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The Chinese People's Liberation Army since 1949
The Chinese People's Liberation Army since 1949
Written by Benjamin Lai, Illustrated by Adam Hook
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ISBN: 9781780960562
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The Chinese People's Liberation Army since 1949
Ground Forces
Written by Benjamin Lai
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $18.95

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The Chinese People's Liberation Army since 1949
Ground Forces
Written by Benjamin Lai
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $14.95

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is the largest army in the world. China is predicted to be on the brink of overtaking the USA as the world’s largest economy, and China’s military capabilities and global ambitions are the single greatest long-term pre-occupation of Western governments. The PLA has progressed steadily... Read more >
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The Great Wall of China 221 BC-AD 1644

Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $13.95

The most famous example of fortification in the world, the Great Wall of China stretches for more than 6,000km across inhospitable terrain. Charting its development from its earliest origins in the 7th century BC through to the present day, this account reveals the true history of the wall, and explores the... Read more >
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Nanjing Requiem
Nanjing Requiem
Written by Ha Jin
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ISBN: 9780307743732
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Nanjing Requiem
A Novel
Written by Ha Jin


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
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It’s 1937, and the Japanese are poised to invade Nanjing. Minnie Vautrin, an American missionary and the dean of Jinling Women’s College, decides to remain at the school, convinced that her American citizenship will help her safeguard the welfare of the Chinese men and women who work there. She is painfully...

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BULLS IN THE CHINA SHOP
BULLS IN THE CHINA SHOP
Written by Randall E. Stross
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ISBN: 9780307826152
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BULLS IN THE CHINA SHOP

Written by Randall E. Stross


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2012
Price: $16.99

Bulls in the China Shop is an engagingly anecdotal, lucidly written account of the tragicomic cultural and political misadventures that have plagues American commercial ventures over the past two decades in the People’s Republic of China.
 
When diplomatic tensions between the two countries were eased in the 1970s, American businesses rushed to... Read more >
In Xanadu
In Xanadu
Written by William Dalrymple
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ISBN: 9780307948885
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In Xanadu

Written by William Dalrymple


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
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William Dalrymple’s award-winning first book: his classic, fiercely intelligent and wonderfully entertaining account of his journey across Marco Polo’s 700-year-old route from Jerusalem to Xanadu, the summer palace of Kubla Khan. 
 
At the age of twenty-two, Dalrymple left his college in Cambridge to travel to the ruins of Kubla Khan’s stately... Read more >
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In Xanadu
In Xanadu
Written by William Dalrymple
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ISBN: 9780307948915
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In Xanadu

Written by William Dalrymple


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $11.99

William Dalrymple’s award-winning first book: his classic, fiercely intelligent and wonderfully entertaining account of his journey across Marco Polo’s 700-year-old route from Jerusalem to Xanadu, the summer palace of Kubla Khan. 
 
At the age of twenty-two, Dalrymple left his college in Cambridge to travel to the ruins of Kubla Khan’s stately... Read more >
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China in Ten Words
China in Ten Words
Written by Yu Hua, Translated by Allan H. Barr
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ISBN: 9780307739797
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China in Ten Words

Written by Yu Hua
Translated by Allan H. Barr


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.00

From one of China’s most acclaimed writers: a unique, intimate look at the Chinese experience over the last several decades.
 
Framed by ten phrases common in the Chinese vernacular, China in Ten Words uses personal stories and astute analysis to reveal as never before the world’s most populous yet oft-misunderstood nation...

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Scattered Sand
Scattered Sand
Written by Hsiao-Hung Pai, Preface by Gregor Benton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844678860
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Scattered Sand
The Story of China's Rural Migrants
Written by Hsiao-Hung Pai
Preface by Gregor Benton


Format: Hardcover, 316 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $26.95

Each year, 200 million workers from China’s vast rural interior travel between cities and provinces in search of employment: the largest human migration in history. This indispensable army of labour accounts for half of China’s GDP, but is an unorganized workforce—‘scattered sand’, in Chinese parlance—and the most marginalized and impoverished group... Read more >
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Scattered Sand
The Story of China's Rural Migrants
Written by Hsiao-Hung Pai
Preface by Gregor Benton


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $19.95

Each year, 200 million workers from China’s vast rural interior travel between cities and provinces in search of employment: the largest human migration in history. This indispensable army of labour accounts for half of China’s GDP, but is an unorganized workforce—”scattered sand,” in Chinese parlance—and the most marginalized and impoverished group... Read more >
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China Airborne
China Airborne
Written by James Fallows
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ISBN: 9780307907400
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China Airborne

Written by James Fallows


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $11.99

More than two-thirds of the new airports under construction today are being built in China. Chinese airlines expect to triple their fleet size over the next decade and will account for the fastest-growing market for Boeing and Airbus. But the Chinese are determined to be more than customers. In 2011, China...

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China's Wings
China's Wings
Written by Gregory Crouch
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553804270
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China's Wings
War, Intrigue, Romance, and Adventure in the Middle Kingdom During the Golden Age of Flight
Written by Gregory Crouch


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $30.00

From the acclaimed author of Enduring Patagonia comes a dazzling tale of aerial adventure set against the roiling backdrop of war in Asia. The incredible real-life saga of the flying band of brothers who opened the skies over China in the years leading up to World War II—and boldly safeguarded them... Read more >
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China's Wings
China's Wings
Written by Gregory Crouch
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ISBN: 9780345532350
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China's Wings
War, Intrigue, Romance, and Adventure in the Middle Kingdom During the Golden Age of Flight
Written by Gregory Crouch


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $17.99

From the acclaimed author of Enduring Patagonia comes a dazzling tale of aerial adventure set against the roiling backdrop of war in Asia. The incredible real-life saga of the flying band of brothers who opened the skies over China in the years leading up to World War II—and boldly safeguarded them... Read more >
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Chinese Warlord Armies 1911-30

Written by Philip Jowett
Illustrated by Stephen Walsh


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

Discover the men behind one of the most exotic military environments of the 20th century. Humiliatingly defeated in the Sino-Japanese War 1894-95 and the Boxer Rebellion of 1900, Imperial China collapsed into revolution in the early 20th century and a republic was proclaimed in 1912. From the death of the first... Read more >
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Brave Dragons
Brave Dragons
Written by Jim Yardley
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ISBN: 9780307957702
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Brave Dragons
A Chinese Basketball Team, an American Coach, and Two Cultures Clashing
Written by Jim Yardley


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $11.99

The wonderfully original story of a struggling Chinese basketball team and its quixotic, often comical attempt to right its fortunes by copying the American stars of the NBA—a season of cultural misunderstanding that transcends sports and reveals China’s ambivalent relationship with the West.
 
When the Shanxi Brave Dragons, one of... Read more >
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Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom
Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom
Written by Stephen R. Platt
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ISBN: 9780307957597
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Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom
China, the West, and the Epic Story of the Taiping Civil War
Written by Stephen R. Platt


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $12.99

A gripping account of China’s nineteenth-century Taiping Rebellion, one of the largest civil wars in history. Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom brims with unforgettable characters and vivid re-creations of massive and often gruesome battles—a sweeping yet intimate portrait of the conflict that shaped the fate of modern China.
 
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Gong Hee Fot Choy Book of Fortune revised
Gong Hee Fot Choy Book of Fortune revised
Written by Margarete Ward
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307808097
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Gong Hee Fot Choy Book of Fortune revised
A Fortune-Telling Game
Written by Margarete Ward


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $10.99

Foretell the future using a deck of regular playing cards and a divination game, which traces its origins to the principles of astrology and Chinese numerology.

The familiar Gong hee fot choy! means "greetings of riches," and confirms the ancient belief that life's odds are three-to-one in favor of prosperity over poverty... Read more >
US Armed Forces in China 1856-1941

Written by John Langellier
Illustrated by Mike Chappell


Format: eBook, 455 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $13.99

This volume reveals the little-known story of the 90-year presence of American forces in China until the fall of Peking in 1941. Included is coverage of the first operations on the Pearl River in 1856 as well as US involvement in the Boxer Rebellion of 1900. As China entered a chaotic... Read more >
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China in Ten Words
China in Ten Words
Written by Yu Hua, Translated by Allan H. Barr
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307906939
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China in Ten Words

Written by Yu Hua
Translated by Allan H. Barr


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $11.99

From one of China’s most acclaimed writers, his first work of nonfiction to appear in English: a unique, intimate look at the Chinese experience over the last several decades, told through personal stories and astute analysis that sharply illuminate the country’s meteoric economic and social transformation.
 
Framed by ten phrases common in...

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"Watch Out for the Foreign Guests!"
"Watch Out for the Foreign Guests!"
Written by Orville Schell
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ISBN: 9780307800510
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"Watch Out for the Foreign Guests!"
China Encounters the West
Written by Orville Schell


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2011
Price: $14.99

This vivid, prophetic book on China’s magnetic attraction to the West is the perfect introduction to China in the eighties. Read more >
Nanjing Requiem
Nanjing Requiem
Written by Ha Jin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307381019
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Nanjing Requiem
A Novel
Written by Ha Jin


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $11.99

The award-winning author of Waiting and War Trash returns to his homeland in a searing new novel that unfurls during one of the darkest moments of the twentieth century: the Rape of Nanjing.
 
In 1937, with the Japanese poised to invade Nanjing, Minnie Vautrin—an American missionary and the dean of Jinling Women’s...

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Mao
Mao
Written by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday
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ISBN: 9780307807137
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Mao
The Unknown Story
Written by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday


Format: eBook, 864 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2011
Price: $14.99

The most authoritative life of the Chinese leader every written, Mao: The Unknown Story is based on a decade of research, and on interviews with many of Mao’s close circle in China who have never talked before — and with virtually everyone outside China who had significant dealings with him. It...

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Egg on Mao
Egg on Mao
Written by Denise Chong
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ISBN: 9780307355805
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Egg on Mao
A Story of Love, Hope and Defiance
Written by Denise Chong


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 30, 2011
Price: $19.95

The eagerly-awaited new book by Denise Chong, author of the award-winning, national bestseller, The Concubine’s Children.

In her first book in a decade, beloved author Denise Chong, tells the story of a man who humiliated a repressive regime in front of the entire world, and whose daring gesture informs our view of... Read more >
The End of the Revolution
The End of the Revolution
Written by Wang Hui, Foreword by Rebecca Karl
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ISBN: 9781844673797
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The End of the Revolution
China and the Limits of Modernity
Written by Wang Hui
Foreword by Rebecca Karl


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2011
Price: $22.95

Challenging both the bureaucratic one-party regime and the Western neoliberal paradigm, China’s leading critic shatters the myth of progress and reflects upon the inheritance of a revolutionary past. In this original and wide-ranging study, Wang Hui examines the roots of China’s social and political problems, and traces the reforms and struggles... Read more >
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China Men
China Men
Written by Maxine Hong Kingston
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ISBN: 9780307787811
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China Men

Written by Maxine Hong Kingston


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2011
Price: $11.99

The author chronicles the lives of three generations of Chinese men in America, woven from memory, myth and fact. Here's a storyteller's tale of what they endured in a strange new land.


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