Asian Studies

  • A Brief History of Chambers of Commerce in China

    A Brief History of Chambers of Commerce in China

    Edited by: Yu Heping

    Contributions by: Chen Mirong

    In 1904, China encouraged the business community to set up chambers of commerce in an effort to bridge the gulf between government officials and businessmen. They encouraged businesses to engage in industry and commerce, and to boost competitiveness with foreign capital investors....

    Cloth - 9781844641505 - $ 98.00

  • A Brief History of Finance in China

    A Brief History of Finance in China

    By Chen Zhengping

    Contributions by: Qian Suqin

    This is a short history of finance in China, covering the development of native financial institutions and practices, the influx of foreign banks, the financial policies of governments in modern China, and the beginnings of the Chinese Communist Party financial system. The book...

    Cloth - 9781844641482 - $ 98.00

  • A Brief History of Foreign Debt in China

    A Brief History of Foreign Debt in China

    By Chen Zhengping

    Contributions by: Chen Mirong

    This book provides a brief history on how foreign debt has shaped and influenced the development of China in the past 170 years, discussing both government and non-government debt. In modern China, especially after the first Sino-Japanese War, the foreign debt problem was...

    Cloth - 9781844641444 - $ 98.00

  • A Brief History of Inflation in China

    A Brief History of Inflation in China

    Edited by: Zheng Qidong

    Contributions by: Qian Suqin

    When looking back at the Chinese economy over the last 100 years or so, we can see that, although always fluctuating, there are definite trends in inflation that emerge along with social changes, shifts in the economic system, and major changes in...

    Cloth - 9781844641468 - $ 98.00

  • A Brief History of the Official System in China

    A Brief History of the Official System in China

    Edited by: Xie Baocheng

    Contributions by: Chen Mirong

    China has a rich history of administrative systems, with each major dynasty developing their own civil and state mechanisms, together with the officials needed to staff the system. This fascinating book offers a detailed examination into ancient China's numerous systems of bureaucracy,...

    Cloth - 9781844641529 - $ 98.00

  • A Changing China: Day to Day Life in the New Century

    A Changing China: Day to Day Life in the New Century

    By Yuan Yue, Zhang Jun

    This book provides a vivid and detailed analysis of life in modern China. It brings together researchers, sociologists, entrepreneurs, and the findings of 20 years of polling research to show how the people of China have coped with the immense changes to their lives...

    Cloth - 9781844643615 - $ 120.00

  • A Chinese Firm Goes Global: The Gree Story

    A Chinese Firm Goes Global: The Gree Story

    By Chen Zonglin, Zhou Xibing

    This book examines the success of Gree Electric Appliances (a major Chinese appliance manufacturer), taking a close look at Gree's marketing, branding, management strategies, and services, together with information on how they compete with overseas companies, and how they deal with intermediaries. The book...

    Paper - 9781844641130 - $ 98.00

  • A Landscape History of Japan

    A Landscape History of Japan

    Edited by: Akihiro Kinda

    This book examines the landscape history of Japan. The most marked characteristic has been a tendency towards neat geometric lines drawn across the landscape, with a 'confusion' engendered by an apparent lack of order, hierarchy, and aesthetic. The landscape history approach, as suggested by the contributors...

    Paper - 9784876987924 - $ 50.00

  • A Slow Ride into the Past

    A Slow Ride into the Past

    The Chinese Trishaw Industry in Singapore, 1942-1983

    By Jason Lim

    The trishaw (cycle rickshaw) was introduced in Singapore after the surrender of the British in 1942. After the end of the war, the trishaw continued to be a popular mode of transport, as it was cheap and the service was seen...

    Paper - 9781921867385 - $ 29.95

  • A Social History of Science and Technology in Contemporary Japan

    A Social History of Science and Technology in Contemporary Japan

    Volume 1: The Occupation Period 1945-1952

    Edited by: Hitoshi Yoshioka, Shigeru Nakayama

    This title is the first volume of a comprehensive, four-volume survey which documents the miraculous growth of Japanese science and technology from post-war devastation to its attaining a leading global status. A team of more than fifty Japanese...

    Cloth - 9781876843106 - $ 99.95