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Chinese Studies

Cambridge Scholars Publishing has a burgeoning collection of Chinese Studies titles covering all aspects of Chinese history, society, philosophy, politics, economic development, and trade and commerce, across all periods. With a keen focus on Chinese language studies, these titles are focused on promoting scholarly dialogue and further research in this ever-evolving field.

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The Yields of Transition

The present volume is dedicated to the Wei Jin and Southern and Northern Dynasties (220–589 AD), which is generally regarded as one of the most fascinating phases in Chinese history. The collection opens new theoretical and methodological pathways in sinological studies, bringing to the forefront a new idea of intercultural encount...
£44.99

Traditional Chinese Philos...

Specific Chinese models for theories of knowledge were premised upon a structurally ordered external reality; since natural (or cosmic) order is organic, it naturally follows the ‘flow’ of structural patterns and operates in accordance with structural principles that regulate every existence. In this worldview, our mind is also str...
£44.99

Xue-guanhua 學官話

The Sino-Japonic manuscript Xue-guanhua/Gaku-kanwa 學官話 (Learning Mandarin Chinese), compiled for students from the Ryūkyū Kingdom, is a noteworthy historical Chinese educational source. It represents historical cross-cultural interactions between Okinawan residents in China and the locals in a wide variety of speech situations, and...
£34.99

Dreaming across Languages ...

Dreaming across Languages and Cultures: A Study of the Literary Translations of the Hong lou meng (also called The Dream of the Red Chamber, Red Chamber Dream, or The Story of the Stone) is a groundbreaking monograph in translation studies. Integrating theory with practice, it examines, analyses, compares, and evaluates 14 versions...
£59.99

The Reception of Chinese A...

The Reception of Chinese Art Across Cultures is a collection of essays examining the ways in which Chinese art has been circulated, collected, exhibited and perceived in Japan, Europe and America from the fourteenth century to the twenty-first. Scholars and curators from East Asia, Europe and North America jointly present cutting-e...
£49.99

Tourism and Colonization i...

Direct flights to former imperial capitals, continued visits to the same tourist sites, and the emergence of tours dedicated to the imperial past all pose the question of the heritage of tourism in the former colonies. Lesser-known as a field of research, the study of tourism in colonial situations has begun to impose itself over t...
£52.99

Chinese Migration and Fami...

Migration has played a significant role throughout Chinese history. Over the past few decades, the movements of the Chinese people, representing as they do a huge proportion of the world population, have attracted increasing attention both domestically and globally. Chinese migration is often a particularly complex phenomenon. On o...
£47.99

Traditional Chinese Folk C...

Traditional Chinese Folk Customs provides the reader with a kaleidoscopic view of social and cultural phenomena in various different areas and ethnic communities in China, in both ancient times and the present. Although the extent to which such old customs are still prevalent in Chinese society today varies, these traditions have h...
£41.99

Chinese Food for Life Care

Chinese Food for Life Care explores traditional Chinese ways of eating, and the Chinese people’s opinions as regards the choices of food in various situations. It discusses a great variety of traditionally consumed Chinese food items, explaining why some items are more popular than others in the country, and why the Chinese people ...
£41.99

ChiMoKoJa

The initial volume of the new biannual and peer-reviewed journal ChiMoKoJa – Histories of China, Mongolia, Korea, and Japan covers different aspects of East Asian history. The first chapter deals with the Russian East Asiatic Company in the aftermath of the Russo-Japanese War in 1904-5. Yukimura Sakon shows how far the war had chan...
£29.99

The Chinese Language Demys...

The Chinese Language Demystified offers a detailed exploration of the features that have made Mandarin Chinese so unique among the major languages of the world, particularly English and other European linguistic forms of communication. While discussing the aspects that contribute to the perception of the language as somewhat ‘myste...
£41.99

Traditional Chinese Exerci...

Traditional Chinese Exercises offers detailed insights into practical ways of rebuilding one’s physique and keeping physically fit through well-matched illustrations. In addition to exploring such “regular exercises” as Qi-Gong and Taiji, it also investigates a number of traditionally practiced “minor exercises” that, without being...
£47.99
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