2 edition of China and the West. found in the catalog.
China and the West.
|Series||Looking ahead pamphlets|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||32|
This study--bridging contemporary theory, Chinese history, comparative literature, and culture studies--analyzes the historical interactions among China, Japan, and the West in terms of "translingual practice." By this term, the author refers to the process by which new words, meanings, discourses, and modes of representation arose, circulated. Gideon Rachman’s Easternization, his new survey of a transformed Asia, admirably does what so little writing on foreign affairs attempts. It treats with equal facility economics, geopolitics, security, enough history for needed background, official thinking, and public attitudes. Rachman, chief foreign affairs columnist for the Financial Times, has an eye for the telling statistic and for.
Journey to the West (4-Volume Boxed Set) by. Wu Cheng'en. avg rating — 1, ratings. score: , and 4 people voted "WHY?!!". I was just reading a review for a book by John Hersey called The Wall when I saw it was put on the "books about China" list. THE WALL IS ABOUT THE WARSAW GHETTO AND HAS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING TO DO WITH CHINA OR. Monkey: A Folk-Tale of China, more often known as simply Monkey, is an abridged translation by Arthur Waley of the sixteenth-century Chinese novel Journey to the West by Wu Cheng'en of the Ming ally published in , it remains one of the most-read English-language versions of the novel. The translation also won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in
In the 19 th century, after a long period of isolationism, China and then Japan came under pressure from the West to open to foreign trade and relations. The Industrial Revolution in Europe and the United States had created a wide gap between them and the West, leaving the two Asian nations behind technologically and military. OTHER BOOKS. Imperial Twilight: The Opium War and the End of China's Last Golden Age China, the West, and the Epic Story of the Taiping Civil War)%% Discover what to read next TIP SHEET.
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This book provides a great, credible look at China and considers how the country is developing, changing and interacting with the west. With power comes responsibility and in many ways the country has an unenviable balancing act to by: 1.
China's Response To The West: A Documentary Survey, is a volume of historical documents translated from the Chinese, edited and with an introduction by Teng Ssu-yu and John King Fairbank, with E-tu Zen Sun, Chaoying Fang, and was published in by Harvard University Press and reprinted several times in paperback.
At last, a book describes how policymakers in the West miscalculated the impact of allowing China to join the WTO without insisting on capital account convertibility and a floating exchange rate. The author presents a clear argument that the easy monetary policy undertaken by the US to fight supply-induced deflation from China created the 5/5(11).
The Rise of Early Modern Science: Islam, China, and the West 3rd Edition by Toby E Huff (Author) › Visit Amazon's Toby E Huff Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Toby E Cited by: For the Chinese, the drive toward growing political and economic power is part of an ongoing effort to restore China's past greatness and remove the lingering memories of history's humiliations.
This widely praised book explores the period before China's decline, when the country was viewed as a leading world culture and power. Europe, by contrast, was in the early stages of emerging. China and the West: Imperialism, Opium, and Self-Strengthening () In the s China simultaneously experiences major internal strains and Western imperialist pressure, backed by military might which China cannot match.
China’s position in the world and self-image is reversed in a mere year period (c.a. ) from leading. China and the West brings together essays on centuries of Sino-Western musical exchange by musicologists, ethnomusicologists, and music theorists from around the world. It opens with a look at theoretical approaches of prior studies of musical encounters and a comprehensive survey of the intercultural and cross-cultural theoretical frameworks.
The book chronicles the retreat of Christianity from pure faith (and Islamic-style fundamentalism) in the face of reason and science. Huff explains how and why it happened in the west--and NOT in Islamic countries, Eastern (Byzantine) Christianity, or in s: 7. To understand Modern China it is essential to understand the rebellion.
It is astonishing that few in the west know of this event - as deadly as WW1. The book reads very well, it could have been hard work given the complexity of the rebellion, but it wasn't. Your attention is kept and it flows well. Buy The Writing On The Wall: China And The West In The 21St Century by Hutton, Will (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on Reviews: This study examines the long-standing question of why modern science arose only in the West and not in the civilizations of Islam and China, despite the fact that medieval Islam and China were more scientifically advanced. To explain this outcome, Tony E.
Huff explores the cultural - religious, legal, philosophical, and institutional - contexts within which science was practised in Islam Reviews: 1. East and West (subtitled "China, Power, and the Future of Asia") is a book by the British politician Chris Patten about his experiences as the last Governor of Hong this book, he attempts to provide insights into the last years of British colonial rule in Hong Kong, and defends his decision of introducing the controversial representative democracy into the territory.
“Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom: China, the West, and the Epic Story of the Taiping Civil War” by Stephen R. Platt. By John Pomfret. John Pomfret At the end of his book, he sympathetically.
Banning the use of the Chinese tech giant’s equipment in high-speed wireless infrastructure is a major reversal by Prime Minister Boris Johnson — and a. The essays in this volume examine China's medievalism from the viewpoint of cultural history, philosophy and comparative literature.
Contributors discuss the lingering effects of the Middle Ages on Chinese thought and industry, and assess how these attitudes affect China's relations with the West. Experts from China and the World Health Organization wear face masks during a visit to the Wuhan Tongji Hospital in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, Febru His new book, History Has.
"Monkey" is Arthur Waley's delightful rendition of Wu Cheng-en's "Journey to the West", one of China's four great classical novels. This abridged version provides English readers with an experience that would otherwise have been inaccessible to those of us unable to read the original Chinese.4/5().
China's rise will inevitably bring the United States' unipolar moment to an end. But that does not necessarily mean a violent power struggle or the overthrow of the Western system.
The U.S.-led international order can remain dominant even while integrating a more powerful China -- but only if Washington sets about strengthening that liberal order now.
The book follows this one case through its many twists and turns, but also looks at the atmosphere of fear – sometimes justified, sometimes not – in the West over Chinese theft of industrial. This book reveals and interprets the rich diversity of turn-of-the-twentieth-century Chinese approaches to their own past and the modern West through the lens of the woman question.
Writers and activists who engaged in debates over this question variously appropriated biographies of women—a genre with a 2,year history in China and a new political salience in the early twentieth century. A fourth edition of this book is now the Chinese, the Beijing Olympics were far more than a sports event.
They were part of an ongoing effort to restore China's past greatness and remove the lingering memories of history's humiliations. This widely praised book explores the – period before China's decline, when the country was viewed as a leading world culture .The Rise of the West: A History of the Human Community is a book by University of Chicago historian William H.
McNeill, first published in and enlarged with a retrospective preface in It explores world history in terms of the effect different old world civilizations had on one another, and especially the deep influence of Western civilization on the rest of the world in the past This edited volume looks at supreme courts in China and the West.
It examines the differences and similarities between the Supreme People’s Court of Mainland China and those that follow Western models.
It also offers a comparative study of a selection of supreme courts in Europe and Latin America.