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."
Congressional Research Service, “China’s Political Institutions and Leaders in Charts,” November 12, 2013
Susan V. Lawrence wrote this report for CRS.
Wu Bangguo, “2013 Work Report of the National People’s Congress Standing Committee,” March 8, 2013
Wu Bangguo delivered the report which was adopted on March 17, 2013.
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, “China’s New Leadership and Implications for the United States,” February 7, 2013
This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on February 7, 2013. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the United States Congress in October 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the bilateral trade and economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.
Ishikawa, The Formation of the Chinese Communist Party, 2013
Yoshihiro Ishikawa's book was translated by Joshua Fogel and reviewed by David Buck for H-Asia.
Xi Jinping, Achieving Rejuvenation Is the Dream of the Chinese People, November 29, 2012
Xi Jinping, the new General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party, delivered this speech after touring the Road to Revival exhibition at the National Museum of China. It is commonly referred to as his China Dream speech. After the speech, a China Dream website was launched and a number of other China Dream programs were set in motion. The text below is the official English translation of the speech.
Xi Jinping, First Speech as General Secretary, Nov. 15, 2012
Xi Jinping, a member of the Chinese Communist Party's Politburo Standing Committee, was elevated to General Secretary of the Party, the supreme leader. He spoke at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
Constitution of the Communist Party of China, 2012
The following is the full text of the Constitution of the Communist Party of China (CPC) revised and adopted at the 18th CPC National Congress on Nov. 14, 2012.
Congressional Research Service, "A Guide to China's Upcoming Leadership Transitions," October 16, 2012
This CRS report was written by Susan V. Lawrence, specialist in Asian Affairs.
Congressional Research Service, Understanding China’s Political System, May 10, 2012
CRS report written by Susan V. Lawrence and Michael F. Martin.
Congressional Research Service, "Understanding China's Political System," May 10, 2012
This CRS report was written by Susan V. Lawrence (specialist in Asian Affairs) and Michael F. Martin (specialist in Asian Affairs).
Wherever you may be, we wish you and those close to you the very best Year of the Rabbit.
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