K-12 Resources

Council on Foreign Relations , "CFR Backgrounders: The Chinese Communist Party," August 27, 2015

August 27, 2015

The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "The Chinese Communist Party", to explain the Party's origins and power structure, the current Congress, challenges in governance, and Chinese domestic and foreign policy. The piece was written by Beina Xu and Eleanor Albert.

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.

Rethinking Justice? Decolonization, Cold War, and Asian War Crimes Trials after 1945 (Conference: October 26-29, 2014)

January 1, 2015

A conference at Heidelberg University was reviewed by Lisette Schouten for H-Soz-u-Kult and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Decision of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China on Some Major Issues Concerning Comprehensively Deepening the Reform, November 12, 2013

November 12, 2013

Adopted at the Third Plenary Session of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China on November 12, 2013

Ishikawa, The Formation of the Chinese Communist Party, 2013

January 1, 2013

Yoshihiro Ishikawa's book was translated by Joshua Fogel and reviewed by David Buck for H-Asia.

Elbaum, Revolution in the Air: Sixties Radicals Turn to Lenin, Mao and Che, 2006

January 1, 2006

Sean Purdy reviews the book for H-1960s, February 2007, credit H-Asia.

Chinese Communist Party publishes key policy document on governance capability (2004)

September 26, 2004

This is the Xinhua translation of 中共中央关于加强党的执政能力建设的决定 (2004).

Chinese Communist Party Central Committee, “Resolution on Certain Questions in the History of our Party since the Founding of the People’s Republic of China,” June 27, 1981

June 27, 1981

This resolution repudiated “ultraleftism” as seen in Mao-led movements including the Cultural Revolution.

Acheson, Statement on China, 1949

August 5, 1949

Secretary of State Dean Acheson's view of China in August 1949.

The Red Guard Generation and Political Activism in China

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk by Guobin Yang. The first part of the book offers a new explanation of factional violence in the Red Guard movement and the second part of the book chronicles the de-sacralization of that revolutionary culture throughout the 1970s and the rise of a new wave of protest that inaugurated the democratic movements of the reform era.

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Events

September 1, 2017 - 1:30pm
Pasadena, California

Celebrating the grand reopening of USC Pacific Asia Museum after a year of the seismic retrofit project, the museum will present an exhibit drawn from the museum’s extraordinary collection of over 2,700 costumes and textiles from China, Korea, Japan, India, the Himalayas and Southeast Asia.