A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Guobin Yang examines the factional violence in the Red Guard movement and the rise of a new wave of protest that inaugurated the democratic movements of the reform era.
Guobin Yang examines the factional violence in the Red Guard movement as well as the de-sacralization of that revolutionary culture throughout the 1970s and the rise of a new wave of protest that inaugurated the democratic movements of the reform era.
The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "The Chinese Communist Party", to explain the Party's origins and power structure, the current Congress, challenges in governance, and Chinese domestic and foreign policy. The piece was written by Beina Xu and Eleanor Albert.
Andrew G. Walder's book was reviewed by David Buck for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.
Rethinking Justice? Decolonization, Cold War, and Asian War Crimes Trials after 1945 (Conference: October 26-29, 2014)
A conference at Heidelberg University was reviewed by Lisette Schouten for H-Soz-u-Kult and is published here under Creative Commons license.
Decision of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China on Some Major Issues Concerning Comprehensively Deepening the Reform, November 12, 2013
Adopted at the Third Plenary Session of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China on November 12, 2013
Yoshihiro Ishikawa's book was translated by Joshua Fogel and reviewed by David Buck for H-Asia.
Sean Purdy reviews the book for H-1960s, February 2007, credit H-Asia.
This is the Xinhua translation of 中共中央关于加强党的执政能力建设的决定 (2004).
Chinese Communist Party Central Committee, “Resolution on Certain Questions in the History of our Party since the Founding of the People’s Republic of China,” June 27, 1981
This resolution repudiated “ultraleftism” as seen in Mao-led movements including the Cultural Revolution.
Tensions evident in the recent European Union-China virtual summit reflect the increasing skepticism in Europe toward China and the worries over Ukraine and economic ties as well as human rights and environmental issues.