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China
Peoples Republic 1949 to Present


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The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited
The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited
by Louisa Lim
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"One of the best analyses of the impact of Tiananmen throughout China in the years since 1989." --The New York Times Book Review On June 4, 1989, People's Liberation Army soldiers opened fire on unarmed civilians in Beijing, killing untold hundreds of... (read more)

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River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze (P.S.)
River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze (P.S.)
by Peter Hessler
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Nina Sovich had always yearned for adventures in faraway places; she imagined herself leading the life of a solitary traveler. Yet at the age of thirty-four, she found herself married and contemplating motherhood. Catching her reflection in a window... (read more)

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The Hundred-Year Marathon: China's Secret Strategy to Replace America as the Global Superpower
The Hundred-Year Marathon: China's Secret Strategy to Replace America as the Global Superpower
by Michael Pillsbury
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One of the U.S. governments leading China experts reveals the hidden strategy fueling that countrys rise - and how Americans have been seduced into helping China overtake us as the worlds leading superpower. For more than forty years, the United States... (read more)

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Son of the Revolution
Son of the Revolution
by Heng Liang
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Wild Grass: Three Stories of Change in Modern China
Wild Grass: Three Stories of Change in Modern China
by Ian Johnson
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US“A captivating and an important study of what is happening on the ground in China today.” -The Christian Science Monitor “Compelling. . . . Beautifully spare. . . . Johnson is to be commended for his sensitive rendering of his... (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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Iron & Silk (Vintage Departures)
Iron & Silk (Vintage Departures)
by Mark Salzman
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Leaving Mother Lake: A Girlhood at the Edge of the World
Leaving Mother Lake: A Girlhood at the Edge of the World
by Yang Erche Namu and Christine Mathieu
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- The hardcover edition of LEAVING MOTHER LAKE debuted at #3 on the San Francisco Chronicle's bestseller list.- A revelation of a culture virtually unknown in the West, a contemporary society in which women enjoy true sexual and economic freedom.- A huge... (read more)

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China in Ten Words (12 Edition)
China in Ten Words (12 Edition)
by Yu Hua
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From one of China’s most acclaimed writers: a unique, intimate look at the Chinese experience over the last several decades.   Framed by ten phrases common in the Chinese vernacular, China in Ten Words uses personal stories and astute analysis... (read more)

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Deng Xiaoping: A Revolutionary Life
Deng Xiaoping: A Revolutionary Life
by Alexander V. Pantsov
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Deng Xiaoping joined the Chinese Communist movement as a youth and rose in its ranks to become an important lieutenant of Mao's from the 1930s onward. Two years after Mao's death in 1976, Deng became the de facto leader of the Chinese Communist Party and... (read more)

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Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China
Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China
by Ezra F Vogel
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When a Billion Chinese Jump (10 Edition)
When a Billion Chinese Jump (10 Edition)
by Jonathan Watts
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As a young child, Jonathan Watts believed if everyone in China jumped at the same time, the earth would be shaken off its axis, annihilating mankind. Now, more than thirty years later, as a correspondent for The Guardian in Beijing, he has discovered it... (read more)

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Dealing with China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower
Dealing with China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower
by Henry M. Paulson, Jr.
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Henry M. Paulson, Jr., former Secretary of the U.S. Treasury and CEO of Goldman Sachs, delivers a behind-the-scenes account of China's rise as an economic superpower. When Hu Jintao, China's then vice president, came to visit the New York Stock Exchange... (read more)

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China and the Credit Crisis: The Emergence of a New World Order
China and the Credit Crisis: The Emergence of a New World Order
by Giles Chance
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The credit crisis has greatly weakened the West's economic and financial supremacy, and accelerated the shift of power from the West to the East, led by China. China and the Credit Crisis: The Emergence of a New World Order is the first book to examine... (read more)

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China Witness: Voices from a Silent Generation
China Witness: Voices from a Silent Generation
by Xinran
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“An invaluable social history that textbooks don’t reveal.” Kirkus... (read more)

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Calamity and Reform in China: State, Rural Society, and Institutional Change Since the Great Leap Famine
Calamity and Reform in China: State, Rural Society, and Institutional Change Since the Great Leap Famine
by Dali L Yang
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"On the basis of a wealth of primary and secondary sources, the book provides a vigorous treatment of the origin and consequences of the Great Leap Forward as well as the institutions and processes involved in China's rural reforms. Yang's book is an... (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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"these meticulously researched surveys are essential reading for all serious scholars of Chinese Religion, and for all thoughtful persons who wish to understand China today." - Russell Krkland, University of Georgia, Religious Studies... (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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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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"...solid scholarship that pushes the boundaries of our understandings of the consequences of extreme fertility control and a highly readable and enjoyable volume."—American Journal of... (read more)

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China Underground
China Underground
by Zachary Mexico
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"Collected through intimate encounters over an impressive range of travels, Mexico's menagerie of voices tell the unique story of contemporary China's seismic social shifts from the point of view of the marginalized and disaffected. A musician and writer,... (read more)

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