This year's Joseph Levenson Book Prize goes to the 2021 work making "the greatest contribution to increasing understanding of the history, culture, society, politics, or economy of China."
Documents - US-China
Anson Burlingame, Speech in New York, June 23, 1868
Burlingame headed the Chinese government's delegation to the United States.
John Hay, "Letter of Instruction," March 20, 1900
The U.S. Secretary of State John Hay sent this letter to U.S. ambassadors.
John Hay, "Update: U.S. Ambassadors," July 3, 1900
U.S. Secretary of State John Hay directed U.S. representatives abroad to convey American policy on China to their host governments.
Treaty of Tianjin (Tien-tsin), 1858
Treaty between the United States of America and the Empire of China.
Treaty of Wangxia (Treaty of Wang-hsia 望廈條約), May 18, 1844
The first agreement between the United States of America and the Qing Empire. Wàngxià 望厦 was a village in Macau where the treaty was set.
John Demers, China’s Non-Traditional Espionage Against the United States, December 12, 2018
A statement by the Assistant Attorney General of the National Security Division before the Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate.
Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, China's Impact on the U.S. Education System, February 28, 2019
A hearing to announce the release of a report detailing China’s impact on the U.S. education system. The report is the result of an eight-month investigation that focused on China’s Confucius Institutes.
PRC State Council Information Office, Report on China’s Position on the China-US Economic and Trade Consultations, June 2019
The Chinese government issues this White Paper to provide a comprehensive picture of the China-US economic and trade consultations, and present China’s policy position on these consultations.
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