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Hu Shih's Political Writings
Chih-p’ing Chou and Carlos Yu-Kai Lin, Editors
Collection of several previously unpublished works from one of China’s most important scholars in the 20th century
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Hu Shih’s Political Writings
Chih-p’ing Chou and Carlos Yu-Kai Lin, Editors
Collection of several previously unpublished works from one of China’s most important scholars in the 20th century
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Hu Shih's Political Writings
Chih-p’ing Chou and Carlos Yu-Kai Lin, Editors
Collection of several previously unpublished works from one of China’s most important scholars in the 20th century
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Morality, Mobilization, and Violence in the Making of the Chinese State
Jeffrey A. Javed
A reexamination of one of the most violent and successful state-building efforts in history
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Morality, Mobilization, and Violence in the Making of the Chinese State
Jeffrey A. Javed
A reexamination of one of the most violent and successful state-building efforts in history
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Morality, Mobilization, and Violence in the Making of the Chinese State
Jeffrey A. Javed

A reexamination of one of the most violent and successful state-building efforts in history

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Gender, Nation, and Subjectivity
Geng Song
Offers new understandings of gender construction and nation-building through the lens of recent Chinese television programs.
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Gender, Nation, and Subjectivity
Geng Song
Offers new understandings of gender construction and nation-building through the lens of recent Chinese television programs.
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Gender, Nation, and Subjectivity
Geng Song
Offers new understandings of gender construction and nation-building through the lens of recent Chinese television programs.
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An Empirical Examination
Bin Liang and Jianhong Liu

Provides the first in-depth examination of what Chinese netizens think about various death sentences and executions in China.

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An Empirical Examination
Bin Liang and Jianhong Liu

Provides the first in-depth examination of what Chinese netizens think about various death sentences and executions in China.

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An Empirical Examination
Bin Liang and Jianhong Liu
Provides the first in-depth examination of what Chinese netizens think about death sentences and executions
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The Political Logic of Taxation in China
Changdong Zhang

Studies how the Chinese Communist Party uses and reforms its taxation institution to promote economic growth and governance quality while limits the emerging capitalists' political demand

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The Political Logic of Taxation in China
Changdong Zhang

Studies how the Chinese Communist Party uses and reforms its taxation institution to promote economic growth and governance quality while limits the emerging capitalists' political demand

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The Political Logic of Taxation in China
Changdong Zhang

Studies how the Chinese Communist Party uses and reforms its taxation institution to promote economic growth and governance quality while limits the emerging capitalists' political demand.

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Liang Luo
Tracing the history and adaptation of one of China’s foundational texts
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Liang Luo
Tracing the history and adaptation of one of China’s foundational texts
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Liang Luo
Tracing the history and adaptation of one of China’s foundational texts
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The Political Economy of Communist Land Reform in China
Matthew Noellert
Provides an alternative to both capitalist and communist conceptions of modern historical development based on relations to property
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The Political Economy of Communist Land Reform in China
Matthew Noellert
Provides an alternative to both capitalist and communist conceptions of modern historical development based on relations to property
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The Political Economy of Communist Land Reform in China
Matthew Noellert
Provides an alternative to both capitalist and communist conceptions of modern historical development based on relations to property
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The Rural in the Modern Chinese Cultural Imagination, 1915-1965
Yu Zhang

Focuses on the cultural practices and representations of “going to the countryside” as a distinctively modern experience in China between 1915 and 1965, bringing the rural back to the central concern of Chinese cultural studies

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The Rural in the Modern Chinese Cultural Imagination, 1915-1965
Yu Zhang

Focuses on the cultural practices and representations of “going to the countryside” as a distinctively modern experience in China between 1915 and 1965, bringing the rural back to the central concern of Chinese cultural studies

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The Rural in the Modern Chinese Cultural Imagination, 1915-1965
Yu Zhang
Focuses on the cultural practices and representations of “going to the countryside” as a distinctively modern experience in China between 1915 and 1965, bringing the rural back to the central concern of Chinese cultural studies
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Drama Reform and Cultural Transformation in the People's Republic of China
Maggie Greene
Even amidst the Maoist era’s politicized cultural production, culture workers continued to adapt traditional theatre to create bold new statements
 
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Drama Reform and Cultural Transformation in the People’s Republic of China
Maggie Greene
Even amidst the Maoist era’s politicized cultural production, culture workers continued to adapt traditional theatre to create bold new statements
 
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Drama Reform and Cultural Transformation in the People's Republic of China
Maggie Greene
Even amidst the Maoist era’s politicized cultural production, culture workers continued to adapt traditional theatre to create bold new statements
 
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A publication series dedicated to the study of 20th and 21st century China, China Understandings Today (CUT) seeks to present the latest and most innovative scholarship in social sciences and the humanities to the academic community as well as the general public. China Understandings Today invites publication proposals from scholars engaged in the study of China from historical, comparative, and/or multi-disciplinary perspectives. Editors are committed to promoting interdisciplinary studies, and to encouraging new forms of scholarship. We are also interested in quality translations of select scholarship in Chinese.

The University of Michigan Press and the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies at the University of Michigan will provide support for manuscript development for the China Understandings Today series as well as necessary publication subventions.

China Understandings Today

A publication series dedicated to the study of 20th and 21st century China, China Understandings Today (CUT) seeks to present the latest and most innovative scholarship in social sciences and the humanities to the academic community as well as the general public. China Understandings Today invites publication proposals from scholars engaged in the study of China from historical, comparative, and/or multi-disciplinary perspectives. Editors are committed to promoting interdisciplinary studies, and to encouraging new forms of scholarship. We are also interested in quality translations of select scholarship in Chinese.

The University of Michigan Press and the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies at the University of Michigan will provide support for manuscript development for the China Understandings Today series as well as necessary publication subventions.

staticMary Gallagher, University of Michigan
Emily Wilcox, William & Mary


Series Editors

Mary Gallagher, University of Michigan
Emily Wilcox, William & Mary



staticPlease send inquiries to ChinaSeriesEditors@umich.edu.

Submissions

Please send inquiries to ChinaSeriesEditors@umich.edu.

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