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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 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

The Cinematic Representati...

There has been an increasing recognition of the fluidity and ambiguity of ethnic identities within the context of global mobility. With that in mind, how have films constructed the identity of ethnic Chinese in the United States? This book addresses this issue through three sub-questions. First, why is the family narrative so chara...
£47.99

The Evolution of Regional ...

This book explores and evaluates the evolution of regional (uneven) development in Jiangsu province in China, during the economic reform that began in the late 1970s and continues to the present day. Using detailed case studies, it clarifies and deciphers a number of fundamental ideological and institutional logics that have decisi...
£47.99

The Lowdown on China’s Hig...

“Obviously, you are not chanting the exultations of China which many of my country people are used to listening to.” A Chinese scholar recognizes that this book is not a further attempt to curry favor with China by tickling its leaders’ ears. This book examines what is right and the truth about what is wrong with English language e...
£44.99

The Power of Culture

China and the United States, two massive economic and military powers, cannot avoid engaging with each other. Enjoying what is often termed “the most important bilateral relationship in the world”, the two sometimes cooperate, but often compete, as their interests come into conflict. Both countries are separated not just by the Pac...
£62.99

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

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

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

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

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

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

Traditional Chinese Rites ...

Traditional Chinese Rites and Rituals provides a comprehensive overview of the social practices of Chinese people on various occasions of cultural importance. While explaining how these rites and rituals are performed, it also introduces the reasons why certain norms are followed by individuals, families and the state as a whole. A...
£41.99
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