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China's Rural Areas

Building a Moderately Prosperous Society

by China Development Research Foundation

<p>The prosperity of China’s people has advanced very much in recent decades. However, in many respects China is still a developing country, and this is especially true of rural areas where economic progress has not been as marked as in urban ...

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China's Social Policy

Transformation and Challenges

by Kinglun Ngok & Chak Kwan Chan

<p>This book critically and comprehensively examines China’s welfare development amidst its rapid economic growth and increasing social tensions. It covers the main policy areas from China’s inception of the open door policy in 1978 to the new ...

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China, 1895-1912 State-Sponsored Reforms and China's Late-Qing Revolution: Selected Essays from Zhongguo Jindai Shi - Modern Chinese History, 1840-1919

Selected Essays from Zhongguo Jindai Shi - Modern Chinese History, 1840-1919

by Zhongguo Jindai Shi & Douglas R. Reynolds

<p>Offering recent scholarship in Chinese historiography, this text focuses on radical, even revolutionary, changes of the period 1895-1912. The book investigates intellectual and institutional changes associated with the government's Xinzheng ...

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China-Africa Relations

Building Images through Cultural Co-operation, Media Representation, and Communication

by Kathryn Batchelor & Xiaoling Zhang

<p>The recent rapid growth in China’s involvement in Africa is being promoted by both Chinese and African leaders as being conducted in a spirit of cooperation, friendship and equality. In the media and informally, however, a different, less ...

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Chinese Awakenings

Life Stories From The Unofficial China

by James Tyson & Ann Tyson

<p>This evocative and fascinating book shows how, from muddy village crossroads to raucous city streets, Chinese exhilarated by new dreams are shaping the future of their nation. Over the course of five years spent as China correspondents for ...

ISBN: 9780429720741

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Chinese Foreign Policy/h

by Robert G. Sutter

<p>Chinese foreign policy has changed radically since the Cultural Revolution of 1966-1969. This book focuses on turning points in China's policy and looks at the influence of foreign pressures on China. It assesses the impact of internal ...

ISBN: 9780429726989

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Chinese Middlemen in Hong Kong's Colonial Economy, 1830-1890

by Kaori Abe

<p>The traditional view of the Hong Kong colonial economy is that it was dominated by Western companies, notably the great British merchant houses, and that these firms enlisted support from Chinese middlemen – the compradors – who were ...

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Chinese Transnational Migration in the Age of Global Modernity

The Case of Oceania

by Liangni Sally Liu

<p>The term ‘circulatory transnational migration’ best describes the unconventional migratory route of many contemporary Chinese migrants – that is an unfinished set of circulatory movements that these migrants engage in between the homeland and

ISBN: 9781315438511

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Chopi Musicians

Their Music, Poetry and Instruments

by Hugh Tracey

<p>Originally published in 1948 and updated with a new introduction in 1970 this book is a classic study on the musical life of a Bantu people in Mozambique. It discusses the poetry on which the music and dances are based and provides, both in ...

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Church And Israel After Christendom

The Politics Of Election

by Scott Bader-Saye

<p>This book presents two seismic events. The first is the demise of the Christendom paradigm, in which the church was positioned as the spiritual sponsor of Western civilization. The second event is the Holocaust, the Shoah, the systematic ...

ISBN: 9780429721687

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Citizenship, Community and Democracy in India

From Bombay to Maharashtra, c. 1930 - 1960

by Oliver Godsmark

<p>On 1 May 1960, Bombay Province was bifurcated into the two new provinces of Gujarat and Maharashtra, amidst scenes of great public fanfare and acclaim. This decision marked the culmination of a lengthy campaign for the creation of Samyukta ...

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Cityscapes of New Orleans

by Richard Campanella

<p>Exploring the Crescent City from the ground up, Richard Campanella takes us on a winding journey toward explaining the city’s distinct urbanism and eccentricities. In <em>Cityscapes of New Orleans</em>, Campanella—a historical geographer and ...

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Civil Society and Political Reform in Lebanon and Libya

Transition and constraint

by Carmen Geha

<p>Lebanon and Libya have undergone critical political events in recent years. However, demands for reform from civic institutions during these transitions have not led to concrete political decisions.</p> <p><em>Civil Society and Political ...

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Clientelism and Patronage in the Middle East and North Africa

Networks of Dependency

by Laura Ruiz de Elvira, Christoph H. Schwarz & Irene Weipert-Fenner

<p>One common demand in the 2011 uprisings in the MENA region was the call for ‘freedom, dignity, and social justice.’ Citizens rallied against corruption and clientelism, which for many protesters were deeply linked to political ...

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College for the Commonwealth

A Case for Higher Education in American Democracy

by Michael T. Benson & Hal R. Boyd

<p>In the past decade, states across the nation have cut higher education spending per student by more than 15 percent. Kentucky has experienced some of the largest cuts in the country, leading many to claim that higher education is in a state ...

ISBN: 9780813176604

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Colombia

A Concise Contemporary History

by Michael J. LaRosa & Germán R. Mejía

<p>Colombia is at a historic crossroads as its leaders implement peace accords that will end an undeclared but bitter civil war that has raged for more than half a century. Building a nation at peace will require the input and collaboration of ...

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Colonial Bridgehead

Government And Society In Alexandria, 1807-1882

by Michael J Reimer

<p>At the end of the eighteenth century, Alexandria was a small unimposing town; less than a century later, the city had become a busy hub of Mediterranean commerce and Egypt’s master link to the international economy. This is the first study to

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Coming Of Age In The Middle East

by Mostyn

<p>First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor &amp; Francis, an informa company.</p> ...

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Coming To Terms

Indochina, The United States, And The War

by Douglas Allen

<p>Despite the plethora of works on the Vietnam War, this is the first book to present an accessible overview from both the Indochinese and antiwar perspectives. The authors trace the prewar history, war years, and postwar experiences of ...

ISBN: 9780429719134

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Communal Rituals of the Nyakyusa

by Monica Wilson

<p>Originally published in 1959, this book includes detailed accounts of Nyakyusa traditions of origin,  osmology and moral values, often in direct quotations from informants, while part of the book is devoted to a description of Christian ...

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