China-Taiwan...

    Published June 6th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Political Future of Hong Kong

    Democracy within communist China

    By Kit Poon

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    On July 1st, 2007, Hong Kong celebrated the 10th anniversary of its return to the People’s Republic of China, but the past decade has been a bumpy ride for both the Hong Kong people and the central leaders in China. In fact, in 2003 Beijing had already succumbed to public pressure within the fairly...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Chinese in Eastern Europe and Russia

    A Middleman Minority in a Transnational Era

    By Pál Nyiri

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    Since the late nineteenth century, hundreds of thousands of Chinese have moved to Russia and Eastern Europe. However, until now, very little research has been done about the initial migrants in the nineteenth century, the presence of the Chinese in Europe and Russia in the twentieth century...

    Published May 9th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Mapping Modernity in Shanghai

    Space, Gender, and Visual Culture in the Sojourners' City, 1853-98

    By Samuel Y. Liang

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    This book argues that modernity first arrived in late nineteenth-century Shanghai via a new spatial configuration. This city’s colonial capitalist development ruptured the traditional configuration of self-contained households, towns, and natural landscapes in a continuous spread, producing a new...

    Published April 30th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Twentieth Century Colonialism and China

    Localities, the everyday, and the world

    Edited by Bryna Goodman, David SG Goodman

    Colonialism in China was a piecemeal agglomeration that achieved its greatest extent in the first half of the twentieth century, the last edifices falling at the close of the century. The diversity of these colonial arrangements across China’s landscape defies systematic characterization. This...

    Published April 26th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Chinese Banking Industry

    Lessons from History for Today's Challenges

    By Yuanyuan Peng

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book provides detailed systematic micro-level analysis of the historical development of the Chinese banking industry, focusing in particular on the development of the Bank of China (BOC) in the period 1905 to 1949. Banking reform is a key area of China’s economic transformation, and this book...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Gender and Education in China

    Gender Discourses and Women's Schooling in the Early Twentieth Century

    By Paul J. Bailey

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Gender and Education in China analyzes the significance, impact and nature of women's public education in China from its beginnings at the turn of the twentieth century. Educational change was an integral aspect of the early twentieth century state-building and modernizing reforms implemented by...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Chinese Entertainment

    Edited by Kwok-Bun Chan

    Scholarly studies of Chinese culture, history and society, both within and outside of China, generally pay little attention to leisure, entertainment and amusement, though it has long been known that this aspect of life gives a deep understanding of the psyche and soul, and the hopes and fears, of...

    Published December 4th 2011 by Routledge