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How to Be a Dictator: The Cult of Personality in the Twentieth Century

How to Be a Dictator

The Cult of Personality in the Twentieth Century

Bloomsbury Publishing (2019)
5,59 €

'Essential reading' EVENING STANDARD , BOOK OF THE WEEK 'Elegant and readable' THE TIMES '...

The Tragedy of Liberation: A History of the Chinese Revolution 1945-1957

The Tragedy of Liberation

A History of the Chinese Revolution 1945-1957

Bloomsbury Publishing (2013)
5,07 €

In 1949 Mao Zedong hoisted the red flag over Beijing's Forbidden City. Instead of liberating the...

The Cultural Revolution: A People's History, 1962—1976

The Cultural Revolution

A People's History, 1962—1976

Bloomsbury Publishing (2016)
5,07 €

Acclaimed by the Daily Mail as 'definitive and harrowing' , this is the final volume of 'The...

The Construction of Racial Identities in China and Japan
Hong Kong University Press, HKU (1997)
38,10 €

This volume shows that the construction of symbolic boundaries between racial categories has...

The Discourse of Race in Modern China
Oxford University Press (2015)
14,56 €

Dikötter writes accessible history and has won the prestigious BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for his book...

Mao's Great Famine: The History of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958-62

Mao's Great Famine

The History of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958-62

Bloomsbury Publishing (2010)
5,07 €

An unprecedented, groundbreaking history of China's Great Famine Winner of the BBC Samuel Johnson...

The Age of Openness: China before Mao
Hong Kong University Press, HKU (2008)
33,34 €

The era between empire and communism is routinely portrayed as a catastrophic interlude in...

Sex, Culture and Modernity in China: Medical Science and the Construction of Sexual Identities in the Early Republican Period

Sex, Culture and Modernity in China

Medical Science and the Construction of Sexual Identities in the Early Republican Period

Hong Kong University Press, HKU (1995)
27,62 €

With the disintegration of Confucian cosmology after the fall of the imperial system in China,...