Peasant Wars of the Twentieth Century
Eric Robert Wolf (February 1, 1923 – March 6, 1999, age 77) was an anthropologist, best known for his studies of peasants, Latin America, and his advocacy of Marxist perspectives within anthrop...
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China's Red Army Marches
China's Red Army Marches (1934), by Agnes Smedley. Also published in the USSR as Red Flood Over China.This book gives a detailed account of the Chinese Soviet Republic in Jiangxi from 1928 to 1931, e...
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The Chinese State in Ming Society
The Chinese State in Ming Society is a history book which investigates the role of the state in China in the Ming dynasty (from 1368 to 1644 in the late Imperial Chinese era); the interface between th...
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Farmers of Forty Centuries
In 1909, American agronomist F.H. King toured China, Korea and Japan, studying traditional fertilization, tillage and general farming practices. He wrote his observations and findings in Farmers of Fo...
Collaboration: Japanese Agents and Local Elites in Wartime China
Collaboration: Japanese Agents and Local Elites in Wartime China is a history book which investigates collaboration between the Chinese elites and Japanese, following the attack on the Chinese city o...
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1587, a Year of No Significance
1587, a Year of No Significance: The Ming Dynasty in Decline (Chinese: 萬曆十五年; pinyin: Wanli Shiwunian) is Chinese historian Ray Huang's most famous work. First published by Yale University Pre...
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Late Victorian Holocausts
Late Victorian Holocausts: El Niño Famines and the Making of the Third World is a book by Mike Davis about the connection between political economy and global climate patterns, particularly El Niño-So...
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The Age of Openness
The Age of Openness: China Before Mao is a 2008 book by historian Frank Dikötter. It provides an account of the Republican era of Chinese history, spanning from the early 20th century to the Communist...
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The Confusions of Pleasure: Commerce and Culture in Ming China
The Confusions of Pleasure: Commerce and Culture in Ming China is an influential and frequently cited book which explores the economic and cultural history and the "influence of economic change on soc...
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Twilight in the Forbidden City
Twilight in the Forbidden City (Chinese: 紫禁城的黄昏; pinyin: Zǐjìnchéng de Huánghūn) is Reginald Johnston's 486-page memoir of Henry Puyi, who had been the Xuantong Emperor of the Qing dynasty.Joh...
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Red Star Over China
Red Star Over China, a 1937 book by Edgar Snow, is an account of the Communist Party of China written when they were a guerrilla army still obscure to Westerners. Along with Pearl Buck's The Good Eart...
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Madame Chiang Kai-shek: China's Eternal First Lady
Madame Chiang Kai-shek: China's Eternal First Lady is a book written by Laura Tyson Li, a correspondent at Financial Times, also a reporter a South China Morning Post, a biography of Soong May-ling, w...
Will the Boat Sink the Water
Will the Boat Sink the Water?:The Life of China's Peasants, is a 2006 non-fiction book authored by husband and wife team Chen Guidi and Wu Chuntao. It is the English translation of Zhongguo Nongmin Di...
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The Cambridge History of China
The Cambridge History of China is an ongoing series of books published by Cambridge University Press (CUP) covering the early and modern history of China.The series was originally conceived by British...
Unbound (book)
Unbound: A True Story of War, Love, and Survival is a narrative nonfiction book by author Dean King. It follows the stories of the 30 women who undertook the Long March as part of the Chinese Red Army...
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Bad Elements
Bad Elements is a book about contemporary Chinese history by Ian Buruma, published by Random House on November 20, 2001. The book's subtitle, "Chinese Rebels from Los Angeles to Beijing", indicates t...
Vermeer's Hat: The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World
Vermeer's Hat: The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World is a book by the historian Professor Timothy Brook in which he explores the roots of world trade in the 17th century, through si...
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A Great Wall: Six Presidents and China
A Great Wall: Six Presidents and China: An Investigative History (1999) is a history of international relations written by journalist Patrick Tyler. The book details high level relations between the ...
The Eastern Origins of Western Civilisation
The Eastern Origins of Western Civilisation, written by John M. Hobson in 2004, is a book that argues against the historical theory of the rise of the West after 1492 as a "virgin birth", but rather a...
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Xu Xiake's travel
Xu Xiake's Travels is a famous book in Chinese history, written in the 17th century. It consists mainly of essays describing the travels of geographer Xu Hongzu (also known as Xu Xiake). Over 34 ...
Mao's Great Famine
Mao's Great Famine: The History of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958–62, is a 2010 book by professor and historian Frank Dikötter about the Great Chinese Famine of 1958–1962 in the Pe...
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Praying for Power: Buddhism and the Formation of Gentry Society in Late-Ming China
Praying for Power: Buddhism and the Formation of Gentry Society in Late-Ming China is a history book which explores the relationship between Buddhism and Neo-Confucianism during the 17th and 18th cent...
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The Crippled Tree
The Crippled Tree is a history and biography by Han Suyin. It covers the years 1885 to 1928, beginning with the life of her father, a Belgium-educated Chinese engineer of Hakka heritage, from a famil...
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The Cambridge History of Ancient China
The Cambridge History of Ancient China: From the Origins of Civilization to 221 BC is a book edited by Michael Loewe and Edward L. Shaughnessy, published by Cambridge University Press in 1999.This boo...
Pageant of Chinese History
Pageant of Chinese History is a children's history book by Elizabeth Seeger. Focusing on political and cultural history, it covers the history of China from mythological times to the birth of the repu...