View All Book Series

BOOK SERIES


Bridge21 Publications


19 Series Titles

Per Page
Sort

Display
Philosophy and Confucian Tradition

Philosophy and Confucian Tradition

1st Edition

Chen Lai
February 19, 2019

As Chinese philosophy absorbs Western influences, it need not deny its own unique sources and methods. Chen Lai argues that the introduction of Western thought to modern China in the past one hundred years will lead to the birth of a new philosophy with typical Chinese cultural features.Although an...

The Birth of Humanity: The Anthropogenic Mythology of Ethnic Minorities in China

The Birth of Humanity: The Anthropogenic Mythology of Ethnic Minorities in China

1st Edition

Wang Xianzhao
July 06, 2018

This volume is a rich ethnographic study of the emergence and features of anthropogenic mythology for all fifty-five official ethnic minorities in China. Anthropogenic mythology consists of myths and folklore about the birth of humanity as a group, species, ethnic, and surname origins, and also...

Family, Ethnicity and State in Chinese Culture Under the Impact of Globalization

Family, Ethnicity and State in Chinese Culture Under the Impact of Globalization

1st Edition

Han Min, Kawai Hironao
November 02, 2017

This collection of papers from a project of the National Museum of Ethnology in Japan, unites anthropologists in an international collaborative effort to reexamine the dynamics of family, ethnicity, and the nation-state in China and in overseas Chinese society. Using ethnographic fieldwork, this...

China in Family Photographs: A Peoples History of Revolution and Everyday Life

China in Family Photographs: A Peoples History of Revolution and Everyday Life

1st Edition

Ed Krebs, Hanchao Lu
May 30, 2017

This book is a collection of translations from Old Photos, a Chinese bimonthly publication launched in 1996 that presents photographs and narratives from ordinary readers and professional historians in a manner that proclaims: this is our history, not the history those above would have us believe....

Chinese Film: A Historical Introduction

Chinese Film: A Historical Introduction

1st Edition

Ding Yaping
May 30, 2017

Perhaps no art form in China has engendered as much controversy or has had such a checkered past as film. From the horrors of war to the red carpet at Cannes, the history of Chinese film has illustrated the extremes of politics and art in a delicate dance that has captivated the attention of art...

Love and Thought: Life Confucianism as Philosophy

Love and Thought: Life Confucianism as Philosophy

1st Edition

Huang Yushun, Li Xuening
April 30, 2017

Life itself has long gone unnoticedin Confucian texts since the Qinand Han dynasties, which is similarto the forgetting of Being, per se, inthe Western philosophy after theAxial Period, according to Heidegger.Today, there is a philosophicalmission to return life to Confucianism,restoring and...

Rhetorical Aesthetics: Twentieth-Century Chinese Arts in the Context of Culture

Rhetorical Aesthetics: Twentieth-Century Chinese Arts in the Context of Culture

1st Edition

Wang Yichuan
April 30, 2017

Rhetorical Aesthetics approaches Chinese art and literature from a novel perspective with special interest and influence in Chinese theory since the 1990s. The author works out a practice of reading through fine literary, cinematic, and visual art examples. The monograph focuses on important...

Reinventing China: The Experience of Contemporary Chinese Returnees from the West

Reinventing China: The Experience of Contemporary Chinese Returnees from the West

1st Edition

Zhuqing Li
September 30, 2016

This study examines a small group of highly educated Chinese who have exerted outsized influence on China's recent rise. They share one thing in common - they all left China to study in the US and subsequently returned to China to apply what they had learned. Their work has in some ways made China...

Social Stratification in Contemporary China: Definitive Survey and Analysis

Social Stratification in Contemporary China: Definitive Survey and Analysis

1st Edition

Li Qiang
September 30, 2016

Social Stratification in Contemporary China raises and debates major sociological issues of modern and present-day China from a historical perspective. Such topics as "equality and inequality"and "acceptability of defined inequality" have been dealt with in a broad historical context since 1949...

Preserving the Shanghai Ghetto: Memories of Jewish Refugees in 1940's China

Preserving the Shanghai Ghetto: Memories of Jewish Refugees in 1940's China

1st Edition

Zhang Yanhua,, Wang Jian
August 30, 2016

The Tilanqiao neighborhood of the Hongkew district in Shanghai, China had become in the mid-1940s, as a result of European discrimination against the Jews, a Noah's ark for sheltering Jews and contained a large number of elite Jewish people from Central Europe, endowing it with cultural prestige....

Jia Zhangke Speaks Out: The Chinese Director's Texts on Film

Jia Zhangke Speaks Out: The Chinese Director's Texts on Film

1st Edition

Jia Zhangke
October 30, 2015

Jia Zhangke Speaks Out is a collection of writings by China's most acclaimed film director, Jia Zhangke. The book, originally published in 2009 by Peking University Press, contains Jia's selections of his own writings on film. While he has given numerous film-specific interviews throughout the...

Politics and Aesthetics of Creativity: City, Culture and Space in East Asia

Politics and Aesthetics of Creativity: City, Culture and Space in East Asia

1st Edition

Heung Wah Wong, Lu Pan, Karin Ling-Fung Chau
August 30, 2015

This volume of original essays critically examines the intriguing interplay among major actors and venues of creative practices in contemporary East Asian cities. Its chapters closely investigate manifestations of the political and aesthetic decisions made, or not made, in the construction and...

AJAX loader