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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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In the summer of 1998, Jenny Bowen looked out her kitchen window onto her garden, and her life changed forever. Her three-year-old daughter Maya, whom she and her husband had adopted months earlier from an orphanage in China, had transformed from a... (read more)

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Governing China
Governing China
by Kenneth Lieberthal
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2nd Edition.... (read more)

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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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This lyrical evocation of girlhood in a remote Himalayan village where women truly rule is now in paperback. In the remote Himalayas, on the shores of Lake Lugu, there is a place the Chinese call "the Country of Daughters." This is the home of the... (read more)

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Life and Death in Shanghai
Life and Death in Shanghai
by Nien Cheng
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Here is the haunting, inspirational account of Nien Cheng's six-and-a-half years as a political prisoner during Communist China's Cultural Revolution. "A moving affirmation of the capacity for human endurance".--Los Angeles Times.... (read more)

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Shanghai Diary 2ND Edition a Young Girls Journey
Shanghai Diary 2ND Edition a Young Girls Journey
by Ursula Bacon
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By the late 1930s, Europe sat on the brink of a world war. As the holocaust approached, many Jewish families in Germany fled to one of the only open port available to them: Shanghai. Once called "the armpit of the world," Shanghai ultimately served as... (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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In the tradition of "Iron & Silk" comes a powerful memoir about a young American teacher in the Peace Corps living in the small Chinese city of Fuling as it navigates increasing waves of cultural and social upheaval. Maps.... (read more)

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1421: The Year China Discovered America (P.S.)
1421: The Year China Discovered America (P.S.)
by Gavin Menzies
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On March 8, 1421, the largest fleet the world had ever seen set sail from China to "proceed all the way to the ends of the earth to collect tribute from the barbarians beyond the seas." When the fleet returned home in October 1423, the emperor had fallen,... (read more)

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Message From an Unkown Chinese Mother (11 Edition)
Message From an Unkown Chinese Mother (11 Edition)
by Xinran
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Following her internationally bestselling book The Good Women of China, Xinran has written one of the most powerful accounts of the lives of Chinese women. She has gained entrance to the most pained, secret chambers in the hearts of Chinese mothers—... (read more)

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Colors of the Mountain
Colors of the Mountain
by Da Chen
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Colors of the Mountain is a classic story of triumph over adversity, a memoir of a boyhood full of spunk, mischief, and love, and a welcome introduction to an amazing young writer. Da Chen was born in 1962, in the Year of Great Starvation. Mao Zedong's... (read more)

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Finding Iris Chang: Friendship, Ambition, and the Loss of an Extraordinary Mind
Finding Iris Chang: Friendship, Ambition, and the Loss of an Extraordinary Mind
by Paula Kamen
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A friend and confidante reveals the private Iris Chang — the woman behind the international celebrity and bold personality — and attempts to understand Chang's terrible psychological decline. Iris Chang's mysterious suicide in 2004, at age... (read more)

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Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Women #23: Chinese Women Organizing: Cadres, Feminists, Muslims, Queers
Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Women #23: Chinese Women Organizing: Cadres, Feminists, Muslims, Queers
by Ping Chun Hsiung
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In the process of helping women to help themselves, female activists have assumed a decisive role in negotiating social and political transformations in Chinese society. This is the first book that describes and analyzes the new phase of women's... (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 Fall and Rise of China: Healing the Trauma of History
The Fall and Rise of China: Healing the Trauma of History
by Paul U Unschuld
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 Today, China is a global power, home to the world’s fastest-growing economy and largest standing army—which makes it hard to believe that only 150 years ago, China was enduring defeats by Western imperial powers and neighboring Japan... (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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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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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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Socrates in Sichuan: Chinese Students Search for Truth, Justice, and the (Chinese) Way
Socrates in Sichuan: Chinese Students Search for Truth, Justice, and the (Chinese) Way
by Peter J Vernezze
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When Peter J. Vernezze took a leave of absence from his position as a philosophy professor to serve as a Peace Corps volunteer in China, he supplemented his main task-teaching English-with leading a weekly philosophical discussion group with Chinese... (read more)

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The Chan's Great Continent: China in Western Minds
The Chan's Great Continent: China in Western Minds
by Jonathan Spence
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China has transfixed the West since the earliest contacts between these civilizations. With his characteristic elegance and insight, Jonathan Spence explores how the West has understood China over seven centuries. Ranging from Marco Polo's own depiction... (read more)

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Before the Deluge: The Vanishing World of the Yangtze's Three Gorges
Before the Deluge: The Vanishing World of the Yangtze's Three Gorges
by Deirdre Chetham
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Chetham's elegiac book about the towns along the banks of the Three Gorges area of the Yangtze River was written on the very eve of their destruction. After great controversy, the Chinese government has begun construction of the world's largest... (read more)

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