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Science and Technology in Modern China, 1880s-1940s
Language: en
Pages: 360
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-20 - Publisher: BRILL

Science and Technology in Modern China, 1880s-1940s looks at the transnational routes for the development of science and technology in the first pivotal decades
The Power of Print in Modern China
Language: en
Pages: 371
Authors: Robert Culp
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-28 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Amid early twentieth-century China’s epochal shifts, a vital and prolific commercial publishing industry emerged. Recruiting late Qing literati, foreign-train
Games of Empires
Language: de
Pages: 408
Authors: Karen Aydin
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

Brettspiele gehören zu den ältesten kulturellen Praktiken. Sie nehmen mit ihrer spezifischen Form unter den Spielen eine besondere Rolle ein. Zugleich gehört
The Horizon of Modernity
Language: en
Pages: 412
Authors: Ady Van den Stock
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-06 - Publisher: BRILL

The Horizon of Modernity provides a historicized account of New Confucian philosophy in relation to the contemporary revival of Confucianism and explores the ne
The Making of the Human Sciences in China
Language: en
Pages: 566
Authors: Howard Chiang
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-07 - Publisher: BRILL

This volume provides a history of how “the human” has been constituted as a subject of scientific inquiry in China from the seventeenth century to the prese
Modern Chinese Religion II: 1850 - 2015 (2 vols)
Language: en
Pages: 1128
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-19 - Publisher: BRILL

This book examines the transformation of values in China since 1850, first in the “secular” realms of economics, science, medicine, aesthetics, media and ge
Mao's Bestiary
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Liz P. Y. Chee
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-23 - Publisher: Duke University Press

Controversy over the medicinal uses of wild animals in China has erupted around the ethics and efficacy of animal-based drugs, the devastating effect of animal
Composing Modernist Connections in China and Europe
Language: en
Pages: 174
Authors: Chunjie Zhang
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-27 - Publisher: Routledge

Global modernisms are marked by tremendous transformations in lifestyle, historical consciousness, cultural values, ethics, wars, and crises. This book emphasiz
Transtopia in the Sinophone Pacific
Language: en
Pages: 359
Authors: Howard Chiang
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-06 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

As a broad category of identity, “transgender” has given life to a vibrant field of academic research since the 1990s. Yet the Western origins of the field
After Eunuchs
Language: en
Pages: 391
Authors: Howard Chiang
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-07 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

For much of Chinese history, the eunuch stood out as an exceptional figure at the margins of gender categories. Amid the disintegration of the Qing Empire, men