Margaret B. Wan’s Regional Literature and the Transmission of Culture provides a richly textured picture of cultural transmission in the Qing and early Republican eras.
Robert Cliver’s “Red Silk” is a history of China’s Yangzi Delta silk industry during the wars, crises, and revolutions of the mid-twentieth century
In Varieties of State Regulation, Yukyung Yeo explores how, despite China’s increasing integration into the global market, the Chinese central party-state continues to oversee the most strategic sectors of its economy.
Evan N. Dawley’s “Becoming Taiwanese” examines the important first era in the history of Taiwanese identity construction during the early twentieth century, in the place that served as the crucible for the formation of new identities: the northern port city of Jilong (Keelung).
In this memoir, Paul A. Cohen, one of the West’s preeminent historians of China, traces the development of his work from its inception in the early 1960s to the present, offering fresh perspectives that consistently challenge us to think more deeply about China and the historical craft in general.
In this groundbreaking interdisciplinary study, Maram Epstein identifies filial piety as the dominant expression of love in Qing dynasty texts.
Joshua Hill’s “Voting as a Rite” examines China’s experiments with elections from the perspective of intellectual and cultural history.
Jennifer Altehenger asks how the early People’s Republic of China popularized basic legal knowledge About the book The popularization of basic legal knowledge is an important and contested technique of …
The China Questions, edited by Jennifer Rudolph and Michael A. Szonyi, provides accessible answers to leading questions in China Studies.