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.
World War II
Augustine Meaher reviewed this book for the History of War discussion list in February 2016.
Van de Ven, Lary, and MacKinnon, eds., Negotiating China's Destiny in World War II (December 3, 2014)
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.
Young, Alien Nation - Chinese Migration in the Americas from the Coolie Era through World War II (November 3, 2014)
Elliott Young. Alien Nation: Chinese Migration in the Americas from the Coolie Era through World War II. The David J.
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.
Prosperity's Predicament: Identity, Reform, and Resistance in Rural Wartime China (September 26, 2013)
Bin Yang reviews the book for H-World.
Crook et al, Prosperity’s Predicament: Identity, Reform, and Resistance in Rural Wartime China, 2013
The book by Isabel Crook, Christina K. Gilmartin, Xiji Yu, Gail Hershatter, and Emily Honig was reviewed by Bin Yang for H-World (September 2013) and is reproduced here via a Creative Commons license.
Eber, Wartime Shanghai and the Jewish Refugees from Central Europe: Survival, Co-existence, and Identity in a Multiethnic City, 2012
Gao Bei of the College of Charleston reviewed Irene Eber's book for H-Urban. The review is published here under Creative Commons license.
Matray, ed., Northeast Asia and the Legacy of Harry S Truman - Japan, China, and the Two Koreas, 2012
James I. Matray, ed.'s book was reviewed by Luke Griffith for H-War and is published here under Creative Commons license.
Eric Setzekorn review the book for H-Asia, July 2013.
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.