Asian Studies

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Tibet and Nationalist China's Frontier

Intrigues and Ethnopolitics, 1928-49

UBC Press

A counterpoint to erroneous historical assumptions, this book argues that Nationalist sovereignty over Tibet and China's other border regions was the result of rhetorical grandstanding by Chiang Kai-shek and his regime.

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Teachers' Schools and the Making of the Modern Chinese Nation-State, 1897-1937

UBC Press

This innovative account examines the social and political impacts of Chinese teacher's schools in the early 20th century, their role in a society in transition, and their production of grassroots forces that lead to the Communist Revolution.

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Resisting Manchukuo

Chinese Women Writers and the Japanese Occupation

UBC Press
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The Chinese State at the Borders

Edited by Diana Lary
UBC Press

The essays in this volume look at China's relationships with border peoples over a long span of time, questioning whether the process of expansion was a benevolent civilizing mission.

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Village China at War

The Impact of Resistance to Japan, 1937-1945

UBC Press

History accelerated.

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Japan's Emergence as a Modern State - 60th anniv. ed.

Political and Economic Problems of the Meiji Period

UBC Press

"As provocative a touchstone as we will ever have for understanding the early encounter of Western historians with Japan's emergence as a modern state." - Jown Dower

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