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Reviews - Contemporary China

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.

Holslag, China's Coming War with Asia, 2015

March 1, 2016

This review by Andrew Oros was published by the History of Diplomacy discussion list.

Harnisch, Bersick, and Gottwald, eds, China's International Roles, 2015

March 1, 2016

Reviewed by Olga Daksueva for the History of Diplomacy discussion list, March 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.

Xiao, Family Revolution - Marital Strife in Contemporary Chinese Literature and Visual Culture (February 12, 2014)

August 27, 2015

This review by Ping Zhu was first published on H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Kinkley, Visions of Dystopia in China's New Historical Novels (November 18, 2014)

August 10, 2015

Jeffrey C. Kinkley's book was reviewed by Nathaniel Isaacson for H-Net Reviews and is published here under Creative Commons license.

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Events

March 27, 2019 - 4:30pm
Los Angeles, California

Michael Dunne, author of American Wheels: Chinese Roads, will focus on General Motors in China since 1989. The discussion will be followed by a short introduction to the Mark L. Moody collection at the USC East Asian Library. 

April 9, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a screening of an episode of the Assignment: China series on American media coverage of China. This episode focuses on the work of journalists covering the massive demonstrations that rocked Beijing in spring 1989. Followed by a Q&A with USCI's Mike Chinoy, who covered the demonstrations for CNN.