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In Manchuria: A Village Called Wasteland and the Transformation of Rural China
In Manchuria: A Village Called Wasteland and the Transformation of Rural China
by Michael Meyer
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In the tradition of In Patagonia and Great Plains, Michael Meyer's In Manchuria is a scintillating combination of memoir, contemporary reporting, and historical research, presenting a unique profile of China's legendary northeast territory. For three... (read more)

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Oracle Bones: A Journey Through Time in China (P.S.)
Oracle Bones: A Journey Through Time in China (P.S.)
by Peter Hessler
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From the acclaimed author of River Town comes a rare portrait, both intimate and epic, of twenty-first-century China as it opens its doors to the outside world.... (read more)

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Wish You Happy Forever: What China's Orphans Taught Me about Moving Mountains
Wish You Happy Forever: What China's Orphans Taught Me about Moving Mountains
by Jenny Bowen
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For China's Orphans, a Second Chance at... (read more)

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The Porcelain Thief: Searching the Middle Kingdom for Buried China
The Porcelain Thief: Searching the Middle Kingdom for Buried China
by Huan Hsu
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HUAN HSU, born in the Bay Area and raised in Salt Lake City is a former staff writer for the Washington City Paper in Washington, DC, and the Seattle Weekly and is the recipient of two Society of Professional Journalists awards as... (read more)

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The Barefoot Lawyer: A Blind Man's Fight for Justice and Freedom in China
The Barefoot Lawyer: A Blind Man's Fight for Justice and Freedom in China
by Chen Guangcheng
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An electrifying memoir by the blind Chinese activist who inspired millions with the story of his fight for justice and his belief in the cause of freedom It was like a scene out of a thriller: one morning in April 2012, Chinas most famous political... (read more)

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The Propensity of Things: Toward a History of Efficacy in China
The Propensity of Things: Toward a History of Efficacy in China
by Francois Jullien
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In this strikingly original contribution to our understanding of Chinese philosophy, Françle;ois Julien, a French sinologist whose work has not yet appeared in English uses the Chinese concept... (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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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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Finalist for the 2014 National Book Award in nonfiction. A vibrant, colorful, and revelatory inner history of China during a moment of profound transformation. From abroad, we often see China as a caricature: a nation of pragmatic plutocrats and... (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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An Illustrated Record of Chinese Civilization
An Illustrated Record of Chinese Civilization
by Jian Wang
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Divided into eighteen sections that reflect the outstanding material and spiritual accomplishments of each time period in Chinese history, An Illustrated Record of Chinese Civilization begins with a background on Chinese ancestors in prehistoric society... (read more)

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To Change China: Western Advisers in China
To Change China: Western Advisers in China
by Jonathan D Spence
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"To change China" was the goal of foreign missionaries, soldiers, doctors, teachers, engineers, and revolutionaries for more than three hundred years. But the Chinese, while eagerly accepting Western technical advice, clung steadfastly to their own... (read more)

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The Sextants of Beijing: Global Currents in Chinese History
The Sextants of Beijing: Global Currents in Chinese History
by Joanna Waley Cohen
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An inviting history of China from the days of the ancient Silk Road to the present, this book describes a civilization more open and engaged with the rest of the world than we think. Whether in trade, religious belief, ideology, or technology, China has... (read more)

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A History of China: Second Edition (Palgrave Essential Histories)
A History of China: Second Edition (Palgrave Essential Histories)
by J A G Roberts
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This rich and absorbing history of China from earliest times to the present covers the country's complex political and economic structures and culture in a concise yet nuanced manner. For this new edition, Roberts has developed his analysis of recent... (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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United States & China 4TH Edition Enlarged
United States & China 4TH Edition Enlarged
by John King Fairbank
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For two generations scholars and general readers have looked to John King Fairbank's The United States and China for knowledge and insights about China. In this fourth edition, enlarged, he includes a new preface and an epilogue that brings the book up... (read more)

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The Search for Modern China
The Search for Modern China
by Jonathan D Spence
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In this widely acclaimed history of modern China, Jonathan Spence achieves a fine blend of narrative richness and efficiency. Praised as "a miracle of readability and scholarly authority," (Jonathan Mirsky) The Search for Modern Chinaoffers a matchless... (read more)

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Modern China: the Fall and Rise of a Great Power, 1850 To the Present (08 Edition)
Modern China: the Fall and Rise of a Great Power, 1850 To the Present (08 Edition)
by Jonathan Fenby
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No country on earth has suffered a more bitter history in modern times than China. In the second half of the nineteenth century, it was viewed as doomed to extinction. Its imperial rulers, heading an anachronistic regime, were brought low by enormous... (read more)

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The Great Chinese Revolution: 1800-1985 (Cornelia & Michael Bessie Books)
The Great Chinese Revolution: 1800-1985 (Cornelia & Michael Bessie Books)
by John King Fairbank
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Understanding China's Revolution<P>Flying into China from Shanghai these days, one can see how close to nature the people live. The whole Yangtze delta, intricately dotted with lakes and crisscrossed by canals, is green cropland. Even its towns and... (read more)

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Egg on Mao: A Story of Love, Hope and Defiance
Egg on Mao: A Story of Love, Hope and Defiance
by Denise Chong
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The eagerly-awaited new book by Denise Chong, author of the award-winning, national bestseller, The Concubines Children. In her first book in a decade, beloved author Denise Chong, tells the story of a man who humiliated a repressive regime in front of... (read more)

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Governing China
Governing China
by Kenneth Lieberthal
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