Contemporary Chinese Studies

This series provides new scholarship and perspectives on modern and contemporary China, including China's contested borderlands and minority peoples; ongoing social, cultural, and political changes; and the varied histories that animate China today.

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Milestones on a Golden Road

Writing for Chinese Socialism, 1945-80

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Milestones on a Golden Road examines works of fiction written in China between 1945 and 1980, when the arts were required to reflect a Maoist vision of history and society.

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The Making of Modern Chinese Medicine, 1850-1960

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A history of the convergence of Western and Chinese medical practices in modern China.

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Coping with Calamity

Environmental Change and Peasant Response in Central China, 1736-1949

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The first environmental and socioeconomic history of the Jianghan plain in central China, focusing on the peasants’ relationship with a volatile environment.

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Cultivating Connections

The Making of Chinese Prairie Canada

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The voices of Chinese immigrants who settled in the pre-1950s Canadian prairies come alive in this extraordinary record of migration, settlement, and community life.

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Diasporic Chineseness after the Rise of China

Communities and Cultural Production

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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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Staging Corruption

Chinese Television and Politics

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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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