Chinese Studies

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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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Beyond the Amur

Frontier Encounters between China and Russia, 1850–1930

UBC Press

Beyond the Amur charts the pivotal role that an overlooked frontier river region and its environment played in Qing China’s politics and Sino-Russian relations.

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A Frontier Made Lawless

Violence in Upland Southwest China, 1800-1956

UBC Press

In the first Western language history of Liangshan, Joseph Lawson argues that the region was not inherently violent but made violent by turmoil elsewhere in China.

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