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China, Rev
China, Rev
by J A G Roberts
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The growing view that China will soon join the superpowers gives an urgent edge to our need to understand both its traditional identity and the events that have shaped the emergence of modern China. This title pays due attention to the many conflicting... (read more)

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Egg on Mao: The Story of an Ordinary Man Who Defaced an Icon and Unmasked a Dictatorship
Egg on Mao: The Story of an Ordinary Man Who Defaced an Icon and Unmasked a Dictatorship
by Denise Chong
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The hail of 30 paint-filled eggs, cracking and leaking across the towering portrait of Chairman Mao, caught the Tiananmen Square protestors off guard. There was condemnation and confusion. A clash of cheers and jeers accosted the three young men whose... (read more)

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Heritage of China: Contemporary Perspectives Chinese CIV
Heritage of China: Contemporary Perspectives Chinese CIV
by Paul S Ropp
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The thirteen essays in this volume, all by experts in the field of Chinese studies, reflect the diversity of approaches scholars follow in the study of China's past. Together they reveal the depth and vitality of Chinese civilization and demonstrate how... (read more)

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The Battle for Manchuria and the Fate of China: Siping, 1946 (Twentieth-Century Battles)
The Battle for Manchuria and the Fate of China: Siping, 1946 (Twentieth-Century Battles)
by Harold M Tanner
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In the spring of 1946, Communists and Nationalist Chinese were battled for control of Manchuria and supremacy in the civil war. The Nationalist attack on Siping ended with a Communist withdrawal, but further pursuit was halted by a cease-fire brokered... (read more)

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1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance (P.S.)
1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance (P.S.)
by Gavin Menzies
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The brilliance of the Renaissance laid the foundation of the modern world. Textbooks tell us that it came about as a result of a rediscovery of the ideas and ideals of classical Greece and Rome. But now bestselling historian Gavin Menzies makes the... (read more)

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Factory Girls: From Village To City in a Changing China (08 Edition)
Factory Girls: From Village To City in a Changing China (08 Edition)
by Leslie T. Chang
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An eye-opening and previously untold story, Factory Girls is the first look into the everyday lives of the migrant factory population in China. China has 130 million migrant workers—the largest migration in human history. In Factory Girls... (read more)

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China's Wings: War, Intrigue, Romance, and Adventure in the Middle Kingdom During the Golden Age of Flight
China's Wings: War, Intrigue, Romance, and Adventure in the Middle Kingdom During the Golden Age of Flight
by Gregory Crouch
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From the acclaimed author of Enduring Patagonia comes a dazzling tale of aerial adventure set against the roiling backdrop of war in Asia. The incredible real-life saga of the flying band of brothers who opened the skies over China in the years leading... (read more)

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The Last Days of Old Beijing: Life in the Vanishing Backstreets of a City Transformed
The Last Days of Old Beijing: Life in the Vanishing Backstreets of a City Transformed
by Michael Meyer
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A fascinating, intimate portrait of Beijing through the lens of its oldest neighborhood, facing destruction as the city, and China, relentlessly modernizes. Soon we will be able to say about old Beijing that what emperors, warlords, Japanese invaders... (read more)

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Understanding China: A Guide to China's Culture, Economy, and Political Structure
Understanding China: A Guide to China's Culture, Economy, and Political Structure
by John Bryan Starr
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In this succinct, modest, and refreshingly forthright book--now revised and updated for the new century--Starr introduces to the uninitiated reader the background, basic data, and issues at stake in China's crisis-ridden present and future. The death of... (read more)

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When China Ruled the Seas: The Treasure Fleet of the Dragon Throne, 1405-1433
When China Ruled the Seas: The Treasure Fleet of the Dragon Throne, 1405-1433
by Louise Levathes
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This fascinating book takes an unprecedented look at the dynamic period in China's history--a hundred years before Columbus and his fellow Europeans began making their way to the New World--focusing on China's rise as a naval power that literally could... (read more)

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Strangers in the City: Reconfigurations of Space, Power, and Social Networks Within China's Floating Population
Strangers in the City: Reconfigurations of Space, Power, and Social Networks Within China's Floating Population
by Li Zhang
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An ethnographic account of the rapid mobilization of Chinese peasants into large cities.... (read more)

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China: Contemporary Political, Economic, and International Affairs (Current History)
China: Contemporary Political, Economic, and International Affairs (Current History)
by David Bh Denoon
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Recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of obsessive- compulsive disorder have come from breakthroughs in neurobiologic and cognitive-behavioral studies. Essential Papers on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder represents the most significant thinkers... (read more)

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Studies on China #17: Chinese Families in the Post-Mao Era
Studies on China #17: Chinese Families in the Post-Mao Era
by Deborah Davis
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How have the momentous policy shifts that followed the death of Mao Zedong changed families in China? What are the effects of the decollectivization of agriculture, the encouragement of limited private enterprise, and the world's strictest birth-control... (read more)

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About Chinese Women
About Chinese Women
by Julia Kristeva
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An invaluable and readable account of aspects of China that have received little attention.... (read more)

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The Devil Soldier: The American Soldier of Fortune Who Became God in China
The Devil Soldier: The American Soldier of Fortune Who Became God in China
by Caleb Carr
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A courageous leader who became the first American mandarin, Frederick Townsend Ward won crucial victories for the Emperor of China during the Taiping Rebellion, history's bloodiest civil war. Carr's skills as historian and storyteller come to the fore in... (read more)

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China: A Travel Adventure
China: A Travel Adventure
by Steve Vidler
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China: A Travel Adventure showcases the rich history, diverse cultures, and stunning sights of China. Evocative text and dramatic photos bring the China experience to life, giving readers a taste of what they can expect to see and experience in the... (read more)

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Gang of One: Memoirs of a Red Guard (American Lives)
Gang of One: Memoirs of a Red Guard (American Lives)
by Fan Shen
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"Anyone wishing to be the architect of his or her own fortune would do well to study this amazing memoir, a testament to the human spirit."--ForeWord. “[A] compulsively readable memoir. . . . Shen’s wry, anecdotal storytelling style spurs one... (read more)

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The Man Who Stayed Behind
The Man Who Stayed Behind
by Sidney Rittenberg
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The Man Who Stayed Behind is the remarkable account of Sidney Rittenberg, an American who was sent to China by the U.S. military in the 1940s. A student activist and labor organizer who was fluent in Chinese, Rittenberg became caught up in the turbulence... (read more)

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Sisters and Strangers: Women in the Shanghai Cotton Mills, 1919-1949
Sisters and Strangers: Women in the Shanghai Cotton Mills, 1919-1949
by Emily Honig
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In Shanghai, China's largest industrial center prior to 1949, cotton was king and the majority of mill workers were women. This book presents rich information on all aspects of the life of this group of urban workers.... (read more)

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The Origins of Chinese Communism
The Origins of Chinese Communism
by Arif Dirlik
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Based on a wealth of archival material released after Mao's death, this book offers a revisionist account of the introduction and triumph of Marxism in China. Dirlik shows that, in 1919, at the outset of the May Fourth Movement, anarchism was the... (read more)

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