The Chinese Typewriter

Author: Thomas S. Mullaney
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262036363
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Incompatible with modernity -- Puzzling Chinese -- Radical machines -- What do you call a typewriter with no keys?

The Chinese Typewriter

Author: Thomas S. Mullaney
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026234078X
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This book is about those encounters -- in particular thousands of Chinese characters versus the typewriter and its QWERTY keyboard.

Coming To Terms With The Nation

Author: Thomas Mullaney
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520262786
Size: 72.36 MB
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Studies China's "Ethnic classification project" (minzu shibie) of 1954, conducted in Yunnan province.

Critical Han Studies

Author: Thomas Mullaney
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520289757
Size: 76.67 MB
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In this pathbreaking volume, a multidisciplinary group of scholars examine this ambiguous identity, one that shares features with, but cannot be subsumed under, existing notions of ethnicity, culture, race, nationality, and civilization. ...

The Oxford Illustrated History Of Modern China

Author: Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199683751
Size: 67.69 MB
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This lavishly illustrated volume explores the history of China from the founding of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912) through to the present day.

The Iron Whim

Author: Darren Sean Wershler-Henry
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801445866
Size: 18.80 MB
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The Iron Whim is an intelligent, irreverent, and humorous history of writing culture and technology.

The Origins Of The Chinese Nation

Author: Nicolas Tackett
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107196779
Size: 37.74 MB
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Nicolas Tackett explores the emergence of a new worldview and sense of Chinese identity during the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127).

Minitel

Author: Julien Mailland
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262036223
Size: 31.91 MB
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With this volume, Julien Mailland and Kevin Driscoll offer the first scholarly book in English on Minitel, examining it as both a technical system and a cultural phenomenon.

Programmed Inequality

Author: Marie Hicks
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262035545
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Introduction: Britain's computer "revolution" -- War machines : women's computing work and the underpinnings of the data-driven state 1930-1946 -- Peacetime data processing : institutionalizing a feminized machine underclass 1946-1954 -- ...