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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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An Annotated Translation of the Songshi Salt Monopoly Treatise
Cecilia Lee-fang Chien
The role salt played in the politics of Song China, as told through a unique contemporary narrative, translated into English for the first time
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An Annotated Translation of the Songshi Salt Monopoly Treatise
Volume: 99
Cecilia Lee-fang Chien
The role salt played in the politics of Song China, as told through a unique contemporary narrative, translated into English for the first time
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An Annotated Translation of the Songshi Salt Monopoly Treatise
Cecilia Lee-fang Chien
The role salt played in the politics of Song China, as told through a unique contemporary narrative, translated into English for the first time
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4. 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 '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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5. Cover image for 'China’s Revolutions and Intergenerational Relations'
Martin K. Whyte, Editor
New research dispels conventional wisdom regarding the effect of social upheaval on traditional family patterns
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Volume: 96
Martin K. Whyte, Editor
New research dispels conventional wisdom regarding the effect of social upheaval on traditional family patterns
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Martin K. Whyte, Editor
New research dispels conventional wisdom regarding the effect of social upheaval on traditional family patterns
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6. 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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7. Cover image for 'Defining Modernity'
Guomindang Rhetorics of a New China, 1920–1970
Volume: 97
Terry Bodenhorn, Editor
Employs a close analysis of cultural, ideational, and symbolic practices in a reappraisal of Guomindang 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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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 'A Glossary of Words and Phrases in the Oral Performing and Dramatic Literatures of the Jin, Yuan, and Ming'
Dale R. Johnson
The first aid of its kind in a Western language to reading a notoriously difficult body of dramatic works from 1200 to 1600 CE
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Volume: 89
Dale R. Johnson
The first aid of its kind in a Western language to reading a notoriously difficult body of dramatic works from 1200 to 1600 CE
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Dale R. Johnson
The first aid of its kind in a Western language to reading a notoriously difficult body of dramatic works from 1200 to 1600 CE
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10. 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 '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 '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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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 'Christianity in Rural China'
Conflict and Accommodation in Jiangxi Province, 1860–1900
Volume: 91
Alan Richard Sweeten
Revises earlier accounts of conflict between Christians and the Chinese state, showing through archival evidence that nonreligious problems were more often the source of intergroup conflict in Jiangxi in the late Qing dynasty
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13. 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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13. 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 'Chen Jiongming and the Federalist Movement'
Regional Leadership and Nation Building in Early Republican China
Volume: 86
Leslie H. Dingyan Chen
A political biography of an early twentieth-century Chinese revolutionary and federalist written by his son
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Regional Leadership and Nation Building in Early Republican China
Volume: 86
Leslie H. Dingyan Chen
A political biography of an early twentieth-century Chinese revolutionary and federalist written by his son
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15. Cover image for 'Radicalism and Its Demise'
The Chinese Nationalist Party, Factionalism, and Local Elites in Jiangsu Province, 1924–1931
Volume: 90
Bradley K. Geisert
Challenges the conventional image of the Chinese Nationalists as defenders of the status quo in the late 1920s, chronicling the rise and fall of radicals within the party during the same decade
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16. Cover image for 'Sui-Tang Chang’an'
A Study in the Urban History of Late Medieval China
Volume: 85
Victor C. Xiong
A vivid history of medieval China’s most cultivated metropolis
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17. Cover image for 'Swallows and Settlers'
The Great Migration from North China to Manchuria
Thomas R. Gottschang and Diana Lary
Presents both statistical analysis and the perspectives of individual migrants and their families on one of the largest migrations in the world
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The Great Migration from North China to Manchuria
Volume: 87
Thomas R. Gottschang and Diana Lary
Presents both statistical analysis and the perspectives of individual migrants and their families on one of the largest migrations in the world
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The Great Migration from North China to Manchuria
Thomas R. Gottschang and Diana Lary
Presents both statistical analysis and the perspectives of individual migrants and their families on one of the largest migrations in the world
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18. 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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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 'An Index to Reproductions of Paintings by Twentieth-Century Chinese Artists'
Ellen Johnston Laing
An exhaustive reference work on traditional-style Chinese painting in the 20th century, complementing earlier guides to paintings from Imperial China
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Revised Edition
Volume: 76
Ellen Johnston Laing
An exhaustive reference work on traditional-style Chinese painting in the 20th century, complementing earlier guides to paintings from Imperial China
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Ellen Johnston Laing
An exhaustive reference work on traditional-style Chinese painting in the 20th century, complementing earlier guides to paintings from Imperial China
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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 'Peking Politics, 1918–1923'
Factionalism and the Failure of Constitutionalism
Volume: 81
Andrew J. Nathan
The story of how politicians who believed in constitutionalism were driven to destroy it by the short-term tactical requirements of their chosen political game
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22. Cover image for 'Reform and Revolution in China'
The 1911 Revolution in Hunan and Hubei
Volume: 80
Joseph W. Esherick
Explains how reforms in the late Qing dynasty indirectly amplified the social forces that brought about the Revolution of 1911
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23. 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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24. Cover image for 'The Matrix of Lyric Transformation'
Poetic Modes and Self-Presentation in Early Chinese Pentasyllabic Poetry
Cai Zong-qi
Traces one the most important genres in early Chinese literature through a series of modes connoting varying social milieus, from folk to literati
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Poetic Modes and Self-Presentation in Early Chinese Pentasyllabic Poetry
Volume: 75
Cai Zong-qi
Traces one the most important genres in early Chinese literature through a series of modes connoting varying social milieus, from folk to literati
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Poetic Modes and Self-Presentation in Early Chinese Pentasyllabic Poetry
Cai Zong-qi
Traces one the most important genres in early Chinese literature through a series of modes connoting varying social milieus, from folk to literati
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25. Cover image for 'Painting and Calligraphy in the <em>Wu-tsa-tsu</em>'
Conservative Aesthetics in Seventeenth-Century China
Volume: 68
Sewall J. Oertling, III
A fine sourcebook on Ming art and culture
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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.

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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
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Phone: 734-764-6308
Fax: 734-764-5540
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