Chinese History

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In Search of Admiration and Respect

Chinese Cultural Diplomacy in the United States, 1875–1974

Reframes cultural diplomacy as part of China's ongoing quest for modernity beyond wealth and power

Poetry, History, Memory

Wang Jingwei and China in Dark Times

The first comprehensive biography of  Wang Jingwei, a poet, politician, and the most controversial figure in modern Chinese history

Righteous Revolutionaries

Morality, Mobilization, and Violence in the Making of the Chinese State

A reexamination of one of the most violent and successful state-building efforts in history

The Global White Snake

Tracing the history and adaptation of one of China’s foundational texts

Power over Property

The Political Economy of Communist Land Reform in China

Provides an alternative to both capitalist and communist conceptions of modern historical development based on relations to property

Resisting Spirits

Drama Reform and Cultural Transformation in the People’s Republic of China

Even amidst the Maoist era’s politicized cultural production, culture workers continued to adapt traditional theatre to create bold new statements
 

Resisting Spirits

Drama Reform and Cultural Transformation in the People's Republic of China

Even amidst the Maoist era’s politicized cultural production, culture workers continued to adapt traditional theatre to create bold new statements
 

The Rise of the Chinese Empire

Nation, State, and Imperialism in Early China, ca. 1600 B.C.-A.D. 8

A comprehensive reconstruction of ancient and early Imperial Chinese history based on literary and archaeological texts, and over 60,000 Han-time documents on bamboo, wood, and silk

The Rise of the Chinese Empire

Frontier, Immigration, and Empire in Han China, 130 B.C.-A.D.157

A comprehensive reconstruction of ancient and early Imperial Chinese history based on literary and archaeological texts, and over 60,000 Han-time documents on bamboo, wood, and silk