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  • Ancient Chinaby John S. Major; Constance A. Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 58.95

    Ancient China: A History surveys the East Asian Heartland Region ? the geographical area that eventually became known as China ? from the Neolithic period through the Bronze Age, to the early imperial era of Qin and Han, up to the threshold of the medieval period in the third century CE. For most of that long span of time there was no such place... more...

  • Tales About China and the Chineseby Peter Parley; Andrew Chubb

    Earnshaw Books 2016; US$ 11.99

    Filled with a whimsical sense of humor and fantastic fables of faraway lands, this book, originally written for children, offers a Western perspective on China in the mid-19th century. Using vivid detail and excellent cartoons, it demonstrates the clash between the Marco Polo?inspired view of a mythically serene China and the political realities of... more...

  • Out of Chinaby Robert Bickers

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 0.00

    Even at the high noon of Europe's empires China managed to be one of the handful of countries not to succumb. Invaded, humiliated and looted, China nonetheless kept its sovereignty. Robert Bickers' major new book is the first to describe fully what has proved to be one of the modern era's most important stories: the long, often agonising process... more...

  • Staging Chinese Revolutionby Xiaomei Chen

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 59.99

    Staging Chinese Revolution surveys fifty years of theatrical propaganda performances in China, revealing a dynamic, commercial capacity in works often dismissed as artifacts of censorship. Spanning the 1960s through the 2010s, Xiaomei Chen reads films, plays, operas, and television shows from an interdisciplinary and comparative perspective, demonstrating... more...

  • Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society China Vol.75 No.1by The Royal Asiatic Society

    Earnshaw Books 2016; US$ 19.99

    The Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, China branch. 2013 edition. more...

  • Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society China Vol.76 No.1 (2016)by The Royal Asiatic Society

    Earnshaw Books 2016; US$ 19.99

    The Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, China Branch, 2016 edition. more...

  • Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society China Vol.74 No. 1 (2010)by The Royal Asiatic Society

    Earnshaw Books 2016; US$ 19.99

    The Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society China, based in Shanghai. This is the first volume of the revived series, after a break of more than 60 years. more...

  • Finding Women in the Stateby Wang Zheng

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    Finding Women in the State is a provocative hidden history of socialist state feminists maneuvering behind the scenes at the core of the Chinese Communist Party. These women worked to advance gender and class equality in the early People?s Republic and fought to transform sexist norms and practices, all while facing fierce opposition from a male-dominated... more...

  • Sons of Heavenby Terrence Cheng

    HarperCollins US 2002; US$ 11.99

    Sons of Heaven is an epic novel set against the backdrop of one of modern history's most haunting events: the Tiananmen Square Massacre. In June of 1989, the world watched in horror as China's military was mobilized to suppress a student movement that stood for peaceful democracy. Hundreds were killed; others say into the thousands. No one... more...

  • Wuhu Diaryby Emily Prager

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.00

    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...