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1. Cover image for '<em>Peony Pavilion</em> Onstage'
Four Centuries in the Career of a Chinese Drama
Volume: 88
Catherine C. Swatek
One of the few full-length English-language studies of Chinese drama and the only one to focus on the pivotal Kun opera Peony Pavilion
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2. Cover image for 'Banner Legacy'
The Rise of the Fengtian Local Elite at the End of the Qing
Volume: 100
Yoshiki Enatsu
Sheds new light on the history of a central institution of the Qing dynasty and the figures who moved in it
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The Rise of the Fengtian Local Elite at the End of the Qing
Volume: 100
Yoshiki Enatsu
Sheds new light on the history of a central institution of the Qing dynasty and the figures who moved in it
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3. Cover image for 'The <em>Dianshizhai Pictorial</em>'
Shanghai Urban Life, 1884–1898
Volume: 98
Ye Xiaoqing
Brings to life the visual culture of the “nightless city,” late nineteenth-century Shanghai, through analyses of more than one hundred drawn depictions
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3. Cover image for 'The <em>Dianshizhai Pictorial</em>'
Shanghai Urban Life, 1884–1898
Volume: 98
Ye Xiaoqing
Brings to life the visual culture of the “nightless city,” late nineteenth-century Shanghai, through analyses of more than one hundred drawn depictions
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4. Cover image for 'Study Guide to <em>China: Adapting the Past, Confronting the Future</em>'
5. Cover image for 'Art and Aesthetics in Chinese Popular Prints'
Selections from the Muban Foundation Collection
Volume: 94
Ellen Johnston Laing
Explores the artistic and aesthetic bases of popular Chinese woodblock prints
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Adapting the Past, Confronting the Future
Thomas Buoye, Kirk Denton, Bruce Dickson, Barry Naughton, and Martin K. Whyte, Editors
A comprehensive textbook on contemporary China combining original essays by leading experts with excerpts from primary sources, the latest scholarship, Chinese literature, and Western media reports
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Adapting the Past, Confronting the Future
Thomas Buoye, Kirk Denton, Bruce Dickson, Barry Naughton, and Martin K. Whyte, Editors
A comprehensive textbook on contemporary China combining original essays by leading experts with excerpts from primary sources, the latest scholarship, Chinese literature, and Western media reports
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Stories by Ch’en Ying-chen
Volume: 7
Ch’en Ying-Chen; Translated by Lucien Miller
Nine stories imbued with the unique empathy and aesthetic strength of their author, an intellectual godfather to many contemporary Chinese writers in Taiwan and around the world
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8. Cover image for 'Geographical Sources of Ming-Qing History'
Volume: 58
Timothy Brook
An essential bibliographical tool for researchers of Chinese social, cultural, and religious history.
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8. Cover image for 'Geographical Sources of Ming-Qing History'
Volume: 58
Timothy Brook
An essential bibliographical tool for researchers of Chinese social, cultural, and religious history.
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9. Cover image for 'Shih-shuo Hsin-yü'
A New Account of Tales of the World
Volume: 95
By Liu I-ch’ing; With commentary by Liu Chün; Translated with introduction and notes by Richard B. Mather
A collection of anecdotes, conversations, and remarks concerning historic personalities of 150 to 420 A.D. China.
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9. Cover image for 'Shih-shuo Hsin-yü'
A New Account of Tales of the World
Volume: 95
By Liu I-ch’ing; With commentary by Liu Chün; Translated with introduction and notes by Richard B. Mather
A collection of anecdotes, conversations, and remarks concerning historic personalities of 150 to 420 A.D. China.
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9. Cover image for 'Shih-shuo Hsin-yü'
A New Account of Tales of the World
Volume: 95
By Liu I-ch’ing; With commentary by Liu Chün; Translated with introduction and notes by Richard B. Mather
A collection of anecdotes, conversations, and remarks concerning historic personalities of 150 to 420 A.D. China.
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10. Cover image for 'The Chinese Calculus of Deterrence'
India and Indochina
Volume: 4
Allen S. Whiting
An international relations classic that reveals the nature of Chinese foreign policy in the late Maoist years
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11. Cover image for 'The Chinese Garden as Lyric Enclave'
A Generic Study of The Story of the Stone
Volume: 93
Chi Xiao
An exploration of what has been called China’s greatest novel, highlighting the roles of the garden, both fictional and real, to dramatize the cultural crisis of the literati in the late imperial period
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12. Cover image for 'The Concept of Man in Early China'
Volume: 6
Donald J. Munro
A staple in the study of early Chinese philosophy and civilization
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13. Cover image for 'Pan Chao'
Foremost Woman Scholar of China
Volume: 5
Nancy Lee Swann
A pioneering study of the life and work of a Chinese woman scholar of the Eastern Han period
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14. Cover image for 'Screening China'
Critical Interventions, Cinematic Reconfigurations, and the Transnational Imaginary in Contemporary Chinese Cinema
Volume: 92
Zhang Yingjin
Pushes back against the Western critical appetite for ethnic and cultural markers in Chinese film, narrating how Chinese filmmakers increasingly escape Western demands and screen China’s many facets
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14. Cover image for 'Screening China'
Critical Interventions, Cinematic Reconfigurations, and the Transnational Imaginary in Contemporary Chinese Cinema
Volume: 92
Zhang Yingjin
Pushes back against the Western critical appetite for ethnic and cultural markers in Chinese film, narrating how Chinese filmmakers increasingly escape Western demands and screen China’s many facets
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15. Cover image for 'The Concept of Man in Contemporary China'
Volume: 3
Donald J. Munro
Considers the connections between politics, education, and distinctly Chinese theories of mind
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16. Cover image for 'Getting Around in Chinese'
Chinese Skits for Beginners
Hilda H. Tao
Promotes practical use of language skills in everyday settings.
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17. Cover image for 'The Tower of Myriad Mirrors'
A Supplement to Journey to the West
Volume: 1
Tung Yüeh; Translated from the Chinese by Shuen-fu Lin and Larry J. Schulz
Mixing slapstick and satire, Monkey’s enlightenment offers a glimpse into late Ming intellectual history
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17. Cover image for 'The Tower of Myriad Mirrors'
A Supplement to Journey to the West
Volume: 1
Tung Yüeh; Translated from the Chinese by Shuen-fu Lin and Larry J. Schulz
Mixing slapstick and satire, Monkey’s enlightenment offers a glimpse into late Ming intellectual history
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18. Cover image for 'The World around the Chinese Artist'
Aspects of Realism in Chinese Painting
Volume: 2
Richard Edwards
Traces the relationship between the self and landscape across three masters of Chinese painting
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19. Cover image for 'God of the Dao'
Lord Lao in History and Myth
Volume: 84
Livia Kohn
Illuminates the story of Lord Lao through historical analysis and mythological narrative to show its influence on traditional Chinese religion
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19. Cover image for 'God of the Dao'
Lord Lao in History and Myth
Volume: 84
Livia Kohn
Illuminates the story of Lord Lao through historical analysis and mythological narrative to show its influence on traditional Chinese religion
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20. Cover image for 'Legends of the Warring States'
Persuasions, Romances, and Stories from Chan-kuo Ts’e
Volume: 83
J. I. Crump
Lively accounts of political intrigue and other lore from early China.
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21. Cover image for 'A Guide to Chinese Literature'
Volume: 74
Wilt L. Idema and Lloyd L. Haft
A comprehensive overview of China's 3,000 years of literary history, from its beginnings to the present day
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Volume: 74
Wilt L. Idema and Lloyd L. Haft
A comprehensive overview of China's 3,000 years of literary history, from its beginnings to the present day
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22. Cover image for 'Controlling from Afar'
The Daoguang Emperor’s Management of the Grand Canal Crisis, 1824–1826
Volume: 69
Jane Kate Leonard
A nuanced account of the emperor's decisions and the interaction between the court and provincial and regional officials during the Grand Canal crisis of the 1820s
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The Daoguang Emperor’s Management of the Grand Canal Crisis, 1824–1826
Volume: 69
Jane Kate Leonard
A nuanced account of the emperor's decisions and the interaction between the court and provincial and regional officials during the Grand Canal crisis of the 1820s
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23. Cover image for 'Classifying the <em>Zhuangzi</em> Chapters'
Volume: 65
Liu Xiaogan
A comprehensive analysis of the long-disputed structure of a great Daoist text
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24. Cover image for 'Tao Qian and the Chinese Poetic Tradition'
The Quest for Cultural Identity
Volume: 66
Charles Yim-tze Kwong
An exploration of the life and poetry of Tao Qian through close readings and cultural and political analysis
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24. Cover image for 'Tao Qian and the Chinese Poetic Tradition'
The Quest for Cultural Identity
Volume: 66
Charles Yim-tze Kwong
An exploration of the life and poetry of Tao Qian through close readings and cultural and political analysis
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25. Cover image for '“Under the Bridge”'
A Study Guide for the Film
Vivian Ling
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Paper 1994 $26.00 Available Add Paper for "“Under the Bridge”" to Cart
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Since 1961, the Center for Chinese Studies has been a world-renowned center with scholars studying both traditional and contemporary China. Currently, the Center has more than 50 books in print. The Center for Chinese Studies is part of The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

CCS series distributed by UMP:

Center for Chinese Studies (CCS) Publications
1080 S. University Ave., Suite 3668
Ann Arbor 48109-1106
Phone: 734-764-6308
Fax: 734-764-5540
Email: chinese.studies@umich.edu 

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Center for Chinese Studies

Since 1961, the Center for Chinese Studies has been a world-renowned center with scholars studying both traditional and contemporary China. Currently, the Center has more than 50 books in print. The Center for Chinese Studies is part of The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

CCS series distributed by UMP:

Center for Chinese Studies (CCS) Publications
1080 S. University Ave., Suite 3668
Ann Arbor 48109-1106
Phone: 734-764-6308
Fax: 734-764-5540
Email: chinese.studies@umich.edu 


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