all ebooks in category: Chinese History

Chinese Porcelain in Colonial Mexico: The Material Worlds of an Early Modern Trade (Repost)
English | PDF | 2018 | 211 Pages | ISBN : 3319665464 | 5.91 MB

This book follows Chinese porcelain through the commodity chain, from its production in China to trade with Spanish Merchants in Manila, and to its eventual …

Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific
English | 2015 | ISBN: 0812984803 | EPUB | pages: 256 | 3.5 mb

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY FINANCIAL TIMES From Robert D. Kaplan, named one of the world’s Top 100 Global Thinkers …

The World According to Xi: Everything You Need to Know About the New China
English | ISBN: 1788313283 | 2018 | 160 pages | EPUB, PDF | 587 KB + 2 MB

China is now the most powerful country on earth. Its manufacturing underpins the world's economy; its military is growing at the fastest rate of any …

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The Gunpowder Age: China, Military Innovation, and the Rise of the West in World History
2017 | ISBN: 0691178143, 0691135975 | English | 448 pages | True EPUB | 13 MB

The Chinese invented gunpowder and began exploring its military uses as early as the 900s, four centuries before the technology passed to the West. But …

Yuan Shikai : A Reappraisal
English | 2018 | ISBN: 0774837780 | 332 Pages | PDF | 1.76 MB

Yuan Shikai (1859–1916) has been both hailed as China's George Washington for his role in the country's transition from empire to republic and condemned as …

Writing and the Ancient State: Early China in Comparative Perspective
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1107028124 | 427 pages | PDF | 17,3 MB

Writing and the Ancient State explores the early development of writing and its relationship to the growth of political structures. The first part of the …

Shanghai 1937: Stalingrad on the Yangtze (Repost)
English | 2013 | ISBN: 161200167X | EPUB | pages: 310 | 4.5 mb

This deeply researched book describes one of the great forgotten battles of the 20th century. At its height it involved nearly a million Chinese and …

Reconfiguring Chinese Nationalism: How the Qing Frontier and its Indigenes Became Chinese
English | ISBN: 1403974799 | 2008 | 271 pages | PDF | 2 MB

The first full length treatment of ethnic and national identity in early Twentieth-century China, Leibold traces the political and cultural strategies employed by Han Chinese …

Inside the World of the Eunuch: A Social History of the Emperor’s Servants in Qing China
English | ISBN: 9888455753 | 2019 | 236 pages | PDF | 6 MB

The history of Qing palace eunuchs is defined by a tension between the role eunuchs were meant to play and the life they intended to …

A History of Modern Tibet, Volume 4: In the Eye of the Storm, 1957-1959
English | ISBN: 0520278550 | 2019 | 616 pages | PDF | 37 MB

It is not possible to understand contemporary politics between China and the Dalai Lama without understanding what happened in the 1950s, especially the events that …