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Christoph Anderl, Bart Dessein, Ann Heirman

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

BuddhismIntroductionRoughly two thousand years have passed since Central Asian Buddhists first set foot on Chinese soil. At first restricted to the Ce...

Buddhist Monasticism

Ann Heirman

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Buddhist MonasticismIntroductionIn symbiosis with the laity, Buddhist monasticism has played a major role in the development of Buddhism in China. Sta...


Amy McNair

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

CalligraphyIntroductionCalligraphy is the art of writing characters with a brush and ink. Yet, the word “calligraphy,” from the Greek kalligraphía (be...

Central-Local Relations

Yongnian Zheng, Cuifen Weng

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Central-Local Relations Introduction According to the Constitution of the People’s Republic of China, the local administration is divided into...


Ellen Huang

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Ceramics Introduction Since the mid-19th century the scholarship on Chinese ceramics in Western languages and in the Chinese language has proc...

Chiang Kai-shek

Jeremy E. Taylor

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Chiang Kai-ShekIntroductionChiang Kai-shek (Jiang Jieshi 蔣介石)—also referred to as Chiang Chung-cheng (Jiang Zhongzheng 蔣中正)—is one of the most controv...

Children’s Culture and Social Studies

Stephanie Hemelryk Donald, Zhenhui Yan, Zitong Qiu

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Children’s Culture and Social StudiesIntroductionThe study of childhood is crucial to understanding contemporary Chinese society and culture. Successi...

China and Africa

May Tan-Mullins

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

China and AfricaIntroductionSince the founding of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in 1949, modern China-Africa relations have gone through fluctu...

China and Peacekeeping

Miwa Hirono

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

China and PeacekeepingIntroductionIn the early 1990s the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) began looking beyond traditional war-fighting operatio...

China and the World, 1900-1949

Dong Wang

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

China and the World, 1900–1949 Introduction Thematically and chronologically organized, this highly condensed annotated bibliography includes ...

China's Agricultural Regions

Amy Zader

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

China’s Agricultural Regions Introduction The production of China’s agriculture has been a topic both observed and scrutinized by many within ...

China’s Soft Power

Sheng Ding

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

China’s Soft PowerIntroductionThe concept of “China’s soft power” has become increasingly accepted and studied in the fields of contemporary Chinese p...

China’s West

Y.M. Yeung, Jianfa Shen, Gordon Kee

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

China’s WestIntroductionChina’s west, or the western region, constitutes about two-thirds of the land in the country and twelve provincial or equivale...

Chinese Alchemy

Fabrizio Pregadio

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2020-08-26

Chinese AlchemyIntroductionChinese alchemy has a history of more than two thousand years. It is divided into two main branches, known as Waidan 外丹, or...

Chinese Communist Party Since 1949, The

Kjeld Erik Brødsgaard

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

The Chinese Communist Party since 1949 Introduction During the 1950s and 1960s, the study of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) was an importan...

Chinese Communist Party to 1949, The

Tony Saich, Nancy Hearst

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

The Chinese Communist Party to 1949 Introduction There is a vast array of materials available to assist in the study of the Chinese Communist ...

Chinese Diaspora, The

Hong Liu, Els van Dongen

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

The Chinese Diaspora Introduction The Chinese diaspora is an interdisciplinary research topic par excellence. Located at the intersection of t...

Chinese Nationalism

James Leibold

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Chinese NationalismIntroductionNationalism is an analytical chameleon that belies a range of communal cleavages (spatial, class, ethnic, kinship, and ...

Chinese Script, The

Imre Galambos

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

The Chinese Script Introduction The Chinese script is one of the most important achievements of Chinese civilization and has played a vital ro...

Christianity in China

Charles W. Hayford

Subject: Chinese Studies »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Christianity in China Introduction In the early 21st century, Christianity in China is a diverse, growing, and small but resilient force. Esti...

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