China Studies

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Rehabilitating the Old City of Beijing

A Project in the Ju'er Hutong Neighbourhood

UBC Press

Wu Liangyong offers a new direction for the planning and development of China's capital.

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Healing Henan

Canadian Nurses at the North China Mission, 1888-1947

UBC Press

Set against a backdrop of war and revolution, this book brings sixty years of missionary nursing out of the shadows by examining how Canadian nurses shaped health care in the province of Henan and how China, in turn, influenced the nature of missionary nursing.

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Undercurrents

Queer Culture and Postcolonial Hong Kong

UBC Press

Undercurrents engages the critical rubric of “queer” to examine Hong Kong’s screen, uncovering a queer media culture that has been largely overlooked by critics in the West, and demonstrates the cultural vitality of Hong Kong amidst political transition.

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The New Silk Road Diplomacy

China's Central Asian Foreign Policy since the Cold War

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The New Silk Road Diplomacy traces how China, faced with internal and external challenges to its authority following the collapse of the Soviet Union, constructed a gradualist approach to Central Asia that prioritized multilateral diplomacy.

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Art in Turmoil

The Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1966-76

Edited by Richard King
UBC Press

This book decodes the rhetoric of China’s turbulent decade, a time of both brutal iconoclasm and radical experimentation in the arts, to offer new insights into works that have transcended their times.

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Administering the Colonizer

Manchuria’s Russians under Chinese Rule, 1918-29

UBC Press

A revisionist history of a unique administrative experiment – the Chinese administration of Manchuria’s Russians in the 1920s – that supports a more nuanced view of Chinese nationalism and China’s relationship with minority cultures.

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Arming the Chinese

The Western Armaments Trade in Warlord China, 1920-28, Second Edition

UBC Press

Anthony Chan repositions his classic account of the arms trade in warlord China within the paradigm of critical militarism and state criminality.

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Smokeless Sugar

The Death of a Provincial Bureaucrat and the Construction of China's National Economy

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An investigation into the 1936 execution of a Cantonese official leads to a reassessment of regional and national politics and state-led industrialization in Republican China.

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Keeping the Nation's House

Domestic Management and the Making of Modern China

UBC Press

Explores the vision and aspirations of elite Chinese women – home economists – who believed that the birth of modern China should begin in the home.

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Eating Bitterness

New Perspectives on China's Great Leap Forward and Famine

UBC Press

Eating Bitterness reveals what the Great Leap Forward meant for ordinary men and women in Maoist China.

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