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Everyday Dalian
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Li Song, Phil Borges
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Digitalku

Everyday Dalian: Life in Modern Manchuria. A former colony briefly founded by Russia but later developed over two generations by Japan, Dalian has always been a strategic hub for control of Northeast China. SongLi's photography collection about the city and its population has won multiple international awards. Each image captures
A Walk Across Dalian
Language: en
Pages: 120
Authors: Song Li
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01 - Publisher: CreateSpace

In the tradition of his "Everyday Dalian" photobook, the Municipal Government of Dalian originally commissioned SongLi to produce his second photography book about the city. The intended purpose was as an international promotion for the 2009 Davos World Economic Summit. However, SongLi evolved that inspirational vision into a new and
Everyday Modernity in China
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Madeleine Yue Dong, Joshua Lewis Goldstein
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-15 - Publisher: University of Washington Press

Is modernity in non-Western societies always an �alternative� modernity, a derivative copy of an �original modernity� that began in the West? No, answer the contributors to this book, who then offer an absorbing set of case studies from modern China to make their point. By focusing on people�s ordinary routines
Language: en
Pages: 1290
Authors: David Leffman, Simon Lewis, Jeremy Atiyah
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Rough Guides

Explores the sights and attractions of the country, offers advice on where to stay and eat, and comments on China's history, politics, environment, and peoples.
Patriotic Professionalism in Urban China
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Lisa M. Hoffman
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-19 - Publisher: Temple University Press

A look at urban professionals in post-Mao China as they balance social responsibility and individual achievement.