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Iron & Silk (Vintage Departures)
Iron & Silk (Vintage Departures)
by Mark Salzman
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Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China
by Jung Chang
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The forces of history and the exceptional talents of this young writer combine to produce a work of nonfiction with the breadth and drama of the richest, most memorable fiction classics. Wild Swans is a landmark book, with the intimacy of memoir and the... (read more)

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Red Azalea
Red Azalea
by Anchee Min
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Red Azalea is Anchee Mins celebrated memoir of growing up in the last years of Maos China. As a child, she was asked to publicly humiliate a teacher; at seventeen, she was sent to work at a labor collective. Forbidden to speak, dress, read, write, or... (read more)

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The Tiananmen Papers: The Chinese Leadership's Decision to Use Force Against Their Own People-In Their Own Words
The Tiananmen Papers: The Chinese Leadership's Decision to Use Force Against Their Own People-In Their Own Words
by Zhang Liang
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On the night of June 3-4, 1989, Chinese troops violently crushed the largest pro-democracy demonstrations in the history of the communist regime. In this extraordinary collection of hundreds of internal government and Communist Party documents, secretly... (read more)

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From Moon Cakes to Mao to Modern China: An Introduction to Chinese Civilization
From Moon Cakes to Mao to Modern China: An Introduction to Chinese Civilization
by Zhu Fayuan
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To understand China, we need to step into the palace of her culture and explore her rich history. With this in mind, a group of scholars from China and America have put this book together as a kind of primer on all things China, from art and science to... (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 Party: The Secret World of China's Communist Rulers
The Party: The Secret World of China's Communist Rulers
by Richard Mcgregor
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“Few outsiders have any realistic sense of the innards, motives, rivalries, and fears of the Chinese Communist leadership. But we all know much more than before, thanks to Richard McGregors illuminating and richly-textured look at the people in... (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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Blending the intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness history, andlt;Iandgt;Wild Swansandlt;/Iandgt; has become a bestselling classic in thirty languages, with more than ten million copies sold. The story of three generations in twentieth-... (read more)

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Out of Mao's Shadow: The Struggle for the Soul of a New China
Out of Mao's Shadow: The Struggle for the Soul of a New China
by Philip P Pan
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Now in paperback, an intimate, elegant account of a society in turmoil: the most important book in a generation about the Chinese people and their long, heartbreaking battle for political freedom. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Out of Maoand#8217;s Shadow... (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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In 1924, at the age of 15, the author's grandmother became the concubine of a powerful warlord, whom she was seldom to see during the ten years of their "marriage". Her daughter, born in 1931, experienced the horrors of Japanese occupation in Manchuria... (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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China Quarterly Special Issue #3: Religion in China Today
China Quarterly Special Issue #3: Religion in China Today
by Daniel L Overmyer
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This book provides a comprehensive introduction to religion in contemporary China.... (read more)

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Chinese Village, Socialist State
Chinese Village, Socialist State
by Edward Friedman
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This is a detailed portrait of social change in the North China plain, depicting how the world of the Chinese peasants evolved during an era of war and revolution and how it in turn shaped the revolutionary process.... (read more)

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The Living Tree: The Changing Meaning of Being Chinese Today
The Living Tree: The Changing Meaning of Being Chinese Today
by Wei Ming Tu
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The underlying themes of this volume are the relations between a central cultural core, situated in China, and the various peripheral communities around the world where large numbers of Chinese have settled, and the way those relations have changed over... (read more)

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The Girl from Purple Mountain: Love, Honor, War, and One Family's Journey from China to America
The Girl from Purple Mountain: Love, Honor, War, and One Family's Journey from China to America
by May Lee Chai
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A family memoir set against the shifting tides of twentieth-century China, The Girl from Purple Mountain begins with a mystery: the Chai family matriarch, Ruth Mei-en Tsao Chai, dies unexpectedly and her grieving husband discovers that she had secretly... (read more)

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Troublemaker :one man's crusade against China's cruelty
Troublemaker :one man's crusade against China's cruelty
by Harry Wu
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In 1995, Chinese-born American citizen Harry Wu touched off an international incident when he was arrested in China for spying. As rumors swirled that Hillary Clinton's long-planned trip to Beijing depended on Wu's release, the world wondered: Who was... (read more)

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Chinese Urban Life Under Reform: The Changing Social Contract (Cambridge Modern China Series)
Chinese Urban Life Under Reform: The Changing Social Contract (Cambridge Modern China Series)
by Wenfang Tang
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This book examines how urban China is experiencing the shift from a planned to a market economy.... (read more)

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Only Hope: Coming of Age Under China's One-Child Policy
Only Hope: Coming of Age Under China's One-Child Policy
by Vanessa Fong
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“The first thing that makes Fongs book stand out from others is its timely presentation of the consequences of Chinas one-child policy, rather than being a discussion of the phenomenon in its early stage. Now that Chinese singletons are reaching... (read more)

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China Underground
China Underground
by Zachary Mexico
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At the beginning of the 21st century, it is hard to imagine a place more exciting than China. Westerners hear much about Chinas role as the next “global superpower,” but they know less about the young people who make up Chinas varied and... (read more)

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China Wakes: The Struggle For the Soul of a Rising Power
China Wakes: The Struggle For the Soul of a Rising Power
by Nicholas D Kristof
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The definitive book on China's uneasy transformation into an economic and political superpower by two Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporters. An insightful and thought-provoking analysis of daily life in China, China Wakes is an exemplary work... (read more)

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