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For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World's Favorite Drink and Changed History
For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World's Favorite Drink and Changed History
by Sarah Rose
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"If ever there was a book to read in the company of a nice cuppa, this is it." -The Washington Post In the dramatic story of one of the greatest acts of corporate espionage ever committed, Sarah Rose recounts the fascinating, unlikely circumstances... (read more)

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Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom: China, the West, and the Epic Story of the Taiping Civil War
Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom: China, the West, and the Epic Story of the Taiping Civil War
by Stephen R Platt
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A gripping account of China’s nineteenth-century Taiping Rebellion, one of the largest civil wars in history. Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom brims with unforgettable characters and vivid re-creations of massive and often gruesome battles—a... (read more)

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Tombstone: The Great Chinese Famine, 1958-1962
Tombstone: The Great Chinese Famine, 1958-1962
by Jisheng Yang
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The much-anticipated definitive account of Chinas Great Famine   An estimated thirty-six million Chinese men, women and children starved to death during Chinas Great Leap Forward in the late 1950s and early ‘60s. One of the greatest... (read more)

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The Gate of Heavenly Peace: The Chinese and Their Revolution 1895-1980
The Gate of Heavenly Peace: The Chinese and Their Revolution 1895-1980
by Jonathan D Spence
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 “A milestone in Western studies of China.” (John K. Fairbank)   In this masterful, highly original approach to modern Chinese history, Jonathan D. Spence shows us the Chinese revolution through the eyes of its most articulate... (read more)

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Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China
Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China
by Evan Osnos
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Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction finalist Winner of the 2014 National Book Award in nonfiction An Economist Best Book of 2014 A vibrant, colorful, and revelatory inner history of China during a moment of profound transformation. From... (read more)

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China: A History
China: A History
by John Keay
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Many nations define themselves in terms of territory or people; China defines itself in terms of history. Taking into account the countrys unrivaled, voluminous tradition of history writing, John Keay has composed a vital and illuminating overview of the... (read more)

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Chinese Civilization a Sourcebook 2ND Edition
Chinese Civilization a Sourcebook 2ND Edition
by Patricia Buck Ebrey
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Chinese Civilization sets the standard for supplementary texts in Chinese history courses. With newly expanded material, personal documents, social records, laws, and documents that historians mistakenly ignore, the sixth edition is even more useful than... (read more)

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Wild Swans Three Daughters of China
Wild Swans Three Daughters of China
by Jung Chang
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andlt;Iandgt;Timeandlt;/Iandgt; A mesmerizing memoir.... (read more)

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Understanding China [3rd Edition]: A Guide to China's Economy, History, and Political Culture
Understanding China [3rd Edition]: A Guide to China's Economy, History, and Political Culture
by John Bryan Starr
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After ten years, John Bryan Starr has thoroughly revised and updated his classic introduction to the background of, the data about, and the issues at stake in Chinas present and future. In the new edition, Starr seamlessly weaves in additional material... (read more)

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The Boxer Rebellion: The Dramatic Story of China's War on Foreigners That Shook the World in the Summer of 1900
The Boxer Rebellion: The Dramatic Story of China's War on Foreigners That Shook the World in the Summer of 1900
by Diana Preston
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“Enthralling.”—The New Yorker “With meticulous research and passionate style, Diana Preston recreates the tragedy that consumed China a century ago.”—Iris Chang, author of The Rape of Nanking “An outstanding... (read more)

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The Monkey King's Amazing Adventures: A Journey to the West in Search of Enlightenment
The Monkey King's Amazing Adventures: A Journey to the West in Search of Enlightenment
by Wu Chengen
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andlt;bandgt;This classic Chinese epic features a new introduction by Daniel Kane, Head of Chinese Studies at Macquarie University and Cultural Counselor at the Australian Embassy in Beijing in 1996.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;China's most... (read more)

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The End of the Revolution: China and the Limits of Modernity
The End of the Revolution: China and the Limits of Modernity
by Hui Wang
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The End of the Revolution shatters the myth that China's recent history has been a miracle of progress. In this original and wide-ranging study, Wang Hui examines the intellectual roots of his nation's social and political problems, arguing that China's... (read more)

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Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China. Jung Chang
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China. Jung Chang
by Jung Chang
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Blending the intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness history, Wild Swans has become a bestselling classic in thirty languages, with more than ten million copies sold. The story of three generations in twentieth-century China, it is an... (read more)

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The Last Empress: Madame Chiang Kai-Shek and the Birth of Modern China
The Last Empress: Madame Chiang Kai-Shek and the Birth of Modern China
by Hannah Pakula
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With a beautiful, powerful, and sexy Madame Chiang Kai-Shek at the center of one of the great dramas of the twentieth century, this is the story of the founding of modern China.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;With the beautiful, powerful, and sexy Madame... (read more)

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Scattered Sand: The Story of China's Rural Migrants
Scattered Sand: The Story of China's Rural Migrants
by Hsiao Hung Pai
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Each year, 200 million workers from China’s vast rural interior travel between cities and provinces in search of employment: the largest human migration in history. This indispensable army of labour accounts for half of China’s GDP, but is an... (read more)

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When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money in the Age of Sail
When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money in the Age of Sail
by Eric Jay Dolin
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Brilliantly illuminating one of the least-understood areas of American history, best-selling author Eric Jay Dolin now traces our fraught relationship with China back to its roots: the unforgiving nineteenth-century seas that separated a brash, rising... (read more)

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Tales from 5000 Years of Chinese History Volume II
Tales from 5000 Years of Chinese History Volume II
by Handa Lin
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Open these pages to discover the great figures of Chinese history: Du Yu, the tamer of floods; Qin Shihuang, the First Emperor of China; Confucius, the great philosopher; Sima Qian, the great historian; and the unforgettable villain, Cao Cao. Tales from... (read more)

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Living in China
Living in China
by Reto Guntli
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Great walls in China: Splendid and traditional homes in the People’s Republic   Dating back more than six thousand years, China is the world’s oldest civilization and most populous nation. With its remarkable history, rich culture, and... (read more)

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The City of Heavenly Tranquility: Beijing in the History of China
The City of Heavenly Tranquility: Beijing in the History of China
by Jasper Becker
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"Becker pens an engrossing elegy for that vanished city, and a cri de coeur against China's contempt for its own past."--Publishers Weekly "Mr. Becker, a British journalist, offers something much richer than a work of reportage. City of Heavenly... (read more)

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Hungry Ghosts: Mao's Secret Famine
Hungry Ghosts: Mao's Secret Famine
by Jasper Becker
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In the late 1950s and early 1960s, the Chinese people suffered what may have been the worst famine in history. Over thirty million perished in a grain shortage brought on not by flood, drought, or infestation, but by the insanely irresponsible dictates... (read more)

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