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  • The Cultural Revolution: A People's History, 1962--1976

    The Cultural Revolution: A People's History, 1962--1976
    av Frank Dikötter

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781632864239

    The concluding volume--following Mao's Great Famine and The Tragedy of Liberation--in Frank Dik tter's award-winning trilogy chronicling the Communist revolution in China. After the economic disaster of the Great Leap Forward that claimed tens of mi…

  • China

    China
    av Henrietta Harrison

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780340741344

    Both Western historians and Chinese nationalists have argued that from early times China had the features of a nation state: a common language, culture, and bureaucracy. This argument is important not only because it affects our understanding of how…

  • China Since 1949

    China Since 1949
    av Linda Benson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138999091

    Exploring the remarkable story of China's rise to global prominence, China since 1949 provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of the events that have shaped the country since the middle of the twentieth century. Covering the Maoist era through…

  • China Since 1949

    China Since 1949
    av Linda Benson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138999060

    Exploring the remarkable story of China's rise to global prominence, China since 1949 provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of the events that have shaped the country since the middle of the twentieth century. Covering the Maoist era through…

  • Modern China: A Very Short Introduction

    Modern China: A Very Short Introduction
    av Rana Mitter

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198753704

    China today is never out of the news: from international finance to human rights controversies, global coverage of its rising international presence, and the Chinese 'economic miracle'. It seems to be a country of contradictions: a peasant society w…

  • Structure, Audience, and Soft Power in East Asian Pop Culture

    Structure, Audience, and Soft Power in East Asian Pop Culture
    av Beng Huat Chua

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789888139040

    East Asian pop culture can be seen as an integrated cultural economy emerging from the rise of Japanese and Korean pop culture as an influential force in the distribution and reception networks of Chinese language pop culture embedded in the ethnic…

  • The Last Kings of Shanghai: The Rival Jewish Dynasties That Helped Create Modern China

    The Last Kings of Shanghai: The Rival Jewish Dynasties That Helped Create Modern China
    av Jonathan Kaufman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780735224414

    In vivid detail... examines the little-known history of two extraordinary dynasties.--The Boston Globe Not just a brilliant, well-researched, and highly readable book about China's past, it also reveals the contingencies and ironic twists of fate in…

  • The Open Empire

    The Open Empire
    av Valerie Hansen

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393938777

    The Open Empire takes an integrative, thematic approach to early Chinese history, using the concept of the "open empire" to highlight the dynamic, porous nature of China's past. Hansen builds her chronological narrative on a rich variety of archeolo…

  • Governing China

    Governing China
    av Kenneth Lieberthal

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393924923

    The new Second Edition includes discussions of: The consumer revolution that has brought China's major urban areas to the forefront of the developed world and created a new middle class An expanding private sector that has become the major generator…

  • Seven Years in Tibet

    Seven Years in Tibet
    av Heinrich Harrer

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585427437

    The astonishing adventure classic about life in Tibet just before the Chinese Communist takeover is now repackaged for a new generation of readers. In this vivid memoir that has sold millions of copies worldwide, Heinrich Harrer recounts his adventu…

  • On China

    On China
    av Henry Kissinger

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143121312

    Fascinating, shrewd . . . The book deftly traces the rhythms and patterns of Chinese history.--Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times In this sweeping and insightful history, Henry Kissinger turns for the first time at book length to a country he has…

  • When China Rules the World: The End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order

    When China Rules the World: The End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order
    av Martin Jacques

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143118008

    Greatly revised and expanded, with a new afterword, this update to Martin Jacques's global bestseller is an essential guide to understanding a world increasingly shaped by Chinese power Soon, China will rule the world. But in doing so, it will not b…

  • Tombstone: The Great Chinese Famine, 1958-1962

    Tombstone: The Great Chinese Famine, 1958-1962
    av Yang Jisheng

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374533991

    The much-anticipated definitive account of China's Great Famine An estimated thirty-six million Chinese men, women, and children starved to death during China's Great Leap Forward in the late 1950s and early '60s. One of the greatest tragedies of th…

  • The Party: The Secret World of China's Communist Rulers

    The Party: The Secret World of China's Communist Rulers
    av Richard McGregor

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061708763

    "Few outsiders have any realistic sense of the innards, motives, rivalries, and fears of the Chinese Communist leadership. But we all know much more than before, thanks to Richard McGregor's illuminating and richly-textured look at the people in cha…

  • A History of Korea

    A History of Korea
    av Kyung Moon Hwang

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137573568

    This accessible and engaging new edition continues to be one of the leading introductory textbooks on Korean history. Fully revised throughout, the author takes a thematic and chronological approach to guide readers from early state formation and th…

  • A History of Korea

    A History of Korea
    av Kyung Moon Hwang

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137573575

    This accessible and engaging new edition continues to be one of the leading introductory textbooks on Korean history. Fully revised throughout, the author takes a thematic and chronological approach to guide readers from early state formation and th…

  • China between Empires

    China between Empires
    av Mark Edward Lewis

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674060357

    After the collapse of the Han dynasty in the third century CE, China divided along a north-south line. Mark Lewis traces the changes that both underlay and resulted from this split in a period that saw the geographic redefinition of China, more enga…

  • Heritage of China

    Heritage of China

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520064416

    The thirteen essays in this volume, all by experts in the field of Chinese studies, reflect the diversity of approaches scholars follow in the study of China's past. Together they reveal the depth and vitality of Chinese civilization and demonstrate…

  • The Great Successor: The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un

    The Great Successor: The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un
    av Anna Fifield

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541742482

    The behind-the-scenes story of the rise and reign of the world's strangest and most elusive tyrant, Kim Jong Un, by the journalist with the best connections and insights into the bizarrely dangerous world of North Korea. Since his birth in 1984, Kim…

  • The Troubled Empire

    The Troubled Empire
    av Timothy Brook

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674072534

    The Mongol takeover in the 1270s changed the course of Chinese history. The Confucian empire-a millennium and a half in the making-was suddenly thrust under foreign occupation. What China had been before its reunification as the Yuan dynasty in 1279…

  • Wealth and Power: China's Long March to the Twenty-First Century

    Wealth and Power: China's Long March to the Twenty-First Century
    av Orville Schell, John Delury

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812976250

    Through a series of lively and absorbing portraits of iconic modern Chinese leaders and thinkers, two of today's foremost specialists on China provide a panoramic narrative of this country's rise to preeminence that is at once analytical and persona…

  • The Mongol Empire: Genghis Khan, His Heirs and the Founding of Modern China

    The Mongol Empire: Genghis Khan, His Heirs and the Founding of Modern China
    av John Man

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780552168809

    Genghis Khan is one of history's immortals: a leader of genius, driven by an inspiring vision for peaceful world rule. Believing he was divinely protected, Genghis united warring clans to create a nation and then an empire that ran across much of As…

  • The Seven Military Classics Of Ancient China

    The Seven Military Classics Of Ancient China
    av Ralph Sawyer

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465003044

    The Seven Military Classics is one of the most profound studies of warfare ever written. It presents us with an Eastern tradition of strategic thought that emphasizes outwitting one's opponent through speed, stealth, flexibility, and a minimum of fo…

  • The Invention of China

    The Invention of China
    av Bill Hayton

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300234824

    "[A] smart take on modern Chinese nationalism" (Foreign Policy), this provocative account shows that "China"-and its 5,000 years of unified history-is a national myth, created only a century ago with a political agenda that persists to this day Chin…

  • Modern Korea: All That Matters

    Modern Korea: All That Matters
    av Andrew Salmon

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473601253

    In no nation on earth has history accelerated with such speed as in Korea. A medieval dynasty at the end of the 19th century, it underwent a traumatic colonization, then, in its hour of liberation was divided by the great powers at the end of World…

  • Terracotta Army

    Terracotta Army
    av Li Jian

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300230567

    A richly illustrated book featuring recent revelations about China's first emperor, Ying Zheng, and his famous burial site containing an army of life-size terracotta soldiers and other artifacts First discovered by a farmer in 1974, the burial site…

  • Foreign Devils on the Silk Road

    Foreign Devils on the Silk Road
    av Peter Hopkirk

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719564482

    The Silk Road, which linked imperial Rome and distant China, was once the greatest thoroughfare on earth. Along it travelled precious cargoes of silk, gold and ivory, as well as revolutionary new ideas. Its oasis towns blossomed into thriving centre…

  • China in Transformation

    China in Transformation
    av Colin Mackerras

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405840583

    In the first half of the twentieth century, China moved from a millennium of imperial rule to the Communist Party-led People's Republic of China which remains today. China in Transformation argues that this enormously significant period in Chinese h…

  • China in Transformation

    China in Transformation
    av Colin Mackerras

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138131095

    In the first half of the twentieth century, China moved from a millennium of imperial rule to the Communist Party-led People's Republic of China which remains today. China in Transformation argues that this enormously significant period in Chinese h…

  • A Korean History for International Readers

    A Korean History for International Readers
    av The Association of Korean History Teachers

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788958623632

    This book is a historical text that covers Korean history from its foundation to the modern era. It especially deals with pre-modern societies of Korea in detail. Despite its long history, life in its society and its culture are rarely spoken of out…

  • Last Boat Out of Shanghai

    Last Boat Out of Shanghai
    av Helen Zia

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780345522337

  • China: A History

    China: A History
    av Harold M. Tanner

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872209152

    Giving an introduction to the political, social, and cultural development of imperial Chinese civilisation, this work introduces a number of important themes - such as the ethnic diversity of the early empires. It includes a general introduction, ch…

  • China: A History

    China: A History
    av Harold M. Tanner

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872209169

    Eminently accessible, yet rigorous, this engaging introduction to the political, social, and cultural development of Chinese civilization tells the story of China--from its beginnings to the present day--in a way that goes beyond simple, misleading…

  • The Korean War

    The Korean War
    av Bruce Cumings

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812978964

    A BRACING ACCOUNT OF A WAR THAT IS EITHER MISUNDERSTOOD, FORGOTTEN, OR WILLFULLY IGNORED For Americans, it was a discrete conflict lasting from 1950 to 1953. But for the Asian world the Korean War was a generations-long struggle that still haunts co…

  • Yalu River 1950-51

    Yalu River 1950-51
    av Clayton K. S. Chun

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472837257

    Following the Inchon landings and the breakout from the Pusan Perimeter, UN forces crossed the North Korean border on 9 October and moved on the capital Pyongyang. Many in America believed the war would be over by Christmas, but some Washington dipl…

  • Tibet

    Tibet
    av Sam van Schaik

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300194104

    A timely and illuminating history of Tibet, from the seventh century to what it means to be Tibetan today Situated north of the Himalayas, Tibet is famous for its unique culture and its controversial assimilation into modern China. Yet Tibet in the…

  • Ways of Heaven: An Introduction to Chinese Thought

    Ways of Heaven: An Introduction to Chinese Thought
    av Roel Sterckx

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541618442

    A brilliant history of ancient China's masters of philosophy -- and how they help us understand China todayIn Ways of Heaven, leading China scholar Roel Sterckx offers an engrossing introduction to classical China's world of ideas. Drawing on evocat…

  • Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China

    Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China
    av Evan Osnos

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374535278

    Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction finalist Winner of the 2014 National Book Award in nonfiction An Economist Best Book of 2014 Winner of the bronze medal for the Council on Foreign Relations' 2015 Arthur Ross Book Award A vibrant, colorful, and…

  • Chinese Communist Espionage

    Chinese Communist Espionage
    av Peter Mattis

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781682473030

    This is the first book of its kind to employ hundreds of Chinese sources to explain the history and current state of Chinese Communist intelligence operations. It profiles the leaders, top spies, and important operations in the history of China's es…

  • Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

    Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China
    av Jung Chang

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780743246989

    The story of three generations in twentieth-century China that blends the intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness history--a bestselling classic in thirty languages with more than ten million copies sold around the world, now with a…

  • The Emperor?s New Road

    The Emperor?s New Road
    av Jonathan E Hillman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300244588

    A prominent authority on China's Belt and Road Initiative reveals the global risks lurking within Beijing's project of the century "A reality check on Beijing's global infrastructure project."-Peter Neville-Hadley, South China Morning Post "For all…

  • The Cambridge History of China: Volume 2, The Six Dynasties, 220-589

    The Cambridge History of China: Volume 2, The Six Dynasties, 220-589

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107020771

    The Six Dynasties Period (220-589 CE) is one of the most complex in Chinese history. Written by leading scholars from across the globe, the essays in this volume cover nearly every aspect of the period, including politics, foreign relations, warfare…

  • A Bitter Revolution

    A Bitter Revolution
    av Rana Mitter

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192806055

    China is now poised to take a key role on the world stage, but in the early twentieth century the situation could not have been more different. Rana Mitter goes back to this pivotal moment in Chinese history to uncover the origins of the painful tra…

  • Imjin River 1951

    Imjin River 1951
    av Brian Drohan

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472826923

    After China's November 1950 intervention in the war and the subsequent battle of the Chosin Reservoir, UN forces faced a new onslaught in the spring of 1951 with over 350,000 veteran troops attacking along the Imjin River.The US 3rd Infantry Divisio…

  • The Frozen Chosen

    The Frozen Chosen
    av Thomas McKelvey Cleaver

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472824882

    In November 1950 The US 1st Marine Division was trapped in the Chosin Reservoir following the intervention of Red China in the Korean War. Fought during the worst blizzard in a century, the ensuing battle is considered by the United States Marine Co…

  • Inch'on 1950

    Inch'on 1950
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769615

    Inch'on was probably the most significant campaign in the Korean theater, as well as being the last major amphibious assault of division-size conducted in the history of warfare. The odds were stacked against the US troops, with virtually no time fo…

  • Collected Writings of Chairman Mao: Volume 3 - On Policy, Practice and Contradiction

    Collected Writings of Chairman Mao: Volume 3 - On Policy, Practice and Contradiction
    av Mao Zedong, Mao Tse-Tung

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934255247

  • 1421

    1421
    av Gavin Menzies
    (2 recensioner)

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780553815221

    In 1421, the largest fleet the world had ever seen set sail from China under the command of Emperor Zhu Di's loyal eunuch admirals. But by the time they returned home, Zhu Di had lost control and China was turning inwards, leaving the records of the…

  • Korea: A Very Short Introduction

    Korea: A Very Short Introduction
    av Michael J. Seth

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198830771

    Having spent centuries in the shadows of its neighbours China and Japan, Korea is now the object of considerable interest for radically different reasons- the South as an economic success story and for its vibrant popular culture; the North as the h…

  • Classical Chinese Medicine

    Classical Chinese Medicine
    av Liu Lihong

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789882370579

    The English edition of Liu Lihong's work is a milestone for the profession of Chinese medicine in the 21st century. Classical Chinese Medicine delivers a straightforward critique of the politically motivated 'integration' of traditional Chinese wisd…

  • Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town

    Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town
    av Barbara Demick, Barbara Demick

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812998757

    A gripping portrait of modern Tibet told through the lives of its people, from the bestselling author of Nothing to Envy. "You simply cannot understand China without reading Barbara Demick on Tibet."--Evan Osnos, author of Age of Ambition NAMED ON…

  • All Monsters Must Die

    All Monsters Must Die
    av Magnus Bartas

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781770898806

    A finalist for the prestigious August Prize, All Monsters Must Die is the story of North Korea, past and present, offering a rare and fascinating window into the most isolated country in the world. In 1948, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea…

  • A History of China

    A History of China
    av Morris Rossabi

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781577181132

    Capturing China s past in all its complexity, this multi-faceted history portrays China in the context of a larger global world, while incorporating the narratives of Chinese as well as non-Chinese ethnic groups and discussing people traditionally l…

  • A History of China

    A History of China
    av Morris Rossabi

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557860781

    Capturing China s past in all its complexity, this multi-faceted history portrays China in the context of a larger global world, while incorporating the narratives of Chinese as well as non-Chinese ethnic groups and discussing people traditionally l…

  • China

    China
    av John King Fairbank

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674018280

    John King Fairbank was the West's doyen on China, and this book is the full and final expression of his lifelong engagement with this vast ancient civilization. It remains a masterwork without parallel. The distinguished historian Merle Goldman brin…