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Michigan Monographs in Chinese Studies (Series)

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A Bibliography of Chinese Language Materials on the People's Communes

A comprehensive culling of information from some 137 Chinese journals on the topic of the commune, the most important administrative and planning unit in post-1949 China

Chinese Communist Materials at the Bureau of Investigation Archives, Taiwan

A research guide to the extensive materials on the Chinese Communist Party gathered by Nationalist authorities before 1949 and currently stored in government institutions in Taiwan.

Chinese Paintings in Chinese Publications, 1956–1968

An Annotated Bibliography and Index to the Paintings

A bibliography of publications issued between 1956 and August 1968 that reproduce Chinese paintings in public or private collections

Nourish the People

The State Civilian Granary System in China, 1650–1850

An exhaustive analysis of the Chinese state civilian granary system by a team of scholars

Chinese Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy in the 1970s

Two studies exploring the question of linkage between Beijing’s foreign policy and domestic politics in the PRC

The Sian Incident

A Pivotal Point in Modern Chinese History

Detailed study of the extraordinary capture in 1936 of Chiang Kai-shek by his own subordinate, Chang Hsueh-liang, and of the negotiations that altered the fate of the Communist Party and the anti-Japanese alliance

Social Organization in South China, 1911–1949

The Case of Kuan Lineage in K’ai-p’ing County

An exploration of the effects on patrilineal kinship ties of the social and political changes in the period between the revolutions of 1912 and 1949

Early Communist China

Two Studies

Two studies examine the Fu-t’ien Incident and the Agrarian Reform in Kwangtung

Mao Zedong’s “Talks at the Yan’an Conference on Literature and Art”

A Translation of the 1943 Text with Commentary

The complete text of a key work of Mao Zedong, with an examination of its literary, rather than political or historical, implications

Central Documents and Politburo Politics in China

A study of the dynamics at the center of Chinese politics as revealed in the “Central Documents” through which the leadership communicates with the rest of the political system.

The <em>Dianshizhai Pictorial</em>

Shanghai Urban Life, 1884–1898

Brings to life the visual culture of the “nightless city,” late nineteenth-century Shanghai, through analyses of more than one hundred drawn depictions

A Guide to Chinese Literature

A comprehensive overview of China's 3,000 years of literary history, from its beginnings to the present day

Salt and State

An Annotated Translation of the <em>Songshi</em> Salt Monopoly Treatise

The role salt played in the politics of Song China, as told through a unique contemporary narrative, translated into English for the first time

Banner Legacy

The Rise of the Fengtian Local Elite at the End of the Qing

Sheds new light on the history of a central institution of the Qing dynasty and the figures who moved in it

China’s Revolutions and Intergenerational Relations

New research dispels conventional wisdom regarding the effect of social upheaval on traditional family patterns

Shih-shuo Hsin-yü

A New Account of Tales of the World

A collection of anecdotes, conversations, and remarks concerning historic personalities of 150 to 420 A.D. China.

Geographical Sources of Ming-Qing History

An essential bibliographical tool for researchers of Chinese social, cultural, and religious history.

Art and Aesthetics in Chinese Popular Prints

Selections from the Muban Foundation Collection

Explores the artistic and aesthetic bases of popular Chinese woodblock prints

A Glossary of Words and Phrases in the Oral Performing and Dramatic Literatures of the Jin, Yuan, and Ming

The first aid of its kind in a Western language to reading a notoriously difficult body of dramatic works from 1200 to 1600 CE

Defining Modernity

Guomindang Rhetorics of a New China, 1920–1970

Employs a close analysis of cultural, ideational, and symbolic practices in a reappraisal of Guomindang history

Screening China

Critical Interventions, Cinematic Reconfigurations, and the Transnational Imaginary in Contemporary Chinese Cinema

Pushes back against the Western critical appetite for ethnic and cultural markers in Chinese film, narrating how Chinese filmmakers increasingly escape Western demands and screen China’s many facets

The Chinese Garden as Lyric Enclave

A Generic Study of <em>The Story of the Stone</em>

An exploration of what has been called China’s greatest novel, highlighting the roles of the garden, both fictional and real, to dramatize the cultural crisis of the literati in the late imperial period