Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-6 of 6 items for:

  • Asian History x
Clear All

View:

Blood, Dreams and GoldThe Changing Face of Burma

Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma

Richard Cockett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204513
eISBN:
9780300215984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204513.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Burma is one of the largest countries in Southeast Asia and was once one of its richest. Under successive military regimes, however, the country eventually ended up as one of the poorest countries in ... More

The Compelling IdealThought Reform and the Prison in China, 1901-1956

The Compelling Ideal: Thought Reform and the Prison in China, 1901-1956

Jan Kiely

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300185942
eISBN:
9780300186376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185942.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is about the early twentieth-century institutional formation of the system of penal reformation (ganhua) in China, its subsequent expansion and extension, and the related initial emergence ... More

Forgotten Voices of Mao's Great Famine, 1958-1962An Oral History

Forgotten Voices of Mao's Great Famine, 1958-1962: An Oral History

Zhou Xun

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300184044
eISBN:
9780300199246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300184044.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1958, China’s revered leader Mao Zedong instituted a program designed to transform his giant nation into a Communist utopia. Called the Great Leap Forward, Mao’s grand scheme—like so many other ... More

Frontiers of FearTigers and People in the Malay World, 1600-1950

Frontiers of Fear: Tigers and People in the Malay World, 1600-1950

Peter Boomgaard

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300085396
eISBN:
9780300127591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300085396.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

For centuries, reports of man-eating tigers in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore have circulated, shrouded in myth and anecdote. This book documents the relationship between the “big cat” and humans ... More

The Great Manchurian Plague of 1910-1911The Geopolitics of an Epidemic Disease

The Great Manchurian Plague of 1910-1911: The Geopolitics of an Epidemic Disease

William C. Summers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300183191
eISBN:
9780300184761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300183191.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

When plague broke out in Manchuria in 1910 due to transmission of marmots to humans, it struck a region struggling with the introduction of Western medicine, as well as with the interactions of three ... More

Redeemed by FireThe Rise of Popular Christianity in Modern China

Redeemed by Fire: The Rise of Popular Christianity in Modern China

Xi Lian

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123395
eISBN:
9780300162837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123395.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book addresses the history and future of homegrown, mass Chinese Christianity. Drawing on a large collection of fresh sources—including contemporaneous accounts, diaries, memoirs, archival ... More

View: