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Reviews - Pre-1949 China

Nakajima, Body, Society, and Nation: The Creation of Public Health and Urban Culture in Shanghai, 2018.

December 16, 2019

Chieko Nakajima's book was reviewed by John Knight for the History of Socialisms discussion list. It is reprinted here by Creative Commons license.

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.

Yang and Sheel and Sheel, Thirteen Months in China: A Subaltern Indian and the Colonial World, 2017

September 26, 2019

This review by Emily Whewell was originally published on the History of Asia discussion list and is reprinted here via Creative Commons license.

Wang, In the Wake of the Mongols - The Making of a New Social Order in North China, 1200-1600, 2018

December 1, 2018

Jinping Wang's book was reviewed by Timothy May for the History of Asia discussion list and is reprinted here via Creative Commons license.

Xu, Asia and the Great War, 2017

January 24, 2017

Xu Guoqi's book was reviewed for the history of war discussion list by Joseph Fonesca. It is reprinted via Creative Commons.

Zhang, The River, the Plain, and the State: An Environmental Drama in Northern Song China, 1048-1128, 2016.

December 31, 2016

Mahesh Rangarajan reviewed Ling Zhang's book for the History of Asia discussion list. It is republished here via Creative Commons license.

Cho and Crowe, eds, Germany and China: Transnational Spinners Since the Eighteenth-Century, 2014

March 1, 2016

This review by Irmy Schweiger was published on the History of Asia discussion list in March 2016.

Reeves, The Lone Flag -- Memoir of the British Consul in Macao during World War II, 2014

February 9, 2016

Augustine Meaher reviewed this book for the History of War discussion list in February 2016.

Ma, Sounding the Modern Woman: The Songstress in Chinese Cinema (May 13, 2015)

November 13, 2015

This review of Jean Ma's book was written by Andrew Stuckey and published by the H-Asia discussion list. It's republished here by 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.

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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.