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  • The Thought of Mao Tse-Tungby Stuart Schram

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 41.00 US$ 33.62

    Professor Schram offers a fascinating and sure-footed analysis of Mao's intellectual itinerary. more...

  • Shanghaiby Christopher Howe

    Cambridge University Press 1981; US$ 84.00 US$ 68.88

    This book is a comprehensive study of the way in which old Shanghai was transformed and developed by the Communist Party between 1949 and the later 1970s. more...

  • Even A Daughter Is Better Than Nothingby Mykel Board

    Garrett County Press 2005; US$ 2.99

    This is the story of how Maximum Rock'n'Roll Columnist Mykel Board spent a year teaching English at the Mongolian National University in Ulaanbaatar. From getting lost in the Gobi Desert to stirring fights in a Mongolian disco, Board teeters through the heart of contemporary Mongolian culture with the class, humor and buffoonery of a modern-day Charlie... more...

  • Soft Power in Chinaby Jian Wang

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00

    What kinds of images does China want to refashion and project? What is the role of the government vis--vis that of other institutional and social actors in these efforts? What kinds of tensions and pressures has China experienced? Where do the programs stand in terms of their impact on the country's image? What do all these efforts mean to the... more...

  • Chinese Communists and Hong Kong Capitalistsby Cindy Yik-yi Chu

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    This book examines Chinese Communist activities in Hong Kong from the outbreak of the Sino-Japanese War in 1937 to the handover in 1997. It reveals a peculiar part of Chinese Communist history, and traces six decades of astounding united front between the Chinese Communists and the Hong Kong tycoons and upper-class business elite. more...

  • Shanghai - High Lights, Low Lights, Tael Lightsby Maurine Karns; Pat Patterson

    Earnshaw Books 2010; US$ 7.99

    First published in 1936, this remarkable guidebook explores the seamier side of Shanghai, China, in the mid-1930s. Written by two pretty, dissolute foreigners living life to the fullest and working, at least partially, in a Whangpoo whiskey haze, this candid handbook focuses on the colorful nightlifeparticularly the sex and sinof the city. This is... more...

  • Sapajouby Nenad Djordjevic; Sapajou

    Earnshaw Books 2010; US$ 29.99

    Documenting the work of a brilliant and acerbic political cartoonist, this compilation presents the work of Sapajou from 1923 through 1931. With art depicting Shanghai street scenes, China at war, jazz culture, kidnappings, heat waves, and typhoons, this inspired collection documents the golden years of the Pearl of the Orient and the distinct character... more...

  • The Voices of Macao Stonesby Lindsay Ride; May Ride; Jason Wordie

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1999; US$ 28.00

    The stones, statues and memorials found all over Macao trace the story from the days of the first Portuguese navigators to reach China in the sixteenth century to the events of more recent times. more...

  • Voluntary Organizations in the Chinese Diasporaby Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce; Evelyn Du-Dehart

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2006; US$ 50.00

    This book argues that Chinese voluntary organizations continue to play a significant role in both the established and new Chinese communities in the Diaspora. more...

  • Hong Kong 1862-1919by G.R. Sayer; D.M.E. Evans

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1975; US$ 29.00

    Geoffrey Robley Sayer (1887- 1962) completed this book before World War II as a sequel to his earlier work, Hong Kong: birth, adolescence and coming of age, which was published in 1937. more...