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1 online resource (390 pages) : illustrations.
  • The China Academic Library and Information System (CALIS) / Xiaoxia Yao, Qiang Zhu, Juanjuan Liu
  • The China Academic Digital Associative Library (CADAL) / Chen Huang, Helen F. Xue
  • The China Academic Social Sciences and Humanities Library (CASHL) / Zhiying Guan, Jingjing Wang
  • Development of innovative user services / Long Xiao, Yaqiong Liu
  • The practice of outreach services in Chinese special libraries / Xiaoping Xin, Xinnian Wu
  • Scholarly learning commons / Jin Chen [and 4 others]
  • Library buildings on new campuses / Jianxin Gu
  • The construction and development of the Academic Digital Library of Chinese Ancient Collections / Xiao Long, Boyue Yao
  • Digital libraries in the western region of China / Yongzhong Sha, Wenjing Hu, Wei Guo
  • The construction and development of academic library digital special subject databases / Yan Rao, Yaolei Zhang
  • Research data management: models, challenges, and actions / Yuhong Cui
  • Technology innovations in academic libraries in China / Wu Chen, Fei Yao, Airong Jiang
  • Library and information science education and graduate programs in academic libraries / Lyu Na
  • Research initiatives and projects in academic libraries / Yafang Fan, Xuejuan Zhang, Guisu Li
  • A bibliometric analysis of research and services in Chinese academic libraries / Suoling Zhu, Wen Shi
  • Leadership development and career planning / Jing Guo, Hao Zhang, Yijun Zong
  • Assessment and evaluation of academic libraries in China / Qiong Tang, Yin Xie, Rina Su
  • The trends of Chinese-American library relations / Lian Ruan, Li Fu
  • Resource sharing and mutually beneficial cooperation: a look at the new united model in public and college libraries / Qi Yin [and 3 others].
As the Chinese economy develops, academic libraries continue to evolve and provide indispensable services for their users. Throughout this growth, the scientific and cultural dialogue between China and the United States has made it necessary for each country's libraries to understand each other. Academic libraries often act as catalysts for progress and innovation; proper management and applications of these resources is key to promote further research. Academic Library Development and Administration in China provides a resource to promote Sino-U.S. communication and collaboration between their academic libraries. In considering the relationship between China and the West, this publication serves as a timely reflection on the expanding global field of information science. This publication is intended for librarians, researchers, university administrators, and information scientists in both the U.S. and China.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522505501 20161213
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xx, 381 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Introduction: Background-- What Is the Angel Investing-- Why Should China Develop Angel Investing-- Angel Investing Practice: Research on China's Angel Investment-- Entrepreneurs: How to Attract Angel Investors-- Angel Investors: How to Do Angel Investing-- Third Party Supporting Angel Investment-- Angel Investing Market: Angel Investing Market in China-- Angel Investing Eco-system in China-- International Trends and Influences on China-- ACA Summit Review (2013-2014)-- A Survey on Angel Investors in Hong Kong Area-- Z-park of Beijing: Hotspots of Angel Investing-- Surveys on New Incubators in Z-park of Beijing-- Development of Equity-based Crowd-funding in China-- Appendices: Active Angels' Experiences-- Opinions from Expert Interviews-- Angel Group List-- Public Policies List--.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789813108684 20161024
The Chinese economy is growing at an unprecedented speed, and one of the emerging trends is angel investment. It is an area with tremendous potential for growth. Compared with the more mature markets in Western countries, however, angel investing in China is still at an early stage, due to a lack of incentives and insufficient policy support.By delving into existing literature on China's angel investment and conducting interviews with leading angel investors for China and abroad, Prof. Liu Manhong and Dr Wang Jiani - both scholars on and practitioners in the angel investment market - try to provide readers with a detailed picture of China's angel market: What is going on in the market? How should the government formulate relevant polices? And, perhaps more pertinently, what should investors know if they have invested in or are going to enter this market?This book will be very useful for scholars and researchers on China's angel market, as well as those 'angels' who would like to tap its full potential.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789813108684 20161024
Green Library
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xvi, 340 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 26 cm
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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xii, 308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • I: Art, politics, and economics
  • Maoist aesthetics
  • Production and circulation of literature under the revolutionary cultural economy
  • II: A culture of models and copies
  • Art and the culture of models and copies
  • Barefoot doctors and femininity
  • Opera and transplantation between cultures
  • Ballet across genres and forms
  • Mao as doxa
  • Intellectuals as ghosts
  • Chinese Glossary.
In the 1950s, a French journalist joked that the Chinese were 'blue ants under the red flag, ' dressing identically and even marching in an identical fashion. When the Cultural Revolution officially began, this uniformity seemed to extend to the mind. From the outside, this was a monotonous world, full of repetitions and imitation, but a closer look reveals a range of cultural experiences, which also provided individuals with an obscure sense of freedom. In The Art of Cloning, Pang Laikwan examines this period in Chinese history when ordinary citizens read widely, travelled extensively through the country, and engaged in a range of cultural and artistic activities. The freedom they experienced, argues Pang, differs from the freedom, under Western capitalism, to express individuality through a range of consumer products. However, it was far from boring, and filled with its own kind of diversity.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784785208 20170213
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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268 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction[-]Neighbouring in the Borderworlds along China's Frontiers[-]Juan Zhang and Martin Saxer[-][-]Chapter 1[-]Bright Lights Across the River: Competing Modernities at China's Edge[-]Franck Bill [-][-]Chapter 2[-]Realms of Free Trade, Enclaves of Order: Chinese-Built 'Instant Cities' in Northern Laos[-]P l Ny ri[-][-]Chapter 3[-]New Roads, Old Trades: Neighbouring China in Northwestern Nepal[-]Martin Saxer[-][-]Chapter 4[-]Trading on Change: Bazaars and Social Transformation in the Borderlands of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Xinjiang[-]Henryk Alff[-][-]Chapter 5[-]A World Community of Neighbours in the Making: Resource Cosmopolitics and Mongolia's 'Third Neighbour' Diplomacy[-]Uradyn E. Bulag[-][-]Chapter 6[-]The Mobile and the Material in the Himalayan Borderlands[-]Tina Harris[-][-]Chapter 7[-]Odd Neighbours: Trans-Himalayan Tibetan Itineraries and Chinese Economic Development[-]Chris Vasantkumar[-][-]Chapter 8[-]'China Is Paradise': Fortune and Refuge, Brokers and Partners, or the Migration Trajectories of Burmese Muslims toward the Yunnan Borderlands[-]Renaud Egreteau[-][-]Chapter 9[-]Neighbouring in Anxiety along the China-Vietnam Border[-]Juan Zhang[-][-]Chapter 10[-]China's Animal Neighbours[-]Magnus Fiskesj [-][-]Bibliography[-][-].
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789462982581 20170227
Borders, Asia, China, Anthropology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789462982581 20170227
Green Library
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viii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • 1. Introduction: Understanding Central-Local Relations in China (John A. Donaldson) 2. Central-Provincial Power Relations in the Fiscal Realm of China, 1980-2014 (S. Philip Hsu) 3. China's Perforated Investment Control, 1978-2013 (Yukyung Yeo) 4. China's Regional Development Policy (Long Yang) 5. China's Administrative Hierarchy: The Balance of Power and Winners and Losers Within China's Levels of Government (John A. Donaldson) 6. Implementation: Changing Norms, Issue-Variance, and Unending Tugs of War (Jae Ho Chung) 7. China's Culture Policy and the Central-Local Relationship (Tse-Kang Leng) 8. Recentralization in China's Social Welfare Regime (Xufeng Zhu) 9. Central-Local Interactions in Foreign Affairs (Mingjiang Li).
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138672079 20160815
How do we understand the evolution of central-local relations in China during the reform period? This book addresses this question by focusing on eight separate issues in which the central-local relationship has been especially salient - government finance, investment control, regional development, administrative zoning, implementation, culture, social welfare and international relations. Each chapter introduces a sector and the way the center and various local governments have shared or divided power over the different periods of China's reform era. The balance of power is gauged dynamically over time to measure the extent to which one level of government dominates, influences or shares power in making decisions in each of these particular domains, as well as what is likely to occur in the foreseeable future. The authors assess the winners and losers of these changes among key actors in China's society. The result provides a dynamic view of China's changing power relations.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138672079 20160815
Green Library
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xvi, 141 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • PART I Building empires, crossing borders 1 The Kwok family in treaty port China, 1880-1949 2 The Kwok family after liberation PART II Finding work in the Eastern markets 3 Work and surveillance in Australian expatriate communities 4 Class and commerce in Australian expatriate communities PART III 'Liberating' China, 'saving' Australia 5 Socialists, missionaries and internationalists 6 Trade unionists, patriots and anticolonialists.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138797628 20170327
In the first half of the twentieth century, a diverse community of Australians settled in Shanghai. There they forged a 'China trade', circulating goods, people and ideas across the South China Sea, from Shanghai and Hong Kong to Sydney and Melbourne. This trade has been largely forgotten in contemporary Australia, where future economic ties trump historical memory when it comes to popular perceptions of China. After the First World War, Australians turned to Chinese treaty ports, fleeing poverty and unemployment, while others sought to 'save' China through missionary work and socialist ideas. Chinese Australians, disillusioned by Australian racism under the White Australia Policy, arrived to participate in Chinese nation building and ended up forging business empires which survive to this day. This book follows the life trajectories of these Australians, providing a means by which we can address one of the pervading tensions of race, empire and nation in the twentieth century: the relationship between working-class aspirations for social mobility and the exclusionary and discriminatory practices of white settler societies.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138797628 20170327
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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x, 177 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
  • 1.Introduction: Legitimation & Authoritarianism 2. The Authoritarian Public Sphere: 'We Always Had Complaints But Only in Our Minds' 3. Authoritarian Power & Legitimating Messages: A Framework for Analysis 4. Manipulating the Public Sphere in North Korea, Burma/Myanmar, and China 5. Unsettling an Authoritarian Public Sphere? Shadow Markets, Independent Journalism, and the Internet 6. Beyond Post-Cold War Asia: Explorations in the Authoritarian Public Sphere 7. Conclusion: The Authoritarian Public Sphere and Contemporary Autocracies.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138210356 20170321
Authoritarian regimes craft and disseminate reasons, stories, and explanations for why they are entitled to rule. To shield those legitimating messages from criticism, authoritarian regimes also censor information that they find threatening. While committed opponents of the regime may be violently repressed, this book is about how the authoritarian state keeps the majority of its people quiescent by manipulating the ways in which they talk and think about political processes, the authorities, and political alternatives. Using North Korea, Burma (Myanmar) and China as case studies, this book explains how the authoritarian public sphere shapes political discourse in each context. It also examines three domains of potential subversion of legitimating messages: the shadow markets of North Korea, networks of independent journalists in Burma, and the online sphere in China. In addition to making a theoretical contribution to the study of authoritarianism, the book draws upon unique empirical data from fieldwork conducted in the region, including interviews with North Korean defectors in South Korea, Burmese exiles in Thailand, and Burmese in Myanmar who stayed in the country during the military government. When analyzed alongside state-produced media, speeches, and legislation, the material provides a rich understanding of how autocratic legitimation influences everyday discussions about politics in the authoritarian public sphere. Explaining how autocracies manipulate the ways in which their citizens talk and think about politics, this book will be of interest to students and scholars of Asian politics, comparative politics and authoritarian regimes.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138210356 20170321
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xi, 283 pages : map ; 24 cm.
  • The anti-rightist campaign and political labelling
  • Beijing rightists on the army farms of Beidahuang
  • Political offenders in Xingkaihu labour camp
  • Life and death in Beidahuang
  • Inner turmoil and internecine strife among political exiles
  • End without end.
Following Mao Zedong's Anti-Rightist Campaign of 1957-58, Chinese intellectuals were subjected to "re-education" by the state. In Banished to the Great Northern Wilderness, Ning Wang draws on labour farm archives and other newly uncovered Chinese-language sources, including an interview with a camp guard, to provide a remarkable look at the suffering and complex psychological world of intellectuals banished to China's remote north. Wang's use of grassroots sources challenges our perception of the intellectual as a renegade martyr - revealing how exiles often denounced one another and, for self-preservation, declared allegiance to the state.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780774832236 20170306
Green Library
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xviii, 149 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • 1. Introduction 2. Class Analysis in Comparative Perspective 3. Social Identity of the Middle Class 4. Between the State and the Market 5. Middle Class Attitude towards Socio-Political Affairs 6. Nationalism among the Middle Class 7. Viewing Those Below: The Marginalised Social Groups 8. Being Middle Class in the Middle Kingdom.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138187689 20170327
Many studies of the Chinese middle class focus on defining it and viewing its significance for economic development and its potential for sociopolitical modernisation. This book goes beyond such objective approaches and considers middle class people's subjective understanding and diverse experiences of class. Based on extensive original research including social surveys and detailed interviews, the book explores who the middle class think they are, what they think about a wide range of socioeconomic and sociopolitical issues, and why they think as they do. It examines attitudes towards the welfare state, social inequality, nationalism, relations with foreign countries and opinions on many social controversies, thereby portraying middle class people as more than simply luxury consumers and potential agents of democracy. The book concludes that a clear class identity and political consciousness have yet to emerge, but that middle class attitudes are best characterised as searching for a balance between old and new, the traditional and the foreign, the principled and the pragmatic.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138187689 20170327
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
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xiii, 345 pages ; 21 cm
This book analyzes the work of iconic Chilean author Alberto Blest Gana (1830-1920) through the lens of Machiavelli and Cervantes. Transatlantic in scope, it uses literary studies and cultural history to delve into Chile's emergence as a nation and to illustrate a set of conflicts among the political parties and social classes in the early days of independence, the 1830s and 1850s. With a focus on Martin Rivas: Novela de costumbres politico-sociales [Martin Rivas: A Novel of Socio-Political Manners] (1862), El ideal de un calavera [The Ideal of a Rogue/Libertine] (1863), and Durante la Reconquista [During the Re-Conquest] (1897), this study examines the political and social exchanges and the place of social order in a critical period in Chile's national development. Blest Gana's three novels vividly depict the whys and hows of Chile's early political struggles, dramatically underscoring the painfully real and very deep disagreements about the nation's early direction and sense of identity, and showing how political and cultural antagonisms resulted from social hierarchies. For some, patria was synonymous with order itself; order needed to be established and maintained no matter how severe the measures. The book is informed by a desire to use early narrative expressions of Chile's national identity to illuminate the political and cultural heritage of the twentieth century, especially the disruptions that occurred during the government and ultimate ousting of Salvador Allende Gossens (1908-1973), president of Chile from 1970 to 1973. In Blest Gana's three texts, the enmities among Chileans reveal a fundamental and ongoing social, political and cultural disunity. This crack in the national foundation accounts in part for what erupted during the government of Allende, an idealist and a quixotic individual who believed in socialism via democracy and fought for equality in society. Betrayed from all sides, Allende was violently removed from power by a military junta led by Augusto Pinochet Ugarte (1915-2006), who ruled from 1973 to 1990. Under Pinochet's dictatorship, books and print materials were scrutinized and censored in a way that was not unlike the period when Cervantes published the first and second parts of Don Quijote. Martin Rivas, however, continued to be read in schools, but mostly as a love story, with its political commentary effectively concealed.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781443899772 20170313
Green Library
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viii, 351 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Green Library
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xv, 247 pages ; 25 cm
  • Questions about footbinding
  • Seeking answers : research methods and fieldwork
  • The North China Plain
  • Northwest China
  • Southwest China
  • Bound feet across China.
Footbinding was common in China until the early twentieth century, when most Chinese were family farmers. Why did these families bind young girls' feet? And why did footbinding stop? In this groundbreaking work, Laurel Bossen and Hill Gates upend the popular view of footbinding as a status, or even sexual, symbol by showing that it was an undeniably effective way to get even very young girls to sit still and work with their hands.Interviews with 1,800 elderly women, many with bound feet, reveal the reality of girls' hand labor across the North China Plain, Northwest China, and Southwest China. As binding reshaped their feet, mothers disciplined girls to spin, weave, and do other handwork because many village families depended on selling such goods. When factories eliminated the economic value of handwork, footbinding died out. As the last generation of footbound women passes away, Bound Feet, Young Hands presents a data-driven examination of the social and economic aspects of this misunderstood custom.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780804799553 20170227
Green Library
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256 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction 1. Past British Thought about China to 1900 'So Well Conceited of Themselves': Early Jesuit and British Accounts 'Fifty years of Europe' vs. 'A Cycle of Cathay': Imperialism and China Christianity, Compassion and Modernity: Missionary Views The Moral Burden: Victorian Travel Writings British Policy, 1895-1900 2. 1900-1910 The Boxer Uprising, 1900 The Boxer Uprising and Chinese 'Awakening' Sir Robert Hart and Chinese 'Awakening' Official policy, 1901-1904 Chinese Nationalism, 1905 G.E. Morrison's Opinions and Influence Official Policy, 1905-1910 3. 1911-1918 Assessments of the 1911 Revolution British policy towards China, 1911-1918 4. 1919 to early 1925 The First World War and Empire The Paris Peace Conference The Creation of a New Order in East Asia Chinese Issues, 1922-1924 The Bolshevik Threat and the Yellow Peril The Boxer Indemnity and Chinese Educational Exchange 5. 1925 Unrest in China: 30 May and its Aftermath The View from Whitehall Government Advisors and Lobbyists Public Responses The Government Response Conclusion 6. 1926 The Hong Kong Boycott and the Business Lobby The Tariff Conference in Beijing Finding Consensus Changing Perceptions of the GMD Challenging Conciliation The Move Towards a Pro-GMD Policy The New China Policy: Creating the December Memorandum 7. 1927 The Hankou Incident, the Shanghai Defence Force and the Public Response The Chen-O'Malley Agreement The Nanjing 'Outrages' Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138909847 20161003
Britain's relationship with China in the nineteenth and early twentieth century is often viewed in terms of gunboat diplomacy, unequal treaties, and the unrelenting pursuit of Britain's own commercial interests. This book, however, based on extensive original research, demonstrates that in Britain after the First World War a combination of liberal, Labour party, pacifist, missionary and some business opinion began to argue for imperial retreat from China, and that this movement gathered sufficient momentum for a sympathetic attitude to Chinese demands becoming official Foreign Office policy in 1926. The book considers the various strands of this movement, relates developments in Britain to the changing situation in China, especially the rise of the Chinese nationalists, the Guomindang, and argues that, contrary to what many people think, the reassertion of China's national rights was begun successfully in this period rather than after the Communist takeover in 1949.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138909847 20161003
Green Library
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xiv, 370 pages : illustration, maps ; 25 cm
  • Acts of ingratitude
  • The limitations of propaganda
  • Patriotic soul boys and other Chinese myths
  • Tibetology with Chinese characteristics
  • Chinese and Tibetan perspectives on history.
The Buddha Party tells the story of how the People's Republic of China employs propaganda to define Tibetan Buddhist belief and sway opinion within the country and abroad. The narrative they create is at odds with historical facts and deliberately misleading, but, John Powers argues, it is widely believed by Han Chinese. Most of China's leaders appear to deeply believe the official line regarding Tibet, which resonates with Han notions of themselves as China's most advanced nationality and as a benevolent race that liberates and culturally uplifts minority peoples. This in turn profoundly affects how the leadership interacts with their counterparts in other countries. Powers's study focuses in particular on the government's "patriotic education" campaign-an initiative that forces monks and nuns to participate in propaganda sessions and repeat official dogma. Powers contextualizes this within a larger campaign to transform China's religions into "patriotic" systems that endorse Communist Party policies. This book offers a powerful, comprehensive examination of this ongoing phenomenon, how it works and how Tibetans resist it.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199358151 20161205
Green Library
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1 online resource
  • Geological and Evolutionary Setting of the Biota. Geological Time and the Evolution of Early Life on Earth
  • The Evolutionary Significance of the Chengjiang Biota
  • The Discovery and Study of the Chengjiang Lagerstätte
  • The Distribution and Geological Setting of the Chengjiang Lagerstätte
  • The Taphonomy and Preservation of the Chengjiang Fossils
  • The Paleoecology of the Chengjiang Biota
  • Cambrian Lagerstätten
  • Chengjiang Fossils. Algae
  • Ctenophora
  • Porifera
  • Cnidaria
  • Entoprocta
  • Phoronida
  • Brachiopoda
  • Annelida
  • Trochozoa of Uncertain Affinity
  • Priapulida and Relatives
  • Lobopodians
  • Anomalocaridids
  • Euarthropoda
  • Chaetognatha
  • Hemichordata
  • Ambulacraria of Uncertain Affinity
  • Chordata
  • Bilateria of Uncertain Affinity
  • Vetulicolians
  • Animals of Uncertain Affinity
  • Species Recorded from the Chengjiang Biota
  • Phylogenetic Arrangement of Chapters.
Book
1 online resource
  • Geological and Evolutionary Setting of the Biota. Geological Time and the Evolution of Early Life on Earth
  • The Evolutionary Significance of the Chengjiang Biota
  • The Discovery and Study of the Chengjiang Lagerstätte
  • The Distribution and Geological Setting of the Chengjiang Lagerstätte
  • The Taphonomy and Preservation of the Chengjiang Fossils
  • The Paleoecology of the Chengjiang Biota
  • Cambrian Lagerstätten
  • Chengjiang Fossils. Algae
  • Ctenophora
  • Porifera
  • Cnidaria
  • Entoprocta
  • Phoronida
  • Brachiopoda
  • Annelida
  • Trochozoa of Uncertain Affinity
  • Priapulida and Relatives
  • Lobopodians
  • Anomalocaridids
  • Euarthropoda
  • Chaetognatha
  • Hemichordata
  • Ambulacraria of Uncertain Affinity
  • Chordata
  • Bilateria of Uncertain Affinity
  • Vetulicolians
  • Animals of Uncertain Affinity
  • Species Recorded from the Chengjiang Biota
  • Phylogenetic Arrangement of Chapters.
Book
vii, 281 pages ; 24 cm
Green Library
Book
373 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • To Serve the Nation with Words: Half a Century of Ideal and Pursuit Two 23 Tears: Management and Existence Transformation and Orientation: the New Mission of Ta Kung Pao Included in the Plan: Ta Kung Pao News Dissemination of New Experience Be Born Again: Ta Kung Pao System of Management of Change Into the Torrent: Ta Kung Pao's role in the Period of Several Economic Development Open Eyes to the World: Ta Kung Pao Reported Changes in International Issues Far of Figure: Inspection of Ta Kung Pao Stopped Publishing Media and the State: Reexamination of Ta Kung Pao's Role and Value.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781844643394 20170313
Ta Kung Pao is one of the most influential newspapers in modern China. The inaugural issue was published in Tianjing in 1902, and it was subsequently published in Shanghai, Hankou, Hong Kong, Guiling and Chongqing, followed by Hong Kong and Macao after 1949. The last mainland China issue of TKP was published in 1966. TKP has witnessed some of the key events in the creation of modern day China, including the Revolution of 1911 and the founding of the new republic. It was then designated by the Propaganda Department of the Central Committee of the CPC as the government's official newspaper covering all international, political and economic news. Now available outside of China for the very first time, this insightful book is a detailed study of the evolution of the media in China, as seen through the history and the pages of TKP. It's a faithful documentation of China's political and economic modernisation. Rong Xinchun discloses for the very first time the stories behind the stories, and the paper's true status and function within China's foreign relations strategies. The coverage includes the author's dissections of the key articles, commentaries and editorials.These documents are important historical material for anybody studying the development of modern day China.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781844643394 20170313
Green Library
Book
viii, 167 pages ; 24 cm
  • Introduction: The Early Introduction of Charles Dickens in China Chapter One: Cross-cultural Reconfiguration of Spatiality: The Case of Little Dorrit Chapter Two: Beyond the Self: David Copperfield and Autobiography Chapter Three: A New Journey: Morality, Religion and The Old Curiosity Shop Chapter Four: Reading and Reframing: History, Politics and A Tale of Two Cities Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472467034 20170213
From 1895 to 1915, Chinese translations of Dickens's fiction first appeared as part of a growing interest in Western literature and culture among Chinese intellectuals. Klaudia Hiu Yen investigates the multifarious ways in which Dickens's works were adapted, reconfigured and transformed for the Chinese readership against the turbulent political and social conditions in the last stages of the Qing dynasty (1644-1912) and the early days of the Republican era (1912-1949). Moving beyond the 'Response to the West' model which often characterises East-West interactions, Lee explores how Chinese intellectuals viewed Dickens's novels as performing a particular social function; on occasion, they were used to advance the country's social and political causes. Translation and adaptation became a means through which the politics and social values of the original Dickens texts were undermined or even subverted. Situating the early introduction of Dickens to China within the broader field of Victorian studies, Lee challenges some of the theoretical and conceptual underpinnings of the 'global' turn, both in Dickens scholarship and in Victorian studies in general.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472467034 20170213
SAL3 (off-campus storage)