K-12 Resources

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.

Kiely, The Compelling Ideal - thought Reform and the Prison in China, 1901-1956 (January 1, 2014)

February 7, 2015

Jan Kiely book was reviewed by Emily Whewell for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Cook, Mao’s Little Red Book: A Global History (March 6, 2014)

December 3, 2014

Alex Zukas reviewed this book for H-Socialisms in November 2014. It is reprinted here through a Creative Commons license.

USC Architecture Students Create Unique Mao Jackets in "Truth in Making, An Architectural Inquiry"

March 20, 2014

USC Architecture's 5th year students created unique Mao style jackets using unexpected materials as part of their studio assignment

Assignment: China - China Watching

February 27, 2014

This segment of the USC U.S.-China Institute series on the work of reporters for American news organizations looks at the period 1949-1971, when most Americans could not visit the People's Republic. Though some non-U.S. citizens reporting for American organizations did manage to get into China, most reporters had to watch what was happening in China from Hong Kong.

Calkins, China and the First Vietnam War, 1947-54, 2013

January 1, 2013

This book by Laura M. Calkins was reviewed by Mao Lin for the H-Diplo discussion list and is reproduced here under Creative Commons license.

Shen, Mao, Stalin and the Korean War: Trilateral Communist Relations in the 1950s, 2012

January 1, 2013

Zhihua Shen’s book was reviewed by Kathryn Weathersby for the H-Diplo discussion list in April 2013. It is reproduced here under Creative Commons license.

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.

Assignment: China - The Chinese Civil War

September 1, 2012

The surrender of the Japanese brought about the resumption of the battle between the Chiang Kai-shek-led Nationalists and the Mao Zedong-led Communists. American reporters tell of working to cover the struggle.

Getting to Know You -- The US and China Shake the World, 1971-1972

February 21, 2012

What US documents reveal about the uncertain path to rapprochement.

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Events

April 22, 2017 - 1:00pm
Pasadena, California

The Chinese Career Center (CCC) will host its fourth annual career fair at the Pasadena Convention Center. 

April 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Join the USC East Asian Studies Center to celebrate the recent publications of professors Yu Hong, Charlotte Furth and Lon Kurashige.