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From Early Tang Court Debates to China's Peaceful Rise /
edited by Friederike Assandri and Dora Martins.
imprint
Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press c2009.
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158 p. : ill.
ISBN
905356795X, 9789053567951
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imprint
Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press c2009.
isbn
905356795X
9789053567951
catalogue key
6988221
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Friederike Assandri is research associate at the Department of Sinology, University of Heidelberg, and at the Centre for the study of Chinese characters, ECNU, Shanghai. Dora Martins is Coordinator of the Centre of Politics and International Relations, Portuguese Institute of Sinology, Lisbon, Portugal.
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This book brings to life an unexplored subject in a critically important period of Chinese history in strikingly original way. It sheds light on the current debate of China's rise to a great power status in the 21st century. I recommend From Early Tang Court Debates to China's Peaceful Rise with enthusiasm. Suisheng Zhao, Editor of the Journal of Contemporary China and Professor of International Studies, University of Denver
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Contributors to this insightful volume on topics in Chinese history from the past 1,400 years highlight the complexity at hand inside and outside modern China, while exploring issues related to political and social dynamics, economic structures, modernization, identity building, and Chinese interaction with the outside world. The articles presented here provide new insight on events as broad-ranging as the interreligious court debates of the Tang, the Jiaqing reform of the Qing, the Chinese display at the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago, China's rise, and its current Internet regulation, making this highly interdisciplinary collection an important contribution to current scholarship on the nation of China.
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In From Early Tang Court Debates to Chinas Peaceful Rise, eight authors offer brand new insights on different events of Chinese history of the last 1400 years from a broad range of fields such as politics, religion, society, economy and culture. They cover; topics as diverse as inter-religious court debates of the Tang, the Jiaqing reform of the Qing, the China' display on the Chicago World Fair in 1893, Christianity and state-building in Republican Chaozhou, the Taiwan salt trade, Chinese indentured labor in World War I in France, Chinas rise and current internet regulation. Together, they highlight the complexify of multi-level interaction of differentagents in the center and periphery of China, within the changing Chinese society and state as well as in Chinas emergence in the international system. This book bnngs to life art unexplored subject in a critically important period of Chinese history in a strikingly original way It sheds light on the current debate of China's rise to a great power status in the 21st century I recommend From Early Tang Court Debates to Chinas Peaceful Rise with enthusiasm. Suisheng Zhao Editor of the Journal of Contemporary China and Professor of International Studies, University of Denver Book jacket.
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Summer Sale, Offer lasts until August 31 EURO 27.50 EURO 11.00 This volume presents new topics from Chinese history of the last 1400 years from a broad range of fields such as politics, religion, society, economy and culture. The refreshing eight articles give new insights on events as different as the inter-religious court debates of the Tang, the Jiaqing reform of the Qing, the China display on the Chicago World Fair in 1893, Christianity and state-building in Chaozhou, the Taiwan salt trade, Chinese indentured labour in World War I in France, China's rise and current internet regulation. This book highlights the complexity of multi-level interaction of different agents in the center and periphery of China, inside and outside China, contributing to intellectual debates, political and social dynamics, economy structure, modernization, identity building and interaction with the outside. This title is available in the OAPEN Library - http://www.oapen.org.
Main Description
This volume presents new topics from Chinese history of the last 1400 years from a broad range of fields such as politics, religion, society, economy and culture. The refreshing eight articles give new insights on events as different as the inter-religious court debates of the Tang, the Jiaqing reform of the Qing, the China display on the Chicago World Fair in 1893, Christianity and state-building in Chaozhou, the Taiwan salt trade, Chinese indentured labour in World War I in France, China's rise and current internet regulation. This book highlights the complexity of multi-level interaction of different agents in the center and periphery of China, inside and outside China, contributing to intellectual debates, political and social dynamics, economy structure, modernization, identity building and interaction with the outside.
Main Description
This volume presents new topics from Chinese history of the last 1400 years from a broad range of fields such as politics, religion, society, economy and culture. The refreshing eight articles give new insights on events as different as the inter-religious court debates of the Tang, the Jiaqing reform of the Qing, the China display on the Chicago World Fair in 1893, Christianity and state-building in Chaozhou, the Taiwan salt trade, Chinese indentured labour in World War I in France, China's rise and current internet regulation. This book highlights the complexity of multi-level interaction of different agents in the center and periphery of China, inside and outside China, contributing to intellectual debates, political and social dynamics, economy structure, modernization, identity building and interaction with the outside. This title is available in the OAPEN Library - http://www.oapen.org.
Table of Contents
List of Tables and Chartsp. 7
Introductionp. 9
Inter-religious Debate at the Court of the Early Tang: An Introduction to Daoxuarfs Ji gujin Fo Dao lunhengp. 15
Social Crises and Political Reform during the Jiaqing Reign of Qing China, 1796-1810S33p. 53
China on Display at the Chicago Worlds Fair of 1893: Faces of Modernization in the Contact Zonep. 53
Christianity and State-Building in Republican Chaozhou, South Chinap. 67
The Structure of Salt Distribution in Taiwan, 1895-1945p. 89
Semi-Colonialism and Cultural Interaction:Chinese Indentured Labor in World War One France and the Sino-French Connectionp. 111
Chinas Rise: Some Considerationsp. 121
A Snapshot of Internet Regulation in Contemporary China:Censorship, Profitability and Responsibilityp. 141
List of Contributorsp. 153
Indexp. 155
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