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The Good Immigrants: How Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority

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"Conventionally, US immigration history has been understood through the lens of restriction and those who have been barred from getting in. In contrast, The Good Immigrants considers immigration from the perspective of Chinese elites-- intellectuals,…

Conviction

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”Kelly Loy Gilbert is a debut author of Chinese decent who has great instincts for strong characterization and relationships, unexpected plot twists, and high-stakes drama. Conviction is a strong debut that gets readers thinking about issues like…

Mystery of the Giant Masks of Sanxingdui

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"It is the first children's trade book about the lost civilization of the ancient city of Sanxingdui and its epic discovery of the monumental bronzes in 1986. "Mystery of the Giant Masks of Sanxingdui" is an important supplemental title on the…

The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited

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"In The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited, Louisa Lim, formerly a correspondent in Beijing for NPR and the BBC, and currently teaching journalism at the University of Michigan, revisits the 1989 crackdown on the democracy movement in…

Contemporary Chinese Art

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"In this first systematic introduction to the topic, art historian and critic Wu Hung provides a much-needed narrative of the development of Chinese art across all media from the 1970s to the 2000s, a timespan characterized by radical social,…

Chinese Comfort Women: Testimonies from Imperial Japan's Sex Slaves

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"Chinese Comfort Women: Testimonies from Japan's Imperial Sex Slaves features the personal narratives of twelve women forced into sexual slavery when the Japanese military occupied their hometowns."
"This is an important book on a little-discussed…

Secrets of the Terra-Cotta Soldier

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"In this action-packed adventure and coming-of-age story that finely weaves fact and fiction, thirteen-year-old Ming lives in a small village in Maoist China in the 1970s. His father is convinced that Emperor Qin's tomb—and the life-size terra-cotta…

The Shadow Hero

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"In the comics boom of the 1940s, a legend was born: the Green Turtle. He solved crimes and fought injustice just like the other comics characters. But this mysterious masked crusader was hiding something more than your run-of-the-mill secret…

The Three-Body Problem

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"With the scope of Dune and the commercial action of Independence Day, this near-future trilogy is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience this multiple-award-winning phenomenon from China's most beloved science fiction author.…