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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
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
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)
268 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Green Library
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
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.
Green Library
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.
Green Library
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
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
373 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Green Library
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)
vii, 246 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Introduction and Acknowledgements1. Western Attitudes to China and the Chinese2. 'The Yellow Peril Incarnate in One Man': the literary Fu Manchu3. The Devil Doctors: cinematic Fu Manchu4. Fu Manchu's Daughter: the unique career of Anna May Wong5. Chinatown Nights6. The 'Real' China7. Miscegenation Melodramas8. Allies and Enemies9. The Oriental Detectives: Charlie Chan, James Lee Wong and Mr MotoBibliographyIndex.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784537203 20170109
There's a folk memory of China in which numberless yellow hordes pour out of the 'mysterious East' to overwhelm the vulnerable West, accompanied by a stereotype of the Chinese as cruel, cunning and depraved. Hollywood films played their part in perpetuating these myths and stereotypes that constituted 'The Yellow Peril'. Jeffrey Richards examines in detail how and why they did it. He shows how the negative image was embodied in recurrent cinematic depictions of opium dens, tong wars, sadistic dragon ladies and corrupt warlords and how, in the 1930s and 1940s, a countervailing positive image involved the heroic peasants of The Good Earth and Dragon Seed fighting against Japanese invasion in wartime tributes to the West's ally, Nationalist China. The cinema's split level response is also traced through the images of the ultimate Oriental villain, the sinister Dr. Fu Manchu and the timeless Chinese hero, the intelligent and benevolent detective Charlie Chan.Filling a longstanding gap in Cinema and Cultural History, the book is founded in fresh research into Hollywood's shifting representations of China and its people.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784537203 20170109
Green Library
xv, 174 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Foreword: A Fascination with China, by David Fasenfest Preface Introduction: The Goal of this Book 1. Familism: A Threat to the Environment The "Public Sphere:" Rights without Obligations Two types of Personal Association Personalization of the Law 2. Exchanges of Threats: The Opium Wars International Relations: Britain Russia, Japan, and Germany The Chinese Experience: Threat and Disappointment Why Did China not Defend herself? 3. China and the US: A Balance of Power? Why follow Thucydides? Promises and Threats Based on Economic Interests Real and Imagined Military Threats 4. Religions: Core Components of Cultures The Task at Hand: What is a Religion? Shared Origins of Contemporary Religions Governmental Interference with Religious Affairs 5. Religious Vitality in Contemporary China Types of Atheism in Party Politics Ancestor Worship: The Religion of China 6. Max Weber's View of Religion in China 7. Daoism: China's Native Religion The Fundamentals of Daoism Nature and Life Everlasting in Daoism Daoism as seen by Confucians and Buddhists 8. Oracle-Bones: The Mandate of Heaven How to Change - forward or backward? The Splendid Age of the Oracle Bones 9. Confucius: Recapture the Lost Splendour The Heavenly Mandate Shared by Relatives Finding Options for the Future The Party or the Family as "Church" in China? 10. The West: Individualism at its Limits The Western Family as Tragedy Cultural Evolution of Kinship in the West 11. China: The Kinship Society Granet and the Analects: Evolution of Kinship in China Fei Xiaotong: Field Work on Types of Family Life Altruism and Selfishness: A precarious Balance 12. China: A Threatening Promise to the West Summaries of the Chapters Concluding Queries about Threats and Promises Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004298200 20170213
In China: Promise or Threat? Helle compares the cultures of China and the West through both private and public spheres. For China, the private sphere of family life is well developed while behaviour in public relating to matters of government and the law is less reliable. In contrast, the West operates in reverse. The book's twelve chapters investigate the causes and effects of threats to the environment, military confrontations, religious differences, fundamentals of cultural history, and the countries' orientations for finding solutions to societal problems, all informed by the Confucian impulse to recapture the lost splendour of a past versus faith in progress toward a blessed future. The West has promoted individualism while China is locked in its kinship society.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004298200 20170213
Green Library
xii, 292 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Green Library
xvi, 281 pages ; 25 cm
  • China's hybrid banks
  • Culture matters
  • Leninism and pragmatism: of China's Communist Party
  • Transformation from bursars to bankers
  • Bankers
  • Systems
  • Power of the state
  • Financial structure, deep but narrow
  • Coming in and going out
  • China's banks, sui generis?
  • Collapsing or adapting?
  • Reform directions
  • Conclusion.
Green Library
xv, 607 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction 1. Culture, Ritual and Economic Style 2. The Chinese Ritual Economy as Historical Type 3. Institutions, Ideas and Ritual in the Modern Chinese Political Economy 4. Local State, Ritual and Territorial Competition 5. The Ritual Foundations of Markets 6. Chinese Enterprise, Organization, and Ritual 7. Conclusion - Deciphering the Chinese economic style.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415711272 20161228
China's spectacular rise challenges established economic moulds, both at the national level, with the concept of "state capitalism", and at the firm level, with the notion of indigenous "Chinese management practices". However, both Chinese and Western observers emphasise the transitional nature of the reforms, thereby leaving open the question as to whether China's reform process is really a fast catch-up process, with ultimate convergence to global standards, or something different. This book, by a leading economist and sinologist, argues that "culture" is an exceptionally useful tool to help understand fully the current picture of the Chinese economy. Drawing on a range of disciplines including social psychology, cognitive sciences, institutional economics and Chinese studies, the book examines long-run path dependencies and cultural legacies, and shows how these contribute crucially to the current cultural construction of economic systems, business organisations and patterns of embedding the economy into society and politics.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415711272 20161228
Green Library
xvi, 278 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
xii, 286 pages ; 24 cm
  • AcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. Understanding the Tribute System 2. Chinese Hegemonic Authority: A Domestic Politics Explanation3. The Making of Ming Hegemony4. The Imjin War (1592-1598)5. The Making of Qing HegemonyConclusionNotesBibliographyIndex.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780231179744 20170109
Many have viewed the tribute system as China's tool for projecting its power and influence in East Asia, treating other actors as passive recipients of Chinese domination. China's Hegemony sheds new light on this system and shows that the international order of Asia's past was not as Sinocentric as conventional wisdom suggests. Instead, throughout the early modern period, Chinese hegemony was accepted, defied, and challenged by its East Asian neighbors at different times, depending on these leaders' strategies for legitimacy among their populations. This book demonstrates that Chinese hegemony and hierarchy were not just an outcome of China's military power or Confucian culture but were constructed while interacting with other, less powerful actors' domestic political needs, especially in conjunction with internal power struggles. Focusing on China-Korea-Japan dynamics of East Asian international politics during the Ming and High Qing periods, Ji-Young Lee draws on extensive research of East Asian language sources, including records written by Chinese and Korean tributary envoys. She offers fascinating and rich details of war and peace in Asian international relations, addressing questions such as: why Japan invaded Korea and fought a major war against the Sino-Korean coalition in the late sixteenth century; why Korea attempted to strike at the Ming empire militarily in the late fourteenth century; and how Japan created a miniature tributary order posing as the center of Asia in lieu of the Qing empire in the seventeenth century. By exploring these questions, Lee's in-depth study speaks directly to general international relations literature and concludes that hegemony in Asia was a domestic, as well as an international phenomenon with profound implications for the contemporary era.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780231179744 20170109
Green Library
xviii, 143 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • 1. Introduction 2. Explaining the iron ore market adjustment amid demand shock 3. The development of the Asian iron ore market 4. The supply response to China's iron ore demand shock 5. The impact of Chinese state intervention in price negotiations 6. The impact of the Chinese iron ore procurement strategy 7. Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138677845 20161010
China's emergence as the world's second largest economy has been driven by more than four decades of explosive growth. To support this expansion, China has required massive expansion in its steel production capacity, which is highly correlated to its demand for iron ore imports. The scale and pace of China's iron ore demand shock has pushed the global iron ore market into a historical adjustment. Using economic frameworks, this book brings to bare new data and field observations throughout Asia and Africa to investigate how the rapid growth in China's iron ore demand has affected the organisation and structure of the global iron ore market. The research provides several important contributions to the extant literature including analysis of whether the Big Three Asian market iron ore exporters coordinated to sustain the profits arising from the price boom; estimating the financial impact of the Chinese state's intervention in iron price negotiations; and addressing the concerns arising from the Chinese state's provision of cheap financial support for its companies' iron ore procurement. Offering unique insights into China's economic rise and the structure of the iron ore market, this book will be relevant to students and scholars of resource economics, and the Australian and Chinese economies.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138677845 20161010
Green Library
542 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Green Library