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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 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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The Cambridge Illustrated History of China (Cambridge Illustrated Histories)
The Cambridge Illustrated History of China (Cambridge Illustrated Histories)
by Patricia Buckley Ebrey
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More populous than any other country on earth, China also occupies a unique place in our modern world for the continuity of its history and culture. In this sumptuously illustrated single-volume history, now in its second edition, noted historian... (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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An account of the voyage of Emperor Zhu Di's fleet and the remarkable discoveries they made. The result of 15 years of research, hardback sales have reached over 60,000. "... an intriguing and highly persuasive thesis, told with passion and energy... (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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China: An A-Z (Armchair Traveller)
China: An A-Z (Armchair Traveller)
by Kai Strittmatter
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A unique and humorous study of life in... (read more)

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As China Goes, So Goes the World: How Chinese Consumers Are Transforming Everything
As China Goes, So Goes the World: How Chinese Consumers Are Transforming Everything
by Karl Gerth
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In this revelatory examination of the most overlooked force that is changing the face of China, the Oxford historian and scholar of modern Asia Karl Gerth shows that as the Chinese consumer goes, so goes the world. While Americans and Europeans have... (read more)

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China: Its History and Culture (China: It's History & Culture)
China: Its History and Culture (China: It's History & Culture)
by W Scott Morton
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“A wonderful job! So lucid, beautfully written, with great range and insight. This will set a new standard for short general histories of China.” Michael Gasster, professor emeritus of history at Rutgers University Newly updated and revised... (read more)

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F: Hu Feng's Prison Years
F: Hu Feng's Prison Years
by Mei Zhi
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2013 English PEN Award winner Hu Feng, the ‘counterrevolutionary’ leader of a banned literary school, spent twenty-five years in the Chinese Communist Party’s prison system. But back in the Party’s early days, he was one of its... (read more)

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The spiral road :change in a Chinese village through the eyes of a Communist Party leader
The spiral road :change in a Chinese village through the eyes of a Communist Party leader
by Shu Min Huang
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The leading Party cadre of Lin Village in southeast China describes in this book nearly fifty years of turbulent events that affected individuals and families in the village: the downfall of the landlords during the Land Reform, the rise of poor peasants... (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
by Ying Ying Chang
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Iris Chang's best-selling book The Rape of Nanking 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... (read more)

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Governing China
Governing China
by Kenneth Lieberthal
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The Imperial Capitals of China: A Dynastic History of the Celestial Empire
The Imperial Capitals of China: A Dynastic History of the Celestial Empire
by Authur Cotterell
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In this unique history and exploration of China through its imperial capital cities, Cotterell shows the rich array of characters, political and ideological tensions, and technological genius that has defined the imperial cities of China over two... (read more)

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Silent Tears: A Journey of Hope in a Chinese Orphanage
Silent Tears: A Journey of Hope in a Chinese Orphanage
by Kay Bratt
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“An eye-opening account of life in Chinas orphanages. Kay Bratt vividly details the conditions and realities faced by Chinese orphans in an easy-to-read manner that draws the reader in to the heart-wrenching moments she has experienced in her work... (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
by Dennis Rea
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Live at the Forbidden City offers a singular look at the rapidly evolving Chinese popular music scene, as seen through the eyes of one of the first progressive Western musicians to perform extensively in both China and Taiwan. In the 1980s and 90s... (read more)

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