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Blockchain Chicken Farm: And Other Stories of Tech in China's Countryside (FSG Originals x Logic) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780374538668
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Published: FSG Originals - October 13th, 2020

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

"
A brilliant and empathetic guide to the far corners of global capitalism." --Jenny Odell, author of How to Do Nothing

From FSGO x Logic: stories about rural China, food, and tech that reveal new truths about the globalized world


The Story of China: The Epic History of a World Power from the Middle Kingdom to Mao and the China Dream Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781250202574
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Published: St. Martin's Press - November 17th, 2020

A single volume history of China, offering a look into the past of the global superpower and its significance today.

Michael Wood has travelled the length and breadth of China, the world’s oldest civilization and longest lasting state, to tell a thrilling story of intense drama, fabulous creativity, and deep humanity that stretches back thousands of years.


Imperial China Cover Image
By DK
$50.00
ISBN: 9780744020472
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Published: DK - October 6th, 2020

Explore the long and rich history of China's great dynasties.

From the clans and legends of prehistory to the last Qing emperor, this book brings China's imperial history to life through its pivotal events, political forces, and powerful people, in a stunning collaboration between British and Chinese publishing houses.


The Bells of Old Tokyo: Meditations on Time and a City Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250206428
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Published: Picador - December 1st, 2020

An elegant and absorbing tour of Tokyo and its residents


The Water Kingdom: A Secret History of China Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780226754604
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Published: University of Chicago Press - October 12th, 2020

From the Yangtze to the Yellow River, China is traversed by great waterways, which have defined its politics and ways of life for centuries. Water has been so integral to China’s culture, economy, and growth and development that it provides a window on the whole sweep of Chinese history.


Fallout: The Hiroshima Cover-up and the Reporter Who Revealed It to the World Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982128517
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 4th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2020

New York Times bestselling author Lesley M.M. Blume reveals how one courageous American reporter uncovered one of the deadliest cover-ups of the 20th century—the true effects of the atom bomb—potentially saving millions of lives.


24 Hours in Ancient China: A Day in the Life of the People Who Lived There (24 Hours in Ancient History) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781789291216
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Published: Michael O'Mara - October 1st, 2020

Travel back to AD 17, during the fourth year of the reign of Wang Mang of the Han dynasty, a vibrant and innovative era full of conflicts and contradictions.


Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101972922
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Published: Anchor - September 22nd, 2020

They were the most famous women in China. As the country battled through a hundred years of wars, revolutions and seismic transformations, the three Soong sisters from Shanghai were at the center of power, and each of them left an indelible mark on history.

Red Sister, Ching-ling, married the 'Father of China', Sun Yat-sen, and rose to be Mao's vice-chair.


China's Good War: How World War II Is Shaping a New Nationalism Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780674984264
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Published: Belknap Press - September 15th, 2020

Chinese leaders once tried to suppress memories of their nation's brutal experience during World War II. Now they celebrate the "victory"--a key foundation of China's rising nationalism.


Maoism: A Global History Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780525565901
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Published: Vintage - August 25th, 2020

*** WINNER OF THE 2019 CUNDILL HISTORY PRIZE
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2019
SHORTLISTED FOR THE NAYEF AL-RODHAN PRIZE FOR GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING
SHORTLISTED FOR DEUTSCHER PRIZE
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING***


We Have Been Harmonized: Life in China's Surveillance State Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063027299
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Published: Custom House - September 1st, 2020

Named a Notable Work of Nonfiction of 2020 by the Washington Post


Philippine Confluence: Iberian, Chinese and Islamic Currents, c. 1500–1800 (Global Connections: Routes and Roots) Cover Image
By Jos Gommans (Editor), Ariel Lopez (Editor)
$65.45
ISBN: 9789087283391
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Published: Leiden University Press - September 15th, 2020

Situated at the crossroads of the Indian and Pacific Oceans, the Spanish Philippines offer historians an intriguing middle ground of connected histories that raises fundamental new questions about conventional ethnic, regional and religious identities. This volume adds a new global perspective to the history of the Philippines by juxtaposing Iberian, Chinese and Islamic perspectives.


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