Subject: Social history

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China Families incl. Historic newspapers published in China available Open Access online

Database

This site allows you to search across 60,000 names of men and women who lived, worked or died in China, between the 1850s and 1940s. The information is drawn from ten different sources, and you can search each one of these individually, but you can also search across all of them. There are many Chinese […]

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Historical Dictionary of theIndochina War (1945–1954):An International and Interdisciplinary Approach

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Christopher E. Goscha 2011 This first historical dictionary in English of the Indochina War (1945–54) provides the most comprehensive account to date of one of the most important conflicts of the twentieth century. Over 1,600 entries provide in-depth, expert coverage of the Indochina War in all its dimensions. Goscha adopts a path-breaking dual international and […]

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Better to Rely on Ourselves: Changing Social Rights in Urban China since 1979

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Hatla Thelle 2004 This study analyses changes in the protection of social rights in China since 1979 for the middle-income level of the urban population, based on family interviews and documentary studies. It tells how conditions for employment, housing, social security and education have undergone a complete transformation as a consequence of the transition to […]

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Atlas of Laos: Spatial Dimensions of the Economic and Social Development of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic

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Bounthavy Sisouphanthong & Christian Taillard 2000 This atlas of Laos is the first of its kind to appear in English. Based on statistics gathered in the late 1990s, the atlas gives a snapshot of Laos’s evolution in the 20 years since the founding of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. But the greatest contribution made by […]

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Atlas of Laos: Spatial Dimensions of the Economic and Social Development of the Lao People's Democratic Republic

E-book

Bounthavy Sisouphanthong & Christian Taillard 2000 This atlas of Laos is the first of its kind to appear in English. Based on statistics gathered in the late 1990s, the atlas gives a snapshot of Laos’s evolution in the 20 years since the founding of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. But the greatest contribution made by […]

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Kinship and Food in South East Asia

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Monica Janowski & Fiona Kerlogue (eds) 2011 Food has an important role in establishing and structuring social and kin relations in Southeast Asian societies. For this reason, there is growing interest within anthropology in understanding how the production, processing and consumption of food is one important basis for the construction of ties of relatedness, so-called […]

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Village China at War: The Impact of Resistance to Japan, 1937–1945

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Dagfinn Gatu 2007 This groundbreaking study on the forging of Chinese communism in the furnace of the anti-Japanese war focuses on North China, where the CCP first took root and later expanded to conquer China. Whilst the explosive growth of the Chinese Communist movement during the war years is a fact, the nature of this […]

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