Asian Studies

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China in the 1990s, 2nd Edition

UBC Press

Now updated with a chapter-length afterword by the editors on the end of the Deng era and its aftermath, this book provides a comprehensive survey of a nation in transition.

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Asia-Pacific Legal Development

Edited by Gerry Ferguson
UBC Press

The topics in this comprehensive volume, which offer Canadian perspectives on contemporary Asian law, include securities, prostitution, environmental, and constitutional law.

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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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Red Capitalism in South China

Growth and Development of the Pearl River Delta

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A Heart at Leisure from Itself

Caroline Macdonald of Japan

UBC Press

This book throws light on Japanese-Canadian relations in the first few decades of this century.

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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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