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Indelible City: Dispossession And Defiance In Hong Kong
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Story of China: The Epic History of a World Power from the Middle Kingdom to Mao and the China Dream
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A single volume history of China, offering a look into the past of the global superpower and its significance today. Michael Wood has travelled the length and breadth of China producing a magisterial new book that combines a sweeping narrative of China's story…
Imperial China, 900-1800

Imperial China, 900-1800

by F. W. Mote

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|November 15, 2003

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This is a history of China for the 900-year time span of the late imperial period. A senior scholar of this epoch, F. W. Mote highlights the personal characteristics of the rulers and dynasties and probes the cultural theme of Chinese adaptations to recurrent…
Mao's Great Famine: The History Of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958-62
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An unprecedented, groundbreaking history of China's Great Famine that recasts the era of Mao Zedong and the history of the People's Republic of China. "Between 1958 and 1962, China descended into hell. Mao Zedong threw his country into a frenzy with the Great…
Cultural Revolution: A People's History, 1962—1976
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The concluding volume--following Mao's Great Famine and The Tragedy of Liberation-- in Frank Dikötter's award-winning trilogy chronicling the Communist revolution in China. After the economic disaster of the Great Leap Forward that claimed tens of millions of…
Soulstealers: The Chinese Sorcery Scare of 1768
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Midway through the reign of the Ch'ien-lung emperor, Hungli, in the most prosperous period of China's last imperial dynasty, mass hysteria broke out among the common people. It was feared that sorcerers were roaming the land, clipping off the ends of men's…
Imperial Twilight: The Opium War And The End Of China's Last Golden Age
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As China reclaims its position as a world power, Imperial Twilight looks back to tell the story of the country’s last age of ascendance and how it came to an end in the nineteenth-century Opium War.   As one of the most potent turning points in the…
Military Culture in Imperial China

Military Culture in Imperial China

by Nicola Di Cosmo

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|March 4, 2011

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This volume explores the relationship between culture and the military in Chinese society from early China to the Qing empire, with contributions by eminent scholars aiming to reexamine the relationship between military matters and law, government,…
The Penguin History Of Modern China: The Fall And Rise Of A Great Power, 1850 To The Present, Third…
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In 1850, China was the 'sick man of Asia'. Now it is set to become the most powerful nation on earth. The Penguin History of Modern China shows how turbulent that journey has been. For 150 years China has endured as victim of oppression, war and famine. This…
A History Of Rice In China

A History Of Rice In China

by Xiongsheng Zeng

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|This title releases December 1, 2022

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Shén Nóng Bencao Jing: The Divine Farmer's Classic of Materia Medica 3rd Edition
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Sh n N ng Běncǎo Jīng: The Divine Farmer's Classic of Materia Medica This long-awaited English translation and critical edition of The Divine Farmer's Classic of Materia Medica by well-known medical historian and translator Dr. Sabine Wilms is a…
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