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26. Cover image for 'Peony Pavilion 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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27. 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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27. 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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28. 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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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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29. 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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30. 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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30. 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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31. 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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31. 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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31. 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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32. 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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33. 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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33. 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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34. 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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35. 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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36. 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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37. 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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38. Cover image for 'Classifying the Zhuangzi Chapters'
Volume: 65
Liu Xiaogan
A comprehensive analysis of the long-disputed structure of a great Daoist text
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Liu Xiaogan
A comprehensive analysis of the long-disputed structure of a great Daoist text
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39. 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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39. 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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40. Cover image for 'Song-Poems from Xanadu'
Volume: 64
J. I. Crump
Translated poems providing a survey of ch’ü poetry
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41. Cover image for 'In the Voice of Others'
Chinese Music Bureau Poetry
Volume: 63
Joseph R. Allen
Resurrects for the modern reader a significant body of ancient Chinese literature
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42. Cover image for 'Chinese Theater in Days of Kublai Khan'
Volume: 62
J. I. Crump
A complete introduction to the riches of Yuan drama by one of the foremost authorities on Chinese theater in the West
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43. Cover image for 'Nourish the People'
The State Civilian Granary System in China, 1650–1850
Volume: 60
Pierre-Etienne Will and R. Bin Wong; With James Lee; Contributions by Jean Oi and Peter Perdue
An exhaustive analysis of the Chinese state civilian granary system by a team of scholars
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The State Civilian Granary System in China, 1650–1850
Pierre-Etienne Will and R. Bin Wong; With James Lee; Contributions by Jean Oi and Peter Perdue
An exhaustive analysis of the Chinese state civilian granary system by a team of scholars
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44. Cover image for 'Taoist Meditation and Longevity Techniques'
Volume: 61
Edited by Livia Kohn, in cooperation with Yoshinobu Sakade
French, German, and Japanese scholars explore historical and technical as well as religious aspects of Taoism, ranging from pre-Han practice to the contemporary revival
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45. Cover image for 'Paths to Power'
Elite Mobility in Contemporary China
Volume: 55
By David M. Lampton with the assistance of Yeung Sai-cheung
Searches the lives of six top politicians in the post-Mao Zedong era for answers about their paths to power
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45. Cover image for 'Paths to Power'
Elite Mobility in Contemporary China
Volume: 55
By David M. Lampton with the assistance of Yeung Sai-cheung
Searches the lives of six top politicians in the post-Mao Zedong era for answers about their paths to power
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46. Cover image for 'Citizens and Groups in Contemporary China'
Volume: 56
Victor C. Falkenheim, Editor
Uses an interest-group approach to look at policymaking in China through studies of the roles of workers, peasants, scientists, intellectuals, managers, and the military
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46. Cover image for 'Citizens and Groups in Contemporary China'
Volume: 56
Victor C. Falkenheim, Editor
Uses an interest-group approach to look at policymaking in China through studies of the roles of workers, peasants, scientists, intellectuals, managers, and the military
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46. Cover image for 'Citizens and Groups in Contemporary China'
Victor C. Falkenheim, Editor
Uses an interest-group approach to look at policymaking in China through studies of the roles of workers, peasants, scientists, intellectuals, managers, and the military
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47. Cover image for 'China’s Universities'
Post-Mao Enrollment Policies and Their Impact on the Structure of Secondary Education
Volume: 46
Suzanne Pepper
Explores the effects of changing examination conventions on Chinese universities through interview analysis
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48. Cover image for 'Social Organization in South China, 1911–1949'
The Case of Kuan Lineage in K’ai-p’ing County
Volume: 48
Yuen-fong Woon
An exploration of the effects on patrilineal kinship ties of the social and political changes in the period between the revolutions of 1912 and 1949
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48. Cover image for 'Social Organization in South China, 1911–1949'
The Case of Kuan Lineage in K’ai-p’ing County
Yuen-fong Woon
An exploration of the effects on patrilineal kinship ties of the social and political changes in the period between the revolutions of 1912 and 1949
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49. Cover image for 'Soviet Studies of Premodern China'
Assessments of Recent Scholarship
Volume: 50
Gilbert Rozman, Editor
The first complete survey of Soviet work on premodern Chinese literature and history
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49. Cover image for 'Soviet Studies of Premodern China'
Assessments of Recent Scholarship
Volume: 50
Gilbert Rozman, Editor
The first complete survey of Soviet work on premodern Chinese literature and history
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50. Cover image for 'The Economic Development of Manchuria'
The Rise of a Frontier Economy
Volume: 43
Kang Chao
A detailed economic study of the transformation of Manchuria after 1860
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