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Explorers and Scientists in China's Borderlands, 1880-1950

Denise M. Glover, Stevan Harrell, Charles F. McKhann, Margaret Byrne Swain - History - 2012 - 320 pages
The scientists and explorers profiled in this engaging study of pioneering Euro-American exploration of late imperial and Republican China range from botanists to ethnographers ...
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Transforming Patriarchy: Chinese Families in the Twenty-First Century

Goncalo Santos, Stevan Harrell - History - 2017 - 312 pages
Each successive wave of revolution to hit modern China political, cultural, and economic has radically reshaped Chinese society. Whereas patriarchy defined the familial social ...
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Lessons in Being Chinese: Minority Education and Ethnic Identity in ...

Mette Halskov Hansen - Education - 1999 - 205 pages
This comparative study of the Naxi and Tai minority groups in Southwestern China examines the implementation and reception of state minority education policy. Hansen (Center ...
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Portraits of "primitives": Ordering Human Kinds in the Chinese Nation

Susan Debra Blum - Social Science - 2001 - 235 pages
Ethnicity is a highly politicized issue in contemporary China. Twentieth-century nation-building has been intimately involved with classification of China's fifty-five ethnic ...
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Demystifying China: New Understandings of Chinese History

Naomi Standen - History - 2012 - 260 pages
For westerners, China’s history is often reduced to a choice between timeless Confucian ideals or incomprehensible barbarisms such as footbinding or mass slaughter, fueled by ...
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China's National Minority Education: Culture, Schooling, and Development

Gerard A. Postiglione - Education - 2013 - 438 pages
First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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The Chan's Great Continent: China in Western Minds

Jonathan D. Spence - History - 1999 - 279 pages
Explores the West's views of China over the course of seven centuries, from Marco Polo's depiction to that of Franz Kafka
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Red Star Over China

Edgar Snow - History - 1968 - 543 pages
An historical survey of the ideals and power structure that make up the Chinese Communist movement
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