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  • China's Twentieth Centuryby Wang Hui

    Verso Books 2015; US$ 26.95

    What must China do to become truly democratic and equitable? This question animates most progressive debates on China, and in China?s Twentieth Century , the country?s leading critic Wang Hui tackles it by looking to the past. Beginning with the birth of modern politics in the 1911 revolution, China?s Twentieth Century tracks the flourishing of... more...

  • Mobilizing Shanghai Youthby Kristin Mulready-Stone

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, youth emerged as a new and important social force in many parts of the world. In China the image of this new youth imprinted itself on Chinese consciousness and made clear to potential national leaders that future governments would not be able to ignore China?s youth or expect them simply to step... more...

  • Food and Environment in Early and Medieval Chinaby E. N. Anderson

    Walter de Gruyter 2015; US$ 105.00

    Food and Environment in Early and Medieval China provides an account of the development of food systems, agriculture, and trade in China's imperial era, connecting those foodways to the global phenomenon of Chinese cuisine today. more...

  • Beijing's Power and China's Bordersby Bruce Elleman; Stephen Kotkin; Clive Schofield

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    China shares borders with 20 other countries. Each of these neighbors has its own national interests, and in some cases, these include territorial and maritime jurisdictional claims in places that China also claims. Most of these 20 countries have had a history of border conflicts with China; some of them never amicably settled. This book brings together... more...

  • Russian Energy Strategy in the European Union, the Former Soviet Union Region, and Chinaby Stylianos A. Sotiriou

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99

    This book examines three bipolar relationships that have emerged as a result of the Eurasian energy triangle ? Russia-Former Soviet Union region, Russia-EU, and Russia-China ?and the ways in which they, along with Putin's foreign energy policy, relate to the debate between neorealism and neoliberal institutionalism. more...

  • The Partyby Richard McGregor

    HarperCollins 2010; Not Available

    ?Few outsiders have any realistic sense of the innards, motives, rivalries, and fears of the Chinese Communist leadership. But we all know much more than before, thanks to Richard McGregor?s illuminating and richly-textured look at the people in charge of China?s political machinery.... Invaluable.? ? James Fallows, National Correspondent for The... more...

  • Leitzeichen des Imperiumsby Erhard Rosner

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 63.50

    Es ist seit langem bekannt, dass chinesische Ortsnamen aus der Kaiserzeit nicht selten Schriftzeichen enthalten, die ?Frieden?, ?Harmonie?, ?Wohlstand? und ähnliches verheißen. Weniger bekannt ist hingegen, dass solche Namen vielfach in knapper Form ein regelrechtes politisches Programm signalisieren. Kombinationen wie Guihua (?Sich der Veränderung... more...

  • Wuhu Diaryby Emily Prager

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 9.99

    In 1994 an American writer named Emily Prager met her new daughter LuLu. All she knew about her was that the baby had been born in Wuhu, a city in southern China, and left near a police station in her first three days of life. Her birth mother had left a note with Lulu's western and lunar birth dates. In 1999 Emily and her daughter?now a happy, fearless... more...

  • Buddhism and Buddhists in Chinaby Lewis Hodus

    The Floating Press 1923; US$ 6.95

    Buddhism is a religion which must be viewed from many angles. Its original form, as preached by Gautama in India and developed in the early years succeeding, and as embodied in the sacred literature of early Buddhism, is not representative of the actual Buddhism of any land today. The faithful student of Buddhist literature would be as far removed... more...

  • The Chinese in Americaby Iris Chang

    Penguin Group US 2004; US$ 16.99

    In an epic story that spans 150 years and continues to the present day, Iris Chang tells of a people?s search for a better life?the determination of the Chinese to forge an identity and a destiny in a strange land and, often against great obstacles, to find success. She chronicles the many accomplishments in America of Chinese immigrants and their... more...