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Reviews - Pre-1949 China

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.

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.

Gruzinski, The Eagle and the Dragon - Globalization and European Dreams of Conquest in China and America in the Sixteenth Century (December, 2014)

June 11, 2015

Serge Gruzinski's book was reviewed by Ryan Holroyd for H-War and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Jiang, Mandate of Heaven and the Great Ming Code (November 2, 2013)

June 2, 2015

Younglin Jiang's book was reviewed by Weiting Guo for H-Law and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Ebrey, Emperor Huizong (January 6, 2014)

May 17, 2015

Patricia Buckley Ebrey's book was reviewed by Sukhee Lee for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.

King, Between Birth and Death - Female Infanticide in Nineteenth-Century China (January 8, 2014)

April 12, 2015

Michelle T. King's book was reviewed by Alice Clark for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Van de Ven, Lary, and MacKinnon, eds., Negotiating China's Destiny in World War II (December 3, 2014)

March 30, 2015

Hans van de Ven, Diana Lary, and Stephen MacKinnon's book was reviewed by Katherine Reist for H-War 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.