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The Compelling Ideal: Thought Reform and the Prison in China, 1901-1956

by Jan Kiely

In this groundbreaking volume, based on extensive research in Chinese archives and libraries, Jan Kiely explores the pre-Communist origins of the process of systematic thought reform or reformation (ganhua)...


Land Beyond the River

by Monica Whitlock

Along the banks of the river once called Oxus lie the heartlands of Central Asia: Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. Catapulted into the news by events in Afghanistan, just across the water, these strategically important,...


A Panoramic View of Chinese Culture

by Wu Dingming

A Panoramic View of Chinese Culture is an accessible introduction to the beautiful, vibrant world of Chinese customs, history, and civilization. Written for English speakers, with simplified Chinese translations...


Cultural Analysis in an Age of Globalization

by Benjamin Lee

Cultural Analysis in an Age of Globalization draws upon contemporary work in anthropology, philosophy, linguistics, and literary theory to analyze the rise of “speculative capital” and its role in a global...


Waiting for the Dalai Lama: Stories from All Sides of the Tibetan Debate

by Annelie Rozeboom

Why does the issue of Tibet rouse such passions on both sides? To find out, Annelie Rozeboom interviewed Tibetans inside and outside Tibet, as well as Chinese and Western observers and the Dalai Lama himself....


King Hui: The Man Who Owned All the Opium in Hong Kong

by Jonathan Chamberlain

Some periods in history are best illuminated by the stories of the people who lived through them. This is one such story ? the bizarre but true account of Peter Hui, a man involved with scandal, corruption,...


In the Valley of the Yangtze: Stories from an American Childhood in China

by Helen Roberts Thomas & Katherine P. Granfield

A China-born daughter of American Episcopal missionaries tells a story of China that is little-known to both Chinese and Americans in this robust memoir. What were Americans doing in China in the 1920s and 30s,...


Unearthing the Changes: Recently Discovered Manuscripts of the  Yi Jing ( I Ching) and Related Texts

by Edward L. Shaughnessy

In recent years, three ancient manuscripts relating to the Yi jing (I Ching), or Classic of Changes, have been discovered. The earliest—the Shanghai Museum Zhou Yi—dates to about 300 B.C.E. and shows evidence...


Buddhism Between Tibet and China

by Matthew Kapstein

Exploring the long history of cultural exchange between 'the Roof of the World' and 'the Middle Kingdom,' Buddhism Between Tibet and China features a collection of noteworthy essays that probe the nature of...


Ten Questions on Could China Win the Next War?

by Senator Wong

This book is written for all who are interested to know the likely outcomes to the island disputes that are occurring in the Asia-Pacific region revolving around countries such as China, Japan, Vietnam, the...


The Chinese People's Liberation Army

by Wei Wang, Xu Dingxin & Zhiyu Zhang

The Chinese Military Library title The Chinese People's Liberation Army relates the complete history of the army of the People's Republic of China. The Chinese People's Liberation Army is written by Chinese...


The Voice that Remembers: One Woman's Historic Fight to Free Tibet

by Joy Blakeslee, Adhe Tapontsang & Dalai Lama

When Adhe Tapontsang--or Ama (Mother) Adhe, as she is affectionately known--left Tibet in 1987, she was allowed to do so on the condition that she remain silent about her twenty-seven years in Chinese prisons....


History and Popular Memory: The Power of Story in Moments of Crisis

by Paul A Cohen

When people experience a traumatic event, such as war or the threat of annihilation, they often turn to history for stories that promise a positive outcome to their suffering. During World War II, the French...


Early Medieval China: A Sourcebook

My China Mystery

by Marion Andrews

Frank and Ella White's passion was to touch the people of China. They met while working for the China Inland Mission in the nineteen forties, seeking to take the Gospel to a culture steeped in idol worship....


Religion in China and Its Modern Fate

by Paul R. Katz

Paul R. Katz has composed a fascinating account of the fate of Chinese religions during the modern era by assessing mutations of communal religious life, innovative forms of religious publishing, and the religious...


The Implementation of Inclusive Education in Beijing: Exorcizing the Haunting Specter of Meritocracy

by Kai Yu

The Chinese educational experience illustrates a vacillation between a socialist egalitarian belief and a liberal cost-effective development model. The apex of China’s education system has become a privileged...


China: Ancient Culture, Modern Society

by Peter Xiaoming Yu & G. Wright Doyle

Synopsis: As the authors point out, China has arrived, big time. To ignore the Chinese is foolish. Yet, where does one begin? Getting a handle on China, with its sweeping history and vast cultural diversity,...


Shanghai, Past and Present: A Concise Socio-Economic History, 1842¿2012

by Niv Horesh

This book sets out to explain how Shanghai emerged from relative obscurity in 1842 to become one of the world’s best-known finance and industry hubs. As China’s largest city, Shanghai today plays a central...


Breaking with the Past: The Maritime Customs Service and the Global Origins of Modernity in China

by Hans Van de Ven

From 1854 to 1952, the Chinese Maritime Customs Service delivered one-third to one-half of all revenue available to China’s central authorities. Much more than a tax collector, the institution managed China’s...