Encyclopedia of Modern China
Publication Date: 2009-07-31
Provides information on the most populous country and most dynamic trade market in the world: the people, politics, economics, religion, philosophy, traditions, art, and literature of this ancient and enduring civilization are explored from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present day.
Encyclopedia of Modern Asia
Publication Date: 2002-11-27
A six-volume survey of modern Asia, defined as extending from Japan in the east to Turkey in the west, and from Kazakhstan in the north to Indonesia in the south. Presents more than 2,600 alphabetically arranged entries covering such subjects as countries, cities, regions, natural features, religions, social issues, languages, people, events, customs, politics, and economics.
China In The Next 30 Years
Publication Date: 2012
Provides a forecast of China’s future and the world order from the political, economic, civilization, and environmental point of view. Analyzes historical facts that have implications to China’s development and compares them with the paths of developed countries and other developing countries.
Publication Date: 2005-01-01
Discusses China’s challenge of balancing its economic development needs with protecting its environmental resources. Covers a broad range of topics, from specific environmental assessments in key sectors (i.e. desertification) to the policy implications of China’s entry into the WTO.
Debating Political Reform in China
Publication Date: 2006-04-01
Explores the options for political reform in China. Presents the argument for building a consultive rule of law regime as an alternative to liberal democracy, provides critiques of this thesis, and then tests the thesis through empirical studies on the development of the rule of law in China.
An Ethnohistorical Dictionary of China
Publication Date: 1998-02-28
Designed to give readers a ready reference for background information on interpreting ethnic events in China. Provides essays on hundreds of Chinese ethnic groups, including ethnic groups living in the Republic of China on Taiwan.
Imperial China, 617-1644
Publication Date: 2002-10-02
Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of imperial China, 617-1644.