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China's HegemonyFour Hundred Years of East Asian Domination

China's Hegemony: Four Hundred Years of East Asian Domination

Ji-Young Lee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231179744
eISBN:
9780231542173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179744.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Many have viewed the tribute system as China's tool for projecting its power and influence in East Asia, treating other actors as passive recipients of Chinese domination. China's Hegemony sheds new ... More

China's Uncertain Future

China's Uncertain Future

Jean-Luc Domenach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152259
eISBN:
9780231526456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152259.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines China's place in the world and looks at a range of crucial issues now facing the country, such as the growth (or deterioration) of its economy, the government's ever-delayed ... More

Chinese History and CultureSeventeenth Century Through Twentieth Century

Chinese History and Culture: Seventeenth Century Through Twentieth Century

Ying-shih Yü

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178600
eISBN:
9780231542005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178600.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The recipient of the Kluge Prize for lifetime achievement in the humanities, Ying-shih Yü is a premier scholar of Chinese studies. Chinese History and Culture volumes 1 and 2 bring his extraordinary ... More

Chinese History and CultureSixth Century B.C.E. to Seventeenth Century

Chinese History and Culture: Sixth Century B.C.E. to Seventeenth Century

Ying-shih Yü

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178587
eISBN:
9780231542012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178587.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The recipient of the Kluge Prize for lifetime achievement in the humanities, Ying-shih Yü is a premier scholar of Chinese studies. Chinese History and Culture volumes 1 and 2 bring his extraordinary ... More

Chop Suey, USAThe Story of Chinese Food in America

Chop Suey, USA: The Story of Chinese Food in America

Yong Chen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168922
eISBN:
9780231538169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168922.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book offers an interpretation of the rise of Chinese food in the United States and reveals the forces that made this cuisine ubiquitous in the American gastronomic landscape. It describes how ... More

Choreographies of Shared Sacred SitesReligion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution

Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites: Religion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution

Elazar Barkan and Karen Barkey (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169943
eISBN:
9780231538060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169943.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This anthology explores the dynamics of shared religious sites in Turkey, the Balkans, Palestine/Israel, Cyprus and Algeria, indicating where local and national stakeholders manoeuvre between ... More

Christo-FictionThe Ruins of Athens and Jerusalem

Christo-Fiction: The Ruins of Athens and Jerusalem

François Laruelle

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167246
eISBN:
9780231538961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167246.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book targets the rigid, self-sustaining arguments of metaphysics, rooted in Judaic and Greek thought, and explores the radical potential of Christ, whose “crossing” disrupts their circular ... More

The Cinema of Agnès VardaResistance and Eclecticism

The Cinema of Agnès Varda: Resistance and Eclecticism

Delphine Benezet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169752
eISBN:
9780231850612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169752.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Agnès Varda, a pioneer of the French New Wave, has been making radical films for over half a century. Many of these are considered by scholars, filmmakers, and audiences alike, as audacious, seminal, ... More

The Cinema of Aki KaurismäkiContrarian Stories

The Cinema of Aki Kaurismäki: Contrarian Stories

Andrew Nestingen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165594
eISBN:
9780231850414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165594.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Aki Kaurismäki is an enigma, an eminent auteur who claims his films are a joke. Since 1983, Kaurismäki has produced classically styled films filled with cinephilic references to film history. He has ... More

The Cinema of Alexander SokurovFigures of Paradox

The Cinema of Alexander Sokurov: Figures of Paradox

Jeremi Szaniawski

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167352
eISBN:
9780231850520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167352.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

One of the last representatives of a brand of serious, high-art cinema, Alexander Sokurov has produced a massive oeuvre exploring issues such as history, power, memory, kinship, death, the human ... More

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