Chinese Studies

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China's Intellectual Dilemma

Politics and University Enrolment, 1949-1978

UBC Press

The first full-length study to relate China’s educational system to China’s development strategy from 1949 to 1978, this book analyses the difference between traditional Confucian and Marxist-Leninist concepts of education, between egalitarian social goal and economic priorities.

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Lexicon of Reconstructed Pronunciation

in Early Middle Chinese, Late Middle Chinese, and Early Mandarin

UBC Press

The pioneering authority on Chinese historical phonetics Edwin Pulleyblank has compiled this Lexicon to present the result of his researches on the phonology of Middle Chinese and its evolution to Mandarin.

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Outline of Classical Chinese Grammar

UBC Press

A comprehensive introduction to the syntactical analysis of classical Chinese.

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Chinese Opera

Images and Stories

UBC Press

This book introduces the reader to this unique theatrical form through an exciting series of photographs of operatic performances from many regions of the country.

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Red Capitalism in South China

Growth and Development of the Pearl River Delta

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The Power of Words

Literacy and Revolution in South China, 1949-95

UBC Press

This social and political history of the struggle for literacy in rural China shows how China's revolutionary leaders conceived and promoted literacy in the countryside and how villagers made use of the literacy education they were offered.

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