Chinese Studies

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The Pragmatic Dragon

China’s Grand Strategy and Boundary Settlements

UBC Press

Presenting a historical survey of China’s boundary disputes and settlements, Hyer demonstrates that its approach to territorial disputes has been pragmatic and strategic.

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The Business of Culture

Cultural Entrepreneurs in China and Southeast Asia, 1900-65

UBC Press

The first critical analysis of Chinese “cultural entrepreneurs,” businesspeople whose entrepreneurial endeavours in China and Southeast Asia the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries transformed the cultural sphere.

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Swallowing Clouds

A Playful Journey through Chinese Culture, Language, and Cuisine

By A. Zee; Afterword by Linda Rui Feng
University of Washington Press
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Staging Corruption

Chinese Television and Politics

UBC Press

A study of the television dramas about government corruption that became hugely popular in the mid-1990s and their reflection of China’s post-Socialist anxieties.

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Assessing Treaty Performance in China

Trade and Human Rights

UBC Press

This volume examines the normative and operational dimensions of China’s legal performance related to international standards on trade and human rights.

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Diasporic Chineseness after the Rise of China

Communities and Cultural Production

UBC Press

Leading international scholars examine the production of culture during China’s rise to global superpower in the last quarter of a century.

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