China Studies

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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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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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Slapping the Table in Amazement

A Ming Dynasty Story Collection

By Mengchu Ling; Introduction by Robert E. Hegel; Translated by Shuhui Yang and Yunqin Yang
University of Washington Press

Slapping the Table in Amazement is the unabridged English translation of the famous story collection Pai’an jingqi by Ling Mengchu (1580–1644), originally published in 1628.

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The Art of Resistance

Painting by Candlelight in Mao’s China

University of Washington Press

Drawing on interviews with the artists and their families and on materials collected during her visits to China, Shelley Drake Hawks examines their painting styles, political outlooks, and life experiences.

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