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60 Fortune Cookies

60 Fortune Cookies

by Yung-Chien, Lew

Inspired by the famous Chinese fortune cookie, 60 Fortune Cookies compiles sixty proverbs filled with humor and wisdom. Perfect for reflecting on everyday life, these adages remind us that “love is blind to the future” and that “the cycle of life is no reason to be going in circles,” in addition to asking simple yet resonant questions to help us meditate on our lives...

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An Anatomy of Sino-Japanese Disputes and U.S. Involvement: History and International Law

An Anatomy of Sino-Japanese Disputes and U.S. Involvement: History and International Law

by Hsiung, James C.

The present treatise, his 22nd book, is a rare in-depth analysis of the Sino-Japanese island dispute from the perspectives of both history and the international law of territorial acquisition...

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Art Mao: The Big Little Red Book of Maoist Art Since 1949

Art Mao: The Big Little Red Book of Maoist Art Since 1949

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The image of Chairman Mao (Mao Zedong) is arguably one of the most reproduced in modern history. Long since liberated from its original propagandist purpose, it has become a prism through which artists, from Andy Warhol to Ai Wei Wei, have commented on the evolution of Chinese culture since the great revolution...

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A Bittersweet Journey Through Culture

A Bittersweet Journey Through Culture

by Quiyu, Yu

In A Bittersweet Journey Through Culture Yu Qiuyu travels across the Chinese mainland to visit the country's national heritage sites and unlock the mysteries of China's cultural and historical legacy. As he winds his way through the countryside, cities, and ruins, Yu Qiuyu ruminates on the places, people, and moments that have shaped his and the Chinese way of life...

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The Book of Mountains and Rivers

The Book of Mountains and Rivers

by Quiyu, Yu

Yu Qiuyu is one of China’s greatest modern essayists. Sometimes a prickly commentator, he is above all a storyteller. In this volume he takes his inspiration from China’s geography, both human and physical, and brings the culture of his country to life with human characters and historical narrative...

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Buddhist Buildings: The Architecture of Monasteries, Pagodas, and Stone Caves

Buddhist Buildings: The Architecture of Monasteries, Pagodas, and Stone Caves

by Ran, Wei

Tracing the development and formation of Chinese Buddhism, Wei Ran details the founding of Buddhism, its spread from India to other countries in Asia, and the origin of the monastery. Using this history as a foundation, Buddhist Buildings explores the architecture associated with Buddhism, most notably the monastery and the pagoda...

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The China Dream: Great Power Thinking and Strategic Posture in the Post-American Era

The China Dream: Great Power Thinking and Strategic Posture in the Post-American Era

by MIngfu, Liu

China Dream: Great Power Thinking and Strategic Power Posture in the Post-American Era examines the inherent conflict in U.S. China relations and the coming "duel of the century" for economic, military, and cultural dominance in the world...

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China Speaks: Commentary from the Xinhua News Agency (2008-2012)

China Speaks: Commentary from the Xinhua News Agency (2008-2012)

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China’s rise on the international stage has been dramatic, inspiring a great deal of attention throughout the world. Picking up around the time of the Beijing Olympics in 2008, the commentaries collected inChina Speaks provide the reader with the perspective of reporters from the Xinhua News Agency on events not only in China, but in the world at large...

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The Chinese Literary Canon

The Chinese Literary Canon

by Quiyu, Yu

In The Chinese Literary Canon, one of China’s most brilliant critics puts three millennia of Chinese writing in its proper historical context. He shows us what to read and how to read it...

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Collected Poems and Lyrics of Classical China: Translated by Xu Yuanchong

Collected Poems and Lyrics of Classical China: Translated by Xu Yuanchong

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Chinese poetry has over 3,000 years of history, and with it much diversity and influence. American poets such as Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Kenneth Rexroth, Gary Snyder, and David Hinton have been influenced by and even translated the poetry of ancient China...

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Great Power Leader Xi Jinping (Chinese Edition)

Great Power Leader Xi Jinping (Chinese Edition)

by Hong, Liu

Xi Jinping, China's top leader, is an historical figure who is taking China onto the center stage of world. In the past few years, Xi Jinping has reshaped China...

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Imperial Mausoleums and Tombs: Resting Places for Imperial Rulers

Imperial Mausoleums and Tombs: Resting Places for Imperial Rulers

by , Wang Boyang

Imperial Mausoleums and Tombs takes up the art, form, and layout of Chinese imperial mausoleums and tombs, a key element of the Chinese architectural tradition. As Chinese society became more advanced, the Chinese burial tradition grew in complexity...

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The Lantern Bearer

The Lantern Bearer

by JIA, PINGWA

Cherry Town is a remote community located deep in the Qinling Mountains in the southern Shanxi province. There, a beautiful, college-educated woman is appointed to serve as director of the new office of social management...

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Palace Architecture: Imperial Palaces of the Last Dynasty

Palace Architecture: Imperial Palaces of the Last Dynasty

by Jinghua, Ru

Palace Architecture explores the transformation of the palace in ancient China, from the primitive state of early palaces to the ornate and luxurious imperial palaces of the great dynasties. Chinese palace architecture was closely related to the Chinese ideology of land, agriculture, and the worship of heaven and ancestors...

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The PLA Air Force

The PLA Air Force

by Xiaoping, Lu

The Chinese Military Library volume The PLA Air Force tells the complete history of China’s air force. In addition, the book provides detailed information on the PLAAF’s composition, equipment, and peacetime missions. A separate section relates the history of the PLAAF’s women pilots...

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The PLA Navy

The PLA Navy

by Xiaoxing, Gao

The PLA Navy is a history of modern China's naval forces, combined with a technical description of the makeup, equipment and missions of the Navy. The book begins with the founding of the Navy, and relates initial successes in the battle for the Yijiangshan Islands...

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Point of View New York City: A Visual Game of the City You Think You Know

Point of View New York City: A Visual Game of the City You Think You Know

by Puls, Janko

Point of View New York City is a photographic exploration of the world’s most exciting city. With Janko Puls’s unique perspectives, Point of View New York City seeks to awaken readers’ curiosity, challenging them to figure out where and what the photographs depict...

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Ritual and Ceremonial Buildings: Altars and Temples of Deities, Sages, and Ancestors

Ritual and Ceremonial Buildings: Altars and Temples of Deities, Sages, and Ancestors

by Dazhang, Sun

Ritual and Ceremonial Buildings details the formation and historical development of ritual architecture, from the Confucian ritual concept to the sacrificial architecture of the Ming and Qing dynasties. The term “ritual architecture” is applied to buildings and structures constructed for sacrificial purposes, such as altars and temples...

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Royal Gardens: Private Gardens of the Imperial Family

Royal Gardens: Private Gardens of the Imperial Family

by Liyao, Cheng

Royal Gardens explores the development of Chinese imperial gardens, from the Shang dynasty to the Qing dynasty. In ancient China, garden architecture developed from a primitive state to to a highly sophisticated endeavor, with natural beauty reigning as the main theme of garden building. The size and opulence of imperial gardens increased dramatically as time passed...

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The Spirit of the Chinese People: The Classic Introduction to Chinese Culture

The Spirit of the Chinese People: The Classic Introduction to Chinese Culture

by Homing, Gu

In this essay collection first published nearly a century ago, Gu Hongming compares Chinese and European civilizations while enumerating the virtues of China’s traditional Confucian philosophy. Gu famously proposed applying Confucian solutions to the many problems faced by Europe in the early twentieth century...

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Taoist Buildings: The Architecture of China's Indigenous Religion

Taoist Buildings: The Architecture of China's Indigenous Religion

by Yun, Qiao

In Taoist Buildings, Qiao Yun traces the origins and development of Taoism, China’s indigenous religion. In the early stages, ascetics mostly lived in solitude, leading a life of self-discipline in isolated mountain retreats...

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Three Confucian Classics

Three Confucian Classics

by Mongming, Gu

The moral and social philosophy of Confucius is an intrinsic element of the Chinese national character. This volume contains three renowned works translated by Gu Hongming: The Method of Higher Education: A New TranslationThe Universal Order or Conduct of Life, and The Discourses and Sayings of Confucius (The Analects)...

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Walls and Towers: Systems of Defense in Ancient China

Walls and Towers: Systems of Defense in Ancient China

by Yun, Qiao

Walls and Towers explores walls and other fortifications of ancient China. It details the evolution of these structures, from simple city walls and moats to the remarkable Great Wall. Walls extending over thousands of miles were erected throughout China’s history, to ward off invasions from the north, or to serve as boundaries between hostile neighboring states...

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The Wealth of China: Untangling the Mystery of the World's Second Largest Economy

The Wealth of China: Untangling the Mystery of the World's Second Largest Economy

by Qiang, Gao

China's near miraculous economic growth over the last thirty years gives rise to a series of conundrums: How did China eclipse two hundred years of Western growth in three short decades? Why have money and wealth grown so quickly in China? Why does the Chinese stock market experience such extreme rises and falls? Why is it so difficult to control property prices? Why are high interest loans...

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Xi Jinping: How to Read Confucius and Other Chinese Classical Thinkers

Xi Jinping: How to Read Confucius and Other Chinese Classical Thinkers

by Zhang, Fenzhi

The most important private activity for Xi Jinping, Secretary General of the Chinese Communist Party, is reading. To him literature is vital for an individual's growth, particularly works of traditional Chinese culture and the philosophy of Confucius, with its focus on society, self-education, and governance...

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