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📒China S Golden Age ✍ Charles D. Benn
✏China s Golden Age Book Summary : In this fascinating and detailed profile, Benn paints a vivid picture of life in the Tang Dynasty (618-907), traditionally regarded as the golden age of China. 40 line illustrations.
📒The Golden Age Of The U S China Japan Triangle 1972 1989 ✍ Ezra F. Vogel
✏The Golden Age of the U S China Japan Triangle 1972 1989 Book Summary : A collaborative effort by scholars from the United States, China, and Japan, this volume focuses on the period 1972–1989, during which all three countries, brought together by a shared geopolitical strategy, established mutual relations with one another despite differences in their histories, values, and perceptions of their own national interest. Although each initially conceived of its political and security relations with the others in bilateral terms, the three in fact came to form an economic and political triangle during the 1970s and 1980s. But this triangle is a strange one whose dynamics are constantly changing. Its corners (the three countries) and its sides (the three bilateral relationships) are unequal, while its overall nature (the capacity of the three to work together) has varied considerably as the economic and strategic positions of the three have changed and post–Cold War tensions and uncertainties have emerged.
📒Imperial Twilight ✍ Stephen R. Platt
✏Imperial Twilight Book Summary : As China reclaims its position as a world power, Imperial Twilight looks back to tell the story of the country’s last age of ascendance and how it came to an end in the nineteenth-century Opium War. As one of the most potent turning points in the country’s modern history, the Opium War has since come to stand for everything that today’s China seeks to put behind it. In this dramatic, epic story, award-winning historian Stephen Platt sheds new light on the early attempts by Western traders and missionaries to “open” China even as China’s imperial rulers were struggling to manage their country’s decline and Confucian scholars grappled with how to use foreign trade to China’s advantage. The book paints an enduring portrait of an immensely profitable—and mostly peaceful—meeting of civilizations that was destined to be shattered by one of the most shockingly unjust wars in the annals of imperial history. Brimming with a fascinating cast of British, Chinese, and American characters, this riveting narrative of relations between China and the West has important implications for today’s uncertain and ever-changing political climate.
📒Daily Life In Traditional China ✍ Charles D. Benn
✏Daily Life in Traditional China Book Summary : Enter the golden age of Chinese culture and explore the everyday lives of its people.
📒The Golden Age Of Zen ✍ John C. H. Wu
✏The Golden Age of Zen Book Summary : A classic, examining the history of the great Chinese Zen masters of the 7th through 10th century.
📒Gutenberg In Shanghai ✍ Christopher Alexander Reed
✏Gutenberg in Shanghai Book Summary : In the mid-1910s, what historians call the Golden Age of Chinese Capitalism began, accompanied by a technological transformation that included the drastic expansion of China s Gutenberg revolution. Gutenberg in Shanghai is a brilliant examination of this process. It finds the origins of that revolution in the country s printing industries of the late imperial period and analyzes their subsequent development in the Republican era. Under diverse social, political, and economic influences, this technological and cultural revolution saw woodblock printing replaced with Western mechanical processes. This book, which relies on documents previously unavailable to both Western and Chinese researchers, demonstrates how Western technology and evolving traditional values resulted in the birth of a unique form of print capitalism whose influence on Chinese culture was far-reaching and irreversible. Its conclusion contests scholarly arguments that view China s technological development as slowed by culture, or that interpret Chinese modernity as mere cultural continuity. A vital reevaluation of Chinese modernity, Gutenberg in Shanghai will appeal to scholars of Chinese history. Likewise, it will be enthusiastically received by specialists in cultural studies, political science, sociology, the history of the book, and the anthropology of science and technology. "
📒Advertising And Chinese Society ✍ Hong Cheng
✏Advertising and Chinese Society Book Summary : This book examines the social, psychological, legal, and ethical impact â?? perceived or proven â?? that may result from advertising in the booming Chinese market. The book provides readers with an understanding of the two-way relationship between advertising and Chinese society. Major issues addressed include rising consumerism, consumers' attitudes towards advertising and reactions to advertising appeals, cultural messages conveyed in advertisements, gender representations, sex appeal, offensive advertising, advertising law and regulation, advertising to children and adolescents, symbolic meanings of advertisements, public service advertising, and new media advertising and its social impact. Advertising and Chinese Society resorts to a variety of research techniques including content analysis, survey, experiment, semiotic analysis, and secondary data analysis. The book will enhance the sensitivity of scholars and practitioners interested in Chinese advertising and its social ramifications.
📒Life In Ancient China ✍ Paul Challen
✏Life in Ancient China Book Summary : Examines ancient China and how its politics, daily activities, art, religion, economy, and social structures worked together to form Chinese culture.
📒Wang In Love And Bondage ✍ Wang Xiaobo
✏Wang in Love and Bondage Book Summary : The first English translation of work by Wang Xiaobo, one of the most important writers of twentieth-century China.
📒China ✍ Roberta Martin
✏China Book Summary :