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Saving the Nation through Culture

The Folklore Movement in Republican China

UBC Press

Saving the Nation through Culture tells the little-known story of how a group of Chinese scholars attempted to use “low culture” to promote national unity during a long period of crisis.

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Mouse vs. Cat in Chinese Literature

Tales and Commentary

Foreword by Haiyan Lee; Translated by Wilt L. Idema
University of Washington Press
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Jade Mountains and Cinnabar Pools

The History of Travel Literature in Imperial China

University of Washington Press
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Novel Medicine

Healing, Literature, and Popular Knowledge in Early Modern China

University of Washington Press
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Yuan Shikai

A Reappraisal

UBC Press

This first major comprehensive study of Yuan Shikai in more than half a century explores the controversial life of one of the most important figures in China’s transition from empire to republic.

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Sexuality in China

Histories of Power and Pleasure

Edited by Howard Chiang
University of Washington Press
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