Scott Tong's A Village With My Name offers a unique perspective on the dramatic changes in China from the late Qing dynasty to today.
The final book in Michael Meyer's China trilogy tells a story both deeply personal and universal as he captures what it feels like to learn a language, culture and history from the ground up.
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.
Andrade and Xing, Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai - Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700, 2016
The book edited by Andrade and Xing was reviewed for the H-Asia discussion list in May 2017. It is published here via creative commons license.
John E. Wills, Jr., a longtime leader of China studies at USC and the Chinese history field, passed away on January 13.
Kai He's book was reviewed by William Yale and published by H-Diplo. Republished here via Creative Commons license.
Thomas Fingar's edited book was reviewed by Sumit Ganguly for the History of Asia discussion list in November 2016. It is reproduced here through Creative Commons license.
This workshop aims to bring together doctoral, postdoctoral and early career researchers who are dedicated to humanities research on gender issues in modern China (late Qing - 1960s). Researchers from different fields including history, literature, film, arts, education, translation and religious studies are all encouraged to participate.
Please join the U.S.-China Institute and PEN America for the West Coast launch of the PEN America report on social media in China, Forbidden Feeds. We will discuss the report and Chinese social media more generally.