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Szonyi, Michael

Overview
Works: 70 works in 139 publications in 2 languages and 3,400 library holdings
Genres: History  Military history  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Genealogy 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Translator
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Szonyi
The Cold War in Asia : the battle for hearts and minds by Yangwen Zheng( )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume argues that attention to what has been conventionally considered the periphery is essential to a full understanding of the global Cold War. This volume also argues for a shift in focus from diplomacy and high politics alone towards research into the culture of the Cold War era and its public diplomacy
A companion to Chinese history by Michael Szonyi( )

12 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Companion to Chinese History presents a collection of essays offering a comprehensive overview of the latest intellectual developments in the study of China's history from the ancient past up until the present day. Covers the major trends in the study of Chinese history from antiquity to the present day Considers the latest scholarship of historians working in China and around the world Explores a variety of long-range questions and themes which serves to bridge the conventional divide between China's traditional and modern eras Addresses China's connections with other nations and regions and enables non-specialists to make comparisons with their own fields Features discussion of traditional topics and chronological approaches as well as newer themes such as Chinese history in relation to sexuality, national identity, and the environment."--Publisher description
The China questions : critical insights into a rising power by Jennifer M Rudolph( Book )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The questions addressed in this unique volume provide a window onto the challenges China faces today and the uncertainties its meteoric ascent on the global horizon has provoked. In only a few decades, the most populous country on Earth has moved from relative isolation to center stage. Thirty of the world's leading China experts--all affiliates of the renowned Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University--answer key questions about where this new superpower is headed and what makes its people and their leaders tick. They distill a lifetime of cutting-edge scholarship into short, accessible essays about Chinese identity, culture, environment, society, history, or policy"
Practicing kinship : lineage and descent in late imperial China by Michael Szonyi( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presenting a new approach to the history of Chinese kinship, this book attempts to bridge the gap between anthropological and historical scholarship on the Chinese lineage by considering its development in terms of individual and collective strategies. Based on a wide range of newly available sources such as lineage genealogies and stone inscriptions, as well as oral history and extensive observation of contemporary ritual practice in the field, this work explores the historical development of kinship in villages of the Fuzhou region of southeastern Fujian province."--Jacket
Cold War island : Quemoy on the front line by Michael Szonyi( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the height of the Cold War in the 1950s, the small island of Quemoy or Jinmen in the Taiwan Strait was the front line in the military standoff between Chiang Kai-shek's Republic of China and Mao Zedong's People's Republic. Local society and culture were dramatically transformed. Michael Szonyi uses oral history, official documents, and dissident writings to convey the history of the island during this period. In so doing, he sheds light on the social and cultural impact of the Cold War on those who lived through it, as well as on the relationship between China, Taiwan, and the United States at this critical moment. By analyzing the effects of Quemony's distinctive geopolitical situation on the economy, gender and the family, and citizenship and religion, the book provides a new perspective on the social history of the Cold War, showing how geopolitics can affect individual lives and communities"--Page [i]
The art of being governed : everyday politics in late imperial China by Michael Szonyi( Book )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An innovative look at how families in Ming dynasty China negotiated military and political obligations to the state. How did ordinary people in the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) deal with the demands of the state? In The Art of Being Governed, Michael Szonyi explores the myriad ways that families fulfilled their obligations to provide a soldier to the army. The complex strategies they developed to manage their responsibilities suggest a new interpretation of an important period in China's history as well as a broader theory of politics. Using previously untapped sources, including lineage genealogies and internal family documents, Szonyi examines how soldiers and their families living on China's southeast coast minimized the costs and maximized the benefits of meeting government demands for manpower. Families that had to provide a soldier for the army set up elaborate rules to ensure their obligation was fulfilled, and to provide incentives for the soldier not to desert his post. People in the system found ways to gain advantages for themselves and their families. For example, naval officers used the military's protection to engage in the very piracy and smuggling they were supposed to suppress. Szonyi demonstrates through firsthand accounts how subjects of the Ming state operated in a space between defiance and compliance, and how paying attention to this middle ground can help us better understand not only Ming China but also other periods and places
Jiu jing yi zhu = Translation and annotation of Jiu jing or the book of brew by Gong Zhu( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu gong san juan. Juan shang wei zong lun, Zhu yao jie shao jiu de li shi, Dui ren sheng de yi yi ji niang jiu de yi ban li lun. Juan zhong lun shu zhi zuo jiu qu de li lun he fang fa. Juan xia, Ji zai le zheng tao niang jiu gong yi liu cheng, Yu jin xian dai chuan tong huang jiu niang zao gong yi ji ben xiang tong
Qian xian dao yu : leng zhan xia de Jinmen = Cold War Island : Quemoy On The Front Line by Michael Szonyi( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Chinese and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The effects of September 11 and its aftermath on China, and the Chinese response by Michael Szonyi( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This commentary explores issues related to China's response to the September 11 terrorist attacks and the subsequent war on terrorism, and the likely effects of these issues on Chinese political, economic, & security interests. Topics covered include the initial Chinese response to the attacks, the China-US relationship, Chinese participation in international anti-terrorism efforts, US military presence in south-east Asia, effects on Chinese ties with Russia & Japan, Chinese arms sales, repression of political opponents in China, the effect of the attacks on the Chinese economy, and implications for Canada
Ming Qing Fujian wu di xin yang yan jiu zi liao hui bian( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Potential for domestic instability in the People's Republic of China in the medium term (2001-2006) by Michael Szonyi( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cha jing yi zhu (wai san zhong) = Translation and annotation of Cha jing, or the Book of Tea: Origins and Rituals by Yu Lu( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Chinese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asian-Canadians and Canada's international relations by Michael Szonyi( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cha jing yi zhu : (wai san zhong) by Yu Lu( Book )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in Chinese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<Cha jing> ji fan ying le tang dai cha ye de xing sheng, You shi zhong guo cha xue de tuo huang zhi zuo, Ye shi hou shi cha shu de kai mo. Quan shu gong shi pian, Zai<yi zhi yuan>, <er zhi ju> deng qian liu pian zhong, Lu yu xiang xi jie shao le cha de qi yuan ji jian bie fang fa, Zhi zao bing cha de qi ju, Jian cha yu yin cha de qi ju, Jian cha de fang fa, Cha de yin yong fang fa deng nei rong. Zai<qi zhi shi> zhong, Zhu yao shou ji le da liang lu yu zhi qian de cha shi zi liao;<ba zhi chu> zhong, Zhu yao jie shao le tang dai cha ye de zhu yao chan di, Bing fen ji pin ping. Zhei dou wei hou ren yan jiu tang dai cha ye de fa zhan ti gong le xiang xi de zi liao.<cha jing> yi qi feng fu de nei rong, Dui zhong guo nai zhi shi jie cha shi dou chan sheng le bu ke gu liang de ying xiang. Ben shu yi zhu, Yi tao shi ying song<bai chuan xue hai> ben<cha jing> wei di ben, Bing xiao yi duo zhong ban ben, Yi qiu xiang shi, Zhun que. Yi zhu zhe zai dui yuan shu jin xing xiao kan de ji chu shang, Dui ge zhong shu yu, Ming ci zuo le ke xue de zhu shi, Bing you bai hua wen fan yi, Shen ru qian chu. Ben shu hai shou lu le song dai cai xiang de<cha lu> he song dai<pin cha yao lu>, Yi bing jie shi, Fan yi, Xi wang du zhe neng gou dui zhong guo cha ye de fa zhan he yin cha xi su you yi ge jiao wei quan mian de le jie
Family lineage organization and social change in Ming and Qing Fujian by Zhenman Zheng( )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work is the result of more than a decade of research on the Chinese household and lineage in the southeastern province of Fujian during the Ming and Qing period (1368-1911). It offers new interpretations of the Chinese domestic cycle, the relationship between household and larger kinship groups, and the development of lineage society in south China. Using hundreds of previously unknown lineage genealogies, stone inscriptions, and land deeds, Zheng Zhenman provides a candid view of how individuals and families confronted the crucial issues of daily life: how to minimize taxes or military conscription; how to balance the ideological imperatives of ancestor worship with practical concerns; how to deal with the problems of dividing the household estate. His research leads to an exploration of issues such as the relation of state to society and the compatibility of Chinese culture and capitalism. This complete translation allows access to some of the most exciting new research being done in Chinese social history. Zheng's book draws on important materials largely unknown to Western scholars, comes to novel conclusions about society in late imperial China, and illustrates the importance of the non-Western perspective in studying the history of the world outside the West
Kaiyouyizhai du shu zhi by Xuzeng Zhu( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in Chinese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wan Qing xue zhe Zhu Xuceng jian you cang shu jia he xue zhe de shuang chong shen fen, ta ji ji di li yong zi ji de cang shu jin xing xue shu yan jiu, you ci bian you le "du shu zhi" de wen shi. Ben shu shi Qing dai du shu zhi de dian xing zhu zuo
Village rituals in Fuzhou in the Late Imperial and Republican periods by Michael Szonyi( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Potential for domestic instability in the People's Republic of China in the medium-term (2001-2006) by Michael Szonyi( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ma ma de xin you duo yuan : Maliya de gu shi by Michael Szonyi( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in Chinese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu nei rong bao kuo:jie tou de xiao mu wu, Wo men zi ji de jia, Bao shou yi ge mi mi, Ji mu qin de li wu deng
Ye you zheng shu shu by Michael Szonyi( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in Chinese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Practicing kinship : lineage and descent in late imperial China
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Practicing kinship : lineage and descent in late imperial ChinaCold War island : Quemoy on the front lineFamily lineage organization and social change in Ming and Qing Fujian
Alternative Names
Michael Szonyi Canadees historicus

Michael Szonyi Canadian historian

Michael Szonyi kanadai sinológus

Song, Yiming 1967-

Szonyi, Michael A.

Szonyi, Michael A., 1967-

宋怡明

宋怡明 1967-

Languages
English (67)

Chinese (15)