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China

  • India, China, and the Worldby Tansen Sen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 94.00

    This essential, richly researched book provides the first comprehensive history of India-China interactions in the broader contexts of Asian and world history. Sen fills a striking gap in the study of India and China by tracing their connected histories in a global setting. more...

  • A Force So Swiftby Kevin Peraino

    Crown/Archetype 2017; US$ 28.00

    A gripping narrative of the Truman Administration's response to the fall of Nationalist China and the triumph of Mao Zedong's Communist forces in 1949--an extraordinary political revolution that continues to shape East Asian politics to this day.   In the opening months of 1949, U.S. President Harry S. Truman found himself faced with a looming... more...

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

    Earnshaw Books 2017; 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 nightlife—particularly the sex and sin—of the city. This... more...

  • Women Judges in Contemporary Chinaby Anqi Shen

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 119.45

    This study provides an up-to-date empirical account of Chinese female judges within the context of the Chinese legal system and wider society, revealing a deeper understanding of women in contemporary China. Shen explores the gendered nature of judging in post-Mao China by examining: who female judges are, what they do, and their position in relation... more...

  • Red Star Over Chinaby Edgar Snow; Dr John K. Fairbank

    Atlantic Books 2017; US$ 8.49

    The first Westerner to meet Mao Tse-tung and the Chinese Communist leaders in 1936, Edgar Snow came away with the first authorised account of Mao's life, as well as a history of the famous Long March and the men and women who were responsible for the Chinese revolution. Out of that experience came Red Star Over China , a classic work that remains... more...

  • Great Books of Chinaby Frances Wood

    Head of Zeus 2017; US$ 16.99

    Discover - or rediscover - the major achievements of Chinese culture and civilization. more...

  • China's New Strategic Layoutby Ming Xin

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 89.58

    This book, based on the Chinese dream and its basic principles, global significance, path of implementation and practical requirements, systemically explains China’s Four-Pronged Comprehensive Strategy. The Four-Pronged Comprehensive Strategy is the strategic concept of the Communist Party of contemporary China. In the coming five and even the fifty... more...

  • China's Soviet Dreamby Yan Li

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the introduction of Soviet socialist culture in the People’s Republic of China, with a focus on the period of Sino-Soviet friendship in the 1950s. The vast state initiative to transplant Soviet culture into Chinese soil has conventionally been dismissed as a tool of propaganda and political indoctrination. However, this book demonstrates... more...

  • Asia's Reckoningby Richard McGregor

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 28.19

    For more than half a century, American power in the Pacific has successfully kept the peace. But it has also cemented the tensions in the toxic rivalry between China and Japan, consumed with endless history wars and entrenched political dynasties. Now, the combination of these forces with Donald Trump's unpredictable impulses and disdain for America's... more...

  • Green Phoenixby Alice Poon

    Earnshaw Books 2017; US$ 8.99

    With the fate of East Asia hanging in the balance, one Mongolian woman manipulated her lovers, sons and grandsons through war and upheaval to create an empire that lasted for 250 years. The Green Phoenix tells the story of the Empress Dowager Xiaozhuang, born a Mongolian princess who became a consort in the Manchu court and then the Qing Dynasty's... more...