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Reviews

Wheeler, The Role of American NGOs in China's Modernization - Invited Influence (Nov 27, 2012)

August 22, 2015

Norton Wheeler's book was reviewed by Zachary Fredman for H-Diplo and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Kinkley, Visions of Dystopia in China's New Historical Novels (November 18, 2014)

August 10, 2015

Jeffrey C. Kinkley's book was reviewed by Nathaniel Isaacson for H-Net Reviews and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Chen, Comparative Study of Child Soldiering on the Myanmar-China Border (2014)

July 27, 2015

Kai Chen's book was reviewed by Jane Ferguson for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.

McGuire, Living Karma - the Religious Practices of Ouyi Zhixu (January 1, 2014)

July 6, 2015

Beverley Foulks McGuire's book was reviewed by Daniela Campo for H-Net Reviews and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Gruzinski, The Eagle and the Dragon - Globalization and European Dreams of Conquest in China and America in the Sixteenth Century (December, 2014)

June 11, 2015

Serge Gruzinski's book was reviewed by Ryan Holroyd for H-War and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Hayton, The South China Sea - The Struggle for Power in Asia (2014)

June 4, 2015

Bill Hayton's book was reviewed by Jeremi Suri for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Jiang, Mandate of Heaven and the Great Ming Code (November 2, 2013)

June 2, 2015

Younglin Jiang's book was reviewed by Weiting Guo for H-Law and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Ebrey, Emperor Huizong (January 6, 2014)

May 17, 2015

Patricia Buckley Ebrey's book was reviewed by Sukhee Lee for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Walder, China under Mao - A Revolution Derailed (April 6, 2015)

May 12, 2015

Andrew G. Walder's book was reviewed by David Buck for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.

King, Between Birth and Death - Female Infanticide in Nineteenth-Century China (January 8, 2014)

April 12, 2015

Michelle T. King's book was reviewed by Alice Clark for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.

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Events

October 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Lenora Chu, whose new book explores what takes place behind closed classroom doors in China's education system. Chu’s eye-opening investigation challenges assumptions and considers the true value and purpose of education.

October 5, 2017 - 6:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute, USC Pacific Asia Museum, and USC Shoah Foundation present a screening of the film Above the Drowning Sea, the story of the dramatic escape of European Jews from Nazi-controlled Europe to Shanghai on the eve of World War Two. Followed by a panel conversation.