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Reviews - Contemporary China

Mühlhahn, Making China Modern - From the Great Qing to Xi Jinping, 2019

October 23, 2019

David Buck reviewed Klaus Mühlhahn's book for the History of Asia discussion list. The review is republished here via Creative Commons license.

Wemheuer, A Social History of Maoist China: Conflict and Change, 1949-1976, 2019

October 22, 2019

Felix Wemheuer's book was reviewed for the History of Asia discussion list by Matthew Galway. It is republished here via Creative Commons license.

Cao, GMO China - How Global Debates Transformed China's Agricultural Biotechnology Policies, 2018

October 3, 2019

Ronald J. Herring wrote this review of Cao's GMO China for the History of Asia discussion list. It's reprinted here via Creative Commons license.

Fravel, Active Defense: China's Military Strategy since 1949, Jan. 1, 2019

January 1, 2019

George Carter reviewed M. Taylor Fravel's book for the History of War discussion list. The review is reprinted here via Creative Commons license.

Tiang Boon, China's Global Identity: Considering the Responsibilities of Great Power, 2018

December 1, 2018

Ngeow Chow Bing reviewed Hoo Tiang Boon's book for the History of Diplomacy discussion list. It is republished here via Creative Commons license.

China's Civil War: A Social History, 1945-1949

April 26, 2018

Diana Lary's book was reviewed by James Hudson from the University of Tennessee. It was published by H-Asia.

Campion, Geopolitics of Red Oil - Constructing the China Threat through Energy Security, 2016

March 29, 2017

Andrew Campion's book was reviewed by Sudha Mahalingam, a retired Indian energy regulator. It was published by the History of Asia discussion network.

He, China's Crisis Behavior - Political Survival and Foreign Policy after the Cold War, 2016

December 1, 2016

Kai He's book was reviewed by William Yale and published by H-Diplo. Republished here via Creative Commons license.

Fingar, ed. The New Great Game: China and South and Central Asia in the Age of Reform, 2016

November 1, 2016

Thomas Fingar's edited book was reviewed by Sumit Ganguly for the History of Asia discussion list in November 2016. It is reproduced here through Creative Commons license. 

Golub, East Asia's Reemergence, 2016

October 13, 2016

June Teufel Dreyer reviewed Philip Golub's book for the History of Diplomacy discussion list. We reproduce here via Creative Commons license.

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Events

August 5, 2020 - 4:00pm

During this digital report launch, PEN America and our panelists will discuss the pressures filmmakers confront and the choices they make in order to have their films be shown in China. 

August 20, 2020 - 4:00pm

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a webinar with Han Li to examine how Chinese are rediscovering the rural China and idealizing rural life in the social media age. She'll also look at the social and political forces driving this trend.