China’s War Reporters: The Legacy of Resistance Against Japan

China’s War Reporters: The Legacy of Resistance Against Japan Parks M. Coble, Harvard University Press, 2015 When Japan invaded China in the summer of 1937, many Chinese journalists greeted the news with euphoria. For years, the Chinese press had urged Chiang Kai-shek to resist Tokyo’s aggressive overtures. This was the war they...

Chinese Medicine Liberation: Inner Documents

Chinese Medicine Liberation: Inner Documents Yaron Seidman, with Zac Patterson and Lois Nethery, Hunyuan Group Inc., 2015 Using original materials – letters, articles, books, announcements and official documents – with commentary from the book’s principal author to guide the reader, this book explores how...

The Columbia Anthology of Yuan Drama

The Columbia Anthology of Yuan Drama Edited by C. T. Hsia, Wai-yee Li, and George Kao, Columbia University Press, 2014 This anthology features translations of ten seminal plays written during the Yuan dynasty (1279-1368), a period considered the golden age of Chinese theater. By turns lyrical and earthy,...

Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China

Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China Ezra F. Vogel, Harvard University Press, 2013 Perhaps no one in the twentieth century had a greater long-term impact on world history than Deng Xiaoping. And no scholar of contemporary East Asian history and culture is better qualified than Ezra Vogel to disentangle...
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