Politics and University Enrolment, 1949-1978
The first full-length study to relate China’s educational system to China’s development strategy from 1949 to 1978, this book analyses the difference between traditional Confucian and Marxist-Leninist concepts of education, between egalitarian social goal and economic priorities.
in Early Middle Chinese, Late Middle Chinese, and Early Mandarin
The pioneering authority on Chinese historical phonetics Edwin Pulleyblank has compiled this Lexicon to present the result of his researches on the phonology of Middle Chinese and its evolution to Mandarin.
Literacy and Revolution in South China, 1949-95
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.
Globalization, Postcolonialism, and Chinese Patriarchy
This sophisticated collection of essays provides an innovative analysis of gender relations at the nexus of globalization, Chinese patriarchy, and post-colonialism in Hong Kong.
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