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Yvonne Schulz Zinda
Producing and Consuming Chinese Web Romance
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Media Productions Rendered in Local Languages in Mainland China in the New Millennium
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1 Introduction 1 In 1214 AD Mongol troops laid siege to cities ruled by the Great Xia Dynasty. By 1227 the Mongols, having defeated the Tanguts, were on their way to consuming the Jin empire seven years later in 1234. Nearly fifty years later Chinggis Khan’s descendants conquered the Southern
The Political Economy of Overseas Chinese Policy in the People’s Republic of China, 1949–1959
Jin Li Lim
Jin Li Lim shows how the party-state centred its approach towards the overseas Chinese on a perception of their financial utility and thus sought to offer them a special identity and place in New China, so as to unlock their riches. Yet, this contradicted the quest for socialist transformation, and as its early pragmatism fell away, the radicalising party-state abandoned its promises to the overseas Chinese, who were left to pay the price for their difference.
Empowering the Powerless
Yoon Jin Shin
Shin received the 2014-2015 Ambrose Gherini Prize, the highest prize awarded in the field of International Law by Yale Law School, for her doctoral dissertation on which this book is based.
Adam T. Kessler
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