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 Contemporary Chinese Studies

This series provides new scholarship and perspectives on modern and contemporary China, including China's contested borderlands and minority peoples; ongoing social, cultural, and political changes; and the varied histories that animate China today.


2017
Beyond the Amur
Frontier Encounters between China and Russia, 1850-1930
Victor Zatsepine

Empire and Environment in the Making of Manchuria
Norman Smith, ed.

State of Exchange
Migrant NGOs and the Chinese Government
Jennifer Y.J. Hsu

Banished to the Great Northern Wilderness
Political Exile and Re-education in Mao's China
Ning Wang

2015
The Pragmatic Dragon
China's Grand Strategy and Boundary Settlements
Eric Hyer

2014

The Business of Culture

Cultural Entrepreneurs in China and Southeast Asia, 1900-65
Christopher Rea and Nicolai Volland, eds.

Staging Corruption
Chinese Television and Politics
Ruoyun Bai

Cultivating Connections
The Making of Chinese Prairie Canada
Alison R. Marshall

Coping with Calamity
Environmental Change and Peasant Response in Central China, 1736-1949
Jiayan Zhang

The Making of Modern Chinese Medicine, 1850-1960
Bridie Andrews

Remembering the Samsui Women
Migration and Social Memory in Singapore and China
Kelvin E.Y. Low

2013

Diasporic Chineseness after the Rise of China
Communities and Cultural Production
Julia Kuehn, Kam Louie, and David M. Pomfret, eds.

Chinese Comfort Women
Testimonies from Imperial Japan's Sex Slaves
Peipei Qiu, with Su Zhiliang and Chen Lifei

Sporting Gender
Women Athletes and Celebrity-Making during China's National Crisis, 1931-45
Yunxiang Gao

Chieftains into Ancestors

Imperial Expansion and Indigenous Society in Southwest China
David Faure and Ho Ts'ui-p'ing, eds.

Milestones on a Golden Road

Writing for Chinese Socialism, 1945-80
Richard King

2012
Merry Laughter and Angry Curses
The Shanghai Tabloid Press, 1897-1911
Juan Wang

Intoxicating Manchuria
Educational Reform in a Alcohol, Opium, and Culture in China's Northeast
Norman Smith

A School in Every Village
Educational Reform in a Northeast China County, 1904-31
Elizabeth R. VanderVen

2011
Beyond Suffering

Recounting War in Modern China
James Flath and Norman Smith, eds.

Keeping the Nation's House
Domestic Management and the Making of Modern China
Helen M. Schneider

2010

Eating Bitterness

New Perspectives on China's Great Leap Forward and Famine

Kimberley Ens Manning and Felix Wemheuer, eds.

Smokeless Sugar

The Death of a Provincial Bureaucrat and the Construction of China's National Economy

Emily M. Hill

Administering the Colonizer

Manchuria's Russians under Chinese Rule, 1918-29

Blaine Chiasson

Art in Turmoil

The Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1966-76

Richard King, ed.

2009
The New Silk Road Diplomacy

China's Central Asian Foreign Policy Since the Cold War

Hasan H. Karrar

2007
The Chinese State at the Borders

Diana Lary, ed.

Resisting Manchukuo
Chinese Women Writers and the Japanese Occupation

Norman Smith

Teachers' Schools and the Making of the Modern Chinese Nation-State, 1897-1937
Xiaoping Cong

2006
Tibet and Nationalist China's Frontier

Intrigues and Ethnopolitics, 1928-49

Hsiao-ting Lin

2004
Obedient Autonomy

Chinese Intellectuals and the Achievement of Orderly Life

Erika E.S. Evasdottir

The Cult of Happiness
Nianhua, Art, and History in Rural North China

James A. Flath

Gutenberg in Shanghai
Chinese Print Capitalism, 1876-1937

Christopher A. Reed

2003
Gender and Change in Hong Kong

Globalization, Postcolonialism, and Chinese Patriarchy

Eliza W.Y. Lee, ed.

2001
Scars of War

The Impact of Warfare on Modern China

Diana Lary and Stephen MacKinnon

Chinese Democracy after Tiananmen
Yijiang Ding

1999
The Chinese in Vancouver, 1945-80

The Pursuit of Identity and Power

Wing Chung Ng

1997
The Power of Words

Literacy and Revolution in South China, 1949-95

Glen Peterson


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