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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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This powerful work puts to rest the long-held myth that Chinese civilization is monolithic, unchanging, and perennially cut off from the rest of the world.... (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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A History of China: Second Edition (Palgrave Essential Histories)
A History of China: Second Edition (Palgrave Essential Histories)
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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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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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1421: The Year China Discovered the World
1421: The Year China Discovered the World
by Gavin Menzies
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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
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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... (read more)

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Chan's Great Continent : China in Western Minds (98 Edition)
Chan's Great Continent : China in Western Minds (98 Edition)
by Jonathan D. 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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Being Chinese: Voices from the Diaspora
Being Chinese: Voices from the Diaspora
by Wei Djao
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"Extraordinary history is made by ordinary people, as this volume by Shanghai native Djao subtly demonstrates. . . . Such documentary-based representation leaves a space for readers to experience, feel, imagine, and draw their own conclusions about a... (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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Forgotten Voices of Mao's Great Famine, 1958-1962: An Oral History
Forgotten Voices of Mao's Great Famine, 1958-1962: An Oral History
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In 1958, Chinaand#8217;s revered leader Mao Zedong instituted a program designed to transform his giant nation into a Communist utopia. Called the Great Leap Forward, Maoand#8217;s grand schemeand#8212;like so many other utopian dreams of the 20th... (read more)

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Opium War, 1840-1842: Barbarians in the Celestial Empire in the Early Part of the Nineteenth Century and the War by Which They Forced Her Ga
Opium War, 1840-1842: Barbarians in the Celestial Empire in the Early Part of the Nineteenth Century and the War by Which They Forced Her Ga
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Fay has pieced together, from an enormous range of firsthand sources, a vivid, microscopically detailed account. Historian Peter Ward Fay has produced a classic study in The Opium War, 1840-1842. John K. Fairbank, New York Times Book Review [D... (read more)

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F: Hu Feng's Prison Years
F: Hu Feng's Prison Years
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Dynasties of China : History (03 Edition)
Dynasties of China : History (03 Edition)
by Bamber Gascoigne
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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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Blending the intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness history, Wild Swans has become a bestselling classic in thirty languages, with more than ten million copies sold. The story of three generations of women in twentieth-century China, it... (read more)

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The Woman Who Could Not Forget: Iris Chang Before and Beyond the Rape of Nanking
The Woman Who Could Not Forget: Iris Chang Before and Beyond the Rape of Nanking
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Iris Chang's best-selling book forever changed the way we view the Second World War in Asia. It all began with a photo of a river choked with the bodies of hundreds of Chinese civilians that shook Iris to her core. Who were these people? Why had this... (read more)

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Live at the Forbidden City: Musical Encounters in China and Taiwan
Live at the Forbidden City: Musical Encounters in China and Taiwan
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China's Peasants
China's Peasants
by Sulamith Hei Potter
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A study of Zengbu, a Cantonese community, and the first comprehensive analysis of a rural Chinese society by foreign anthropologists since the Revolution of 1949. Examines the revolutionary experiences of Zengbu's peasant villagers and documents the... (read more)

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Oracle Bones: A Journey Between China's Past and Present
Oracle Bones: A Journey Between China's Past and Present
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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