In Remaking Families in Contemporary China, Xiaoying Qi explores a number of emerging family practices in China. Drawing upon 178 in-depth interviews with both men and women of all ages, she examines novel aspects of family life, including surnaming practices, the migration of elderly parents from rural areas to urban environments, spousal intimacy, divorce, and remarriage and co-habitation in later life.
In The Silk Road, Tim Winter reveals the different paths this history of connected cultures took towards global fame, a century after the first evidence of contact between China and Rome was unearthed.
Recounting the story of the Oraons and Tana Bhagats of Chhotanagpur in the present-day state of Jharkhand, this book questions postcolonial understandings of the category of 'tribe' and unravels the threads of a hierarchical adivasi world.
Lucy (Rab Butler Professor in Modern History, Rab Butler Professor in Modern History, University of Essex) Noakes & Claudia (Senior Lecturer in Modern History, Senior Lecturer in Modern History, University of Sussex) Siebrecht & Claire (Professor of Modern British History, Professor of Modern British History, University of Sussex) Langhamer