• Zhaohui Hong, The Price of China’s Economic Development: Power, Capital, and the Poverty of Rights

    Lexington, The University of Kentucky Press, 2015, 296 pp. Review by Benoît Vermander The author of this work, an expert in economic history, takes an…

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  • Yu Zhejun, Shenming yu shimin. Minguo shiqi Shanghai diqu yingshen saihui yanjiu (Deities and City Dwellers: Research on Popular Processions in Shanghai during the Republican Era)

    Shanghai, Shanghai Joint Publishing Company, 2014, 312 pp. Review by Benoît Vermander This work discusses the make-up of civil society in Shanghai in the time…

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  • Jean-Pierre Cabestan, Le système politique chinois. Un nouvel équilibre autoritaire (The Chinese Political system: A new authoritarian balance)

    Paris, Presses de Sciences Po, 2014, 708 pp. Review by Benoît Vermander In 1994, Jean-Pierre Cabestan published Le système politique de la Chine populaire (The political…

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  • Jean-Pierre Cabestan, Tanguy Le Pesant, L’esprit de défense de Taiwan face à la Chine, la jeunesse taïwanaise face à la tentation de la Chine

    Jean-Pierre Cabestan, Tanguy Le Pesant, L’esprit de défense de Taiwan face à la Chine, la jeunesse taïwanaise face à la tentation de la Chine (Taiwan’s…

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  • Michael Rudolph, Ritual Performances as Authenticating Practices: Cultural representations of Taiwan’s aborigines in times of political changes

    Michael Rudolph, Ritual Performances as Authenticating Practices: Cultural representations of Taiwan’s aborigines in times of political changes, Berlin, LIT Verlag, “Performanzen,” vol. 14, 2008, bibliogr.,…

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  • Religious Revival and Exit from Religion in Contemporary China

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  • Maria Hsia Chang, Falungong, secte chinoise. Un défi au pouvoir

    This book by Maria Hsia Chang presents itself as a summarisation of a movement that has by now become well known: the Falun Gong[1]. It…

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