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 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.
Andrew G. Walder's book was reviewed by David Buck for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.
Jan Kiely book was reviewed by Emily Whewell for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.
Alex Zukas reviewed this book for H-Socialisms in November 2014. It is reprinted here through a Creative Commons license.
USC Architecture's 5th year students created unique Mao style jackets using unexpected materials as part of their studio assignment
This segment of the USC U.S.-China Institute series on the work of reporters for American news organizations looks at the period 1949-1971, when most Americans could not visit the People's Republic. Though some non-U.S. citizens reporting for American organizations did manage to get into China, most reporters had to watch what was happening in China from Hong Kong.
Yoshihiro Ishikawa's book was translated by Joshua Fogel and reviewed by David Buck for H-Asia.
This book by Laura M. Calkins was reviewed by Mao Lin for the H-Diplo discussion list and is reproduced here under Creative Commons license.
Zhihua Shen’s book was reviewed by Kathryn Weathersby for the H-Diplo discussion list in April 2013. It is reproduced here under Creative Commons license.
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.