Chinese Books Library

Negotiating Autonomy in Greater China
Negotiating Autonomy in Greater China
Local autonomy is a complex and often contentious issue in many countries, not least because the situation often involves a process of continuous (re)negotiation. Publisher site Moreover, the actual power relationship is defined not...
Catalogue of Chinese Manuscripts and Rare Books
Catalogue of Chinese Manuscripts and Rare Books
This massive work is a representative selection of 335 items from the vast holdings of Chinese manuscripts and rare books held at the Royal Library, Copenhagen, most of these from its Chinese Museum Collection....
Beyond Chinatown
Beyond Chinatown
A bachelor society, men brought in by the shipload to labour in harsh, slave-like conditions, often for decades. Publisher site Aliens despised and feared by their hosts. The hope: to return home as rich...
Lifestyle and Entertainment in Yangzhou
Lifestyle and Entertainment in Yangzhou
Yangzhou, once the central place of literati and urban culture, is still one of the most important centres of traditional culture in China today. edited by Lucie Olivová & Vibeke Børdahl Publisher site This...
iChina - The Rise of the Individual in Modern Chinese Society
iChina - The Rise of the Individual in Modern Chinese Society
Explores the growing individualization permeating all areas of Chinese social, economic and political life. Publisher site Offers a conceptually acute and empirically sensitive analysis. An essential contribution to the current debate in sociology on...
Red Stamps and Gold Stars
Red Stamps and Gold Stars
With socialist countries in Asia reopening their borders to overseas scholars in the last few decades, more and more social scientists are embarking on fieldwork in China, Vietnam and Laos. Publisher site Red Stamps...
On the Fringes of the Harmonious Society
On the Fringes of the Harmonious Society
Since 1949, Tibetans and Uyghurs generally have been perceived as the two most problematic members of the PRC’s great family of peoples and been the targets of ‘carrot and stick’ measures designed to facilitate...
Village China at War by Dagfinn Gatu
Village China at War by Dagfinn Gatu
This groundbreaking study on the forging of Chinese communism in the furnace of the anti-Japanese war focuses on North China, where the CCP first took root and later expanded to conquer China. Publisher site...
Modern China-Myanmar Relations
Modern China-Myanmar Relations
This volume examines the changing relations between China and Burma/Myanmar since Burmese independence in 1948 and the formation of the People’s Republic of China in 1949. Publisher site Using Chinese sources, it documents the...
Wu Song Fights the Tiger
Wu Song Fights the Tiger
The focus of Chinese literary studies has long been on the written word even though Chinese fiction and drama have strong oral roots and have been shaped by an interplay between oral and written...
Pattern and Loom
Pattern and Loom
A Practical Study of the Development of Weaving Techniques in China, Western Asia and Europe. BUY THE BOOK When John Becker’s Pattern and Loom was posthumously published in 1987, the work was hailed as...