Agricultural Development in China 1368-1968

Agricultural Development in China 1368-1968 Dwight H. Perkins, Aldine Transaction, 2013 Agricultural Development in China explains how China’s farm economy historically responded to the demands of a rising population. Dwight H. Perkins begins in the year A.D. 1368, the founding date of the Ming dynasty. More...

Tianjin renmin chubanshe

Tianjin renmin chubanshe Xiaofei Tian, Tianjin renmin chuban she, 2014 In this book on the sixteenth-century masterpiece of classical Chinese novel, Plum in the Golden Vase (Jin ping mei), Tian Xiaofei gives a chapter-by-chapter commentary on the novel, making detailed comparisons of the two...

China and Taiwan

China and Taiwan Steven M. Goldstein, Polity Press, 2015 Relations between Taiwan and the People’s Republic of China have oscillated between outright hostility and wary detente ever since the Archipelago seceded from the Communist mainland over six decades ago. While the mainland has...

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...
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