China 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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Scars of War

The Impact of Warfare on Modern China

UBC Press

A forceful look at the long-term social and psychological impact of warfare on modern China’s civilian population.

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Gender and Change in Hong Kong

Globalization, Postcolonialism, and Chinese Patriarchy

UBC Press

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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Obedient Autonomy

Chinese Intellectuals and the Achievement of Orderly Life

UBC Press

This anthropological study of Chinese archaeologists shows how the discipline works within a Chinese social structure, and uncovers the complex underpinnings of that context.

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The Cult of Happiness

Nianhua, Art, and History in Rural North China

UBC Press

The Cult of Happiness is among the first studies in any field to treat folk art and folk print as historical text. As such, this richly illustrated volume will appeal to a wide range of scholars in Asian studies, history, art history, folklore and print, as well as anyone having a passion for the creativity and culture of rural society.

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