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Mao Zedong
Mao Zedong
Hardcover      ISBN: 0670886696
A renowned expert on Chinese history turns his considerable talent and experience to the life of China's greatest modern leader--the enigmatic, mythologized, often maligned, and still-revered architect of Chinese Communism and the modern Chinese state.
Treason by the Book
Treason by the Book
Paperback      ISBN: 0142000418
An acclaimed historian delves deeply into a famous 1728 plot to overthrow the Manchu dynasty, in a fascinating study of the intrigues, political and legal systems, and key personalities of eighteenth-century China. By the author of The Gate of Heavenly Peace. Reprint.
Mr. China: A Memoir
Mr. China
A Memoir
Paperback      ISBN: 0060761407
A Goldman Sachs businessman working at the company's China office recounts the unexpected education he received from his local Chinese partners after arriving in the country to teach them about business, a process during which he gained considerable respect for Chinese stoicism and professional methods. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci
The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci
Paperback      ISBN: 0140080988
Recounts the activities in China of the late-sixteenth-century Jesuit missionary, Matteo Ricci, and examines the cultural and historical contexts of those activities
China, Inc.: How the Rise of the Next Superpower Challenges America and the World
China, Inc.
How the Rise of the Next Superpower Challenges America and the World
Paperback      ISBN: 0743257359
Predicting economic challenges that the author believes will occur as a result of China's growing ability to produce U.S. products more cheaply, an economic analysis draws on hundreds of interviews with Chinese, American, and European workers and businesspeople that draw conclusions about China's future as a superpower. Reprint.
The Question of Hu
The Question of Hu
Paperback      ISBN: 0679725806
Recounts the extraordinary experiences in early eighteenth-century France of a Chinese peasant taken there by Jesuit priests, imprisoned in an asylum, and finally returned to China
Red Azalea
Red Azalea
Paperback      ISBN: 0425147762
Reveals the author's experiences in China during the final years under Mao and conveys the oppressive brutality that was endured as well as the resilience of human spirit that perpetuated survival throughout the nation. Reprint. NYT.
Bones of the Master: A Journey to Secret Mongolia
Bones of the Master
A Journey to Secret Mongolia
Paperback      ISBN: 0553379089
A Buddhist monk who fled the Chinese persecution of his country returns fifty years later to Tibet and offers a moving memoir of his experiences as he describes his odyssey, with an American friend, back to his birthplace on the edge of the Gobi as he searches for the grave of his elderly Ch'an Buddhist master, Shuih Deng. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.
Inventing Nanjing Road: Commercial Culture in Shanghai, 1900-1945
Inventing Nanjing Road
Commercial Culture in Shanghai, 1900-1945
Paperback      ISBN: 1885445032
The contributors to this collection of seven essays (plus an editor
Golden Boy: Memories of a Hong Kong Childhood
Golden Boy
Memories of a Hong Kong Childhood
Hardcover      ISBN: 0312348177
An account of the author's coming-of-age in 1950s Hong Kong describes his experiences of early adolescence as a British citizen in a Chinese society and the conflicts between his Chinese-embracing mother and bigoted father.