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  • Tags: Non-Fiction

Chinatown Pretty

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"Chinatown Pretty features beautiful portraits and heartwarming stories of trend-setting seniors across six Chinatowns. Andria Lo and Valerie Luu have been interviewing and photographing Chinatown's most fashionable elders on their blog and…

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Ghosts of Gold Mountain: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad

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Gordon Chang, a history professor at Stanford and co-director of the Chinese Railroad Workers in North American Project, wrote the remarkable book Ghosts of Gold Mountain: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad which…

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Hollywood Made in China

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"This book comes highly recommended in the academia for the study of film/media and Sino-US relations as well as for professionals in the media industry. It also examines the new collaborations of Sino-US media with insightful policy analysis,…

Position: 78 (208 views)

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,…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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Mooove Ahead of the Corporate Herd

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This book has won the 2013 CALA Best Book Award (Categroy: Non-Fiction).

Position: 312 (157 views)

A Story of Ruins: Presence and Absence in Chinese Art and Visual Culture

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This book has won the 2013 CALA Best Book Award (Categroy: Non-Fiction).

Position: 391 (144 views)

Western Literature in China and the Translation of a Nation

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This book has won the 2013 CALA Best Book Award (Categroy: Non-Fiction).

Position: 418 (140 views)