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Mao's Last Revolution
Mao's Last Revolution
by Roderick Macfarquhar
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Finalist, 2007 Independent Publisher Book Awards, History... (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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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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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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An Illustrated Record of Chinese Civilization
An Illustrated Record of Chinese Civilization
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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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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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The Rise of Modern China
The Rise of Modern China
by Immanuel C Y Hsu
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This new edition of the classic history of modern China since the seventeenth century has been updated to examine the return of Hong Kong in 1997 and the upcoming return of Macao in 1999. In his new concluding chapter, Hsu discusses the end of the last... (read more)

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Falling Leaves: The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter
Falling Leaves: The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter
by Adeline Yen Mah
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"I read for two nights, sleepless, my heart pierced by Adeline Yen Mah's account of her terrible childhood. Falling Leaves is a potent psychological drama pitting a stubborn little girl against the most merciless of adversaries and rivals: her own family.... (read more)

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Chinese Lessons : Five Classmates and the Story of the New China (06 Edition)
Chinese Lessons : Five Classmates and the Story of the New China (06 Edition)
by John Pomfret
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A first-hand account of the remarkable transformation of China over the past forty years as seen through the life of an award-winning journalist and his four Chinese classmates As a twenty-year-old exchange student from Stanford University, John Pomfret... (read more)

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Foreign Babes in Beijing: Behind the Scenes of a New China
Foreign Babes in Beijing: Behind the Scenes of a New China
by Rachel Dewoskin
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Determined to broaden her cultural horizons and live a "fiery" life, twenty-one-year-old Rachel DeWoskin hops on a plane to Beijing to work for an American PR firm based in the busy capital. Before she knows it, she is not just exploring Chinese culture... (read more)

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Red China Blues: My Long March from Mao to Now
Red China Blues: My Long March from Mao to Now
by Jan Wong
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Jan Wong, a Canadian of Chinese descent, went to China as a starry-eyed Maoist in 1972 at the height of the Cultural Revolution. A true believer--and one of only two Westerners permitted to enroll at Beijing University--her education included wielding a... (read more)

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The Search for Modern China: A Documentary Collection
The Search for Modern China: A Documentary Collection
by Jonathan Spence
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Informative headnotes accompany the selections, helping readers with unfamiliar names, places, and events. With a chapter organization mirroring that of The Search for Modern China, this collection is the perfect supplement, providing a first-hand look... (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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Brief History of the Boxer Rebellion Chi
Brief History of the Boxer Rebellion Chi
by Diana Preston
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An account of the ferocious uprising of Chinese peasants and the ensuing siege of Peking in the summer of 1900 - a 55-day confrontation between the "Boxers" (so-called for their martial-arts skills) and the Westerners they terrorized.... (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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1587, a Year of No Significance: The Ming Dynasty in Decline
1587, a Year of No Significance: The Ming Dynasty in Decline
by Ray Huang
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This is a superb book, one that answers many questions about a Chinese, past and present.... (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's Military Modernization: Building for Regional and Global Reach
China's Military Modernization: Building for Regional and Global Reach
by Richard D Fisher
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Until now, no single volume has provided an authoritative, comprehensive, and concise description of China's evolving geo-strategy, or detailed how China is transforming its military to carry out this strategy. This book examines the current and future... (read more)

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