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Wang, Gungwu

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Works: 322 works in 1,021 publications in 2 languages and 26,544 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Interviews  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Contributor, Author of introduction, Interviewee
Classifications: DS749.5, 951.05
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The Iraq War and its consequences : thoughts of Nobel Peace laureates and eminent scholars by Irwin Abrams( )

16 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Iraq War and its Consequences is the first and only book that brings together more than 30 Nobel Peace laureates and eminent scholars to offer opinions, analyses and insights on the war that has drawn both widespread opposition and strong support. In
China : development and governance by Gungwu Wang( )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China has achieved significant socio-economic progress and has become a key player on the international stage after several decades of open-door and reform policy. Looking beyond China's transformation, this book focusses on the theme of governance which is widely regarded as the next most critical element to ensure that China's growth remains sustainable. Today, China is confronted with a host of pressing challenges that call for urgent attention. These include the need to rebalance and restructure the economy, the widening income gaps, the poor integration of migrant populations in the urban areas, insufficient public housing and healthcare coverage, the seeming lack of political reforms and the degree of environmental degradation. In the foreign policy arena, China is likewise under pressure to do more to address global concerns while not appearing to be overly aggressive. The next steps that China takes would have a great deal to do with governance, in terms of how it tackles or fails to address the myriad of challenges, both domestic and foreign. China: Development and Governance, with 57 short chapters in total, is based on up-to-date scholarly research written in a readable and concise style. Besides China's domestic developments, it also covers China's external relations with the United States, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. Non-specialists, in particular, should find this volume accessible and useful in keeping up with fast-changing developments in East Asia
Anglo-Chinese encounters since 1800 : war, trade, science, and governance by Gungwu Wang( )

11 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinese encounters with the British were more than merely those between two great powers. There was the larger canvas of the Empire and Commonwealth where the two peoples traded and interacted. In China, officials and merchants had to place the British beside other enterprising foreign peoples who were equally intent on influencing developments there. There were also Chinese who encountered the British in personal ways, and individual British who ventured into a 'vast unknown' with its deep history. Wang Gungwu's book, based on lectures linking China and the Chinese with imperial Britain, examines the possibilities in, as well as the limits of, their encounters. It takes the story beyond the cliches of opium, fighting, and the diplomatic skills needed to fend off rivals and enemies, and probes some areas of more intimate encounters, not least the beginnings of a wider English-speaking future
Divided China : preparing for reunification, 883-947 by Gungwu Wang( )

16 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The military governors -- Fighting to centralize power -- New dynasty and failed restoration -- The control of the provinces -- North China and the Khitan invasion -- A new structure of power
Interpreting China's development by Gungwu Wang( )

22 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Interpreting China's Development, leading experts on China provide an overview of this growing superpower, highlighting key issues in the country's political, economic and social development. Underpinned by up-to-date scholarly research yet written in a readable and concise style, this volume of over 40 short chapters offers a very accessible way to understanding the major events and dominant issues that had emerged in China over the last few decades. The essays are grouped under four thematic sections - challenges of governance, growth and structural changes, coping with rising social problems and relations with major powers and neighbours -covering salient topics such as the emerging mode of leadership succession, sustainability of China's high growth, widening inequalities, environmental crisis and the external impact of China's rise. Non-specialists in particular, should find this volume useful in keeping up with China's fast changing developments
Power and identity in the Chinese world order : festschrift in honour of professor Wang Gungwu by Gungwu Wang( )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Changing identities of the Southeast Asian Chinese since World War II by Gungwu Wang( )

14 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reform, legitimacy and dilemmas : China's politics and society by Gungwu Wang( )

13 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How has China's post-Deng leadership governed the country? How have the changing social and political environments shifted the bases of political legitimacy? What strategies has Jiang Zemin adopted to cope with new circumstances in order to strengthen his leadership? What are the challenges these new reform measures have generated for the leadership? And how have domestic concerns constrained the leadership's intention in China's foreign relations? These are some of the questions which this volume attempts to address.The authors agree that Jiang Zemin is not a man without any political initiative. He has struggled to establish his own style of leadership, and to strengthen the legitimacy of his leadership by setting forth new rules and institutions for political games and by finding new measures to cope with new challenges. This collection of articles shows the success Jiang and his colleagues have had in strengthening their leadership; how the different reform measures have strengthened Jiang's rule; and how the ongoing reform has created new challenges for his regime."
Malaysia, a survey by Gungwu Wang( Book )

34 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The structure of power in North China during the five dynasties by Gungwu Wang( Book )

36 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu ji zhong tao lun le wu dai shi qi mai xiang tong yi de ge zhong fang shi fang fa, zhu yao cong jun shi dou zheng he she hui guan zhi liang fang mian lai zhan kai lun shu. nei rong bao gua : fan shuai yu tang ting (883-904) ; zhong yang quan li de fa zhan (883-907) ; liang chao yu tang shi zhong xing (907-926) ; dui fan zhen de kong zhi (907-926) deng
China and the world since 1949 : the impact of independence, modernity, and revolution by Gungwu Wang( Book )

21 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on the sources for Chinese history by Donald Leslie( Book )

18 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Global history and migrations by Gungwu Wang( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether it is Turkish gastarbeiter in Germany, Japanese Nisei in Seattle, Filipinos in Kuwait, or Haitians in Brooklyn, the costs and benefits of human mobility on such a wide and rapid scale are hotly debated. Global History and Migrations, the second volume of the Global History series, explores the historical background of this issue by focusing on recent history, a time when human movements have been at their most dynamic. This book provides a rich, cross-cultural foundation for a more enlightened understanding of migration and its role in the unfolding shape of global history
China's political economy by Gungwu Wang( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"China is in the midst of great political, economic and social changes, which will intensify each other on account of their speed and scale. History has never before witnessed such a huge country as China industrialising and transforming itself so rapidly and so extensively." "This volume is largely based on public lectures and seminar papers by academic visitors and scholars at the East Asian Institute. Each has been written as a self-contained piece by a China expert, but presented primarily with non-specialist readers in mind."--BOOK JACKET
The Chinese overseas : from earthbound China to the quest for autonomy by Gungwu Wang( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today their challenge is to find an alternative to either returning or assimilating by seeking a new kind of autonomy in a world that will come to acknowledge the ideal of multicultural states."--Jacket
China : two decades of reform and change by Gungwu Wang( )

9 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume serves as a convenient handbook for both scholars and laymen to have a good overview of China's major developments and transformation in the political, economic, legal and social spheres since 1978. Such a review would be useful for appreciating the enormous problems that will challenge China in its next phase of transition."--Jacket
China and Southeast Asia : myths, threats, and culture by Gungwu Wang( )

9 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The reemergence of China as a political force has triggered sharp reassessments of its future role in the Asia-Pacific region. There has been much hyperbole about China's economic power, especially if it is linked with the entrepreneurial talents of the ubiquitous Chinese spread around the globe. Some countries have been encouraged to sound warning bells about China's future ambitions to dominate the region. All this is not surprising, even understandable. But the danger of exaggeration to the point where efforts to predict what China and the Chinese will do become merely alarmist, and the predictions become self-fulfilling, has to be guarded against. There is no easy remedy for deep-seated suspicion and hostility leading to persistent attempts to mislead and provoke. The recent financial crisis in East Asia has aggravated some worst-case scenarios and these may bring additional worries to the region's plans for ultimate recovery. The three essays in this volume focus on some areas where myths and prejudices have long survived. They offer different perspectives and suggest alternative ways to approach certain problems of understanding China's relations with Southeast Asia."
Joining the modern world : inside and outside China by Gungwu Wang( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The ongoing drama of Chinese people seeking to be modern has been enacted in different parts of the world. There are interesting differences among these Chinese, depending on where they have been living. The general trend, however, is unmistakable. The striving for betterment is supported by a strong capacity to adapt and change, and this is reflected in the way the Chinese seize new opportunities when they occur. The essays here describe some of these efforts both inside and outside China, and form a small mosaic of Chinese practising the art of modernising."--BOOK JACKET
China and the Chinese overseas by Gungwu Wang( Book )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu suo shou 16 pian wen zhang,Fen liang bu fen jie shao,Di yi bu fen zhui su hua ren yi min de li shi yan bian,Lun shu qi zai jing ji deng fang mian suo cheng shou de nei wai chong ji;Di er bu fen tan tao ge zhong kun rao zhe xian dai hai wai hua ren de wen ti,Bi ru min zu gan qing bao fu deng
China and the new international order by Gungwu Wang( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Iraq War and its consequences : thoughts of Nobel Peace laureates and eminent scholars
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Anglo-Chinese encounters since 1800 : war, trade, science, and governanceDivided China : preparing for reunification, 883-947Interpreting China's developmentPower and identity in the Chinese world order : festschrift in honour of professor Wang GungwuReform, legitimacy and dilemmas : China's politics and societyGlobal history and migrationsChina's political economyThe Chinese overseas : from earthbound China to the quest for autonomy
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